Project Lifesaver International

Project Lifesaver International

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General Information
Description of ServiceProject Lifesaver International provides police, fire/rescue and other first responders with a comprehensive program including equipment and training to quickly locate and rescue “at risk” individuals with cognitive disorders who are at constant risk to the life threatening behavior of wandering including those with Alzheimer’s disease, Autism, and Down syndrome. Project Lifesaver has over 1,300 participating agencies throughout 47 states in the U.S., Canada, and Australia, and has performed 2,880 searches over the last 15 years with no serious injuries or fatalities ever reported. Project Lifesaver provides equipment, training, certification and support to law enforcement, public safety organizations and community groups throughout the country and nation.

Project Lifesaver International provides in-depth training for law enforcement and other public safety agencies on the use of specialized electronic search and rescue equipment, technology and procedures, as well as teaching rescuers how to communicate with people afflicted with cognitive conditions, all of which are essential to the successful rescue of missing persons who wander or otherwise become lost. They certify search and rescue personnel and provide ongoing management to participating agencies.

In addition, Project Lifesaver develops public outreach programs to educate others about the issue of wandering, and they constantly work toward developing public policy and effective law enforcement response to help save lives and “bring loved ones home.”
Geographical AreaWorldwide - includes all Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureIf you are interested in enrolling a friend or loved one on the program, and you know of a Project Lifesaver agency in your area, please call them directly as they will have the most up-to-date pricing information and local contacts to help get you started and enroll your loved one on the program.

If you are interested in enrolling and do NOT know of a Project Lifesaver agency in your area, you can go to our website and click on “Where we are at” and you can search by zip code and agency name. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to call us at 757-546-5502. A member of our friendly staff will be happy to assist you in finding the agency closest to you to get you started.
Client Information
Target PopulationMental Health Concerns
EligibilityAdults and children who wander due to Alzheimer's disease, autism, ASD, Down Syndrome, dementia and other related disorders and their loved ones.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsTypical costs to enroll a loved one will vary by agency.
Please contact your local agency for specific cost.
Payment NotesSome agencies participate in grant funding and programs and may be able to provide wristbands at discounted rates or at no charge to the family.
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 2710 SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard
Physical Site City, State, Zip Port St. Lucie, FL 34953
Main Phone 772-446-1273
Other Phone 757-546-5502
Service Location Email On-line contact form
Web Address
Additional Information
Update User ID282947
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Project Lifesaver International
Affiliated Program: Project Lifesaver International
This Service: Project Lifesaver International
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Alzheimer's Disease (YF-3000.0440)
Autism Spectrum Disorder (YF-1800.0400)
Dementia (YF-3000.2380)
Down Syndrome (YF-3000.2560)
Emergency Alert (PH-1800)
Emergency Rescue (JR-1800)
Families/Friends of People With Alzheimer's Disease (YJ-6730)
Target Populations >> Disabilities and Health Conditions >> Developmental Disabilities >> Autism Spectrum Disorder >> Autism (X_YF-1800.0400-050)