Halton Regional Police Service

Site: Oakville - 20 Division

Service: Project Lifesaver

Record #: OAK9152
Last Full Update: 14 Mar 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone Victim Services Unit 905-825-4810
TTY Phone 1-800-990-8199
E-Mail projectlifesaver@haltonpolice.ca
Website www.haltonpolice.ca/en/services-and-reporting/project-lifesaver.aspx
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Primary Contact Michelle Barclay, Victim Services and Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-825-4747 ext 5239; Email: michelle.barclay@haltonpolice.ca

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Program combines radio technology with a coordinated rapid response to help police locate wandering or missing individuals living with cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer's, autism, down syndrome, acquired brain injury or other kinds of cognitive impairment, by way of a tracking device

  • participants wear a personalized lightweight battery operated wristband that emits an FM radio based signal every second, 24 hours a day
  • if the client is reported missing, officers will use Project Lifesaver equipment to search for and locate the missing person
  • 30 minutes is the average time it takes to find missing people

Administration Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm

  • Emergency response, Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease, autism, down syndrome, acquired brain injury or other kinds of cognitive impairment

Click on the Project Lifesaver Fact Sheet for information about the application process

  • if someone is missing, call 9-1-1 right away
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees Program - an initial fee of $400.00 for the transmitter and $60 annual battery and strap charge ; Fee assistance available for qualified individuals ; assistance is provided by Halton Region.

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Halton Regional Police Service 20 Division
95 Oak Walk Dr
Oakville, ON L6H 0G6
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Intersection Post Rd and Dundas St
Mailing Address c/o Victim Services Unit, Project Lifesaver
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

Parenting Main Categories Special Needs
Parenting Sub-Categories Autism
Service Categories Locator Aids ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Locator Aids ~ Brain Injuries ; Locator Aids ~ Dementia ; Locator Aids ~ Down Syndrome

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