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Caledon EMS Offers Emergency Response Vulnerable Persons Registry


Emergency Response Vulnerable Persons Registry

Caledon Fire & Emergency Services offers special assistance to residents with disabilities when an emergency occurs. Should you or a resident in your household require special assistance and would like to have your name and address placed on our Registry, please complete this form and return it to us. This will ensure in the event of an emergency situation, the respondents are better equipped to assist you.

Click here to download the Vulnerable Person Registry Form
To ensure the continued success of this program, remember to:

Update annually as the list is retained for a period of one (1) year from the date received.
Notify Fire & Emergency Services if the individual requiring the special care no
longer resides at the location on record.
Should you have further questions regarding this service, contact our Fire & Emergency Services Department at 905.584.2272 ext. 4303.

Completed Forms can be emailed, mailed or dropped off to:

Fire & Emergency Services
6211 Old Church Road
Caledon, ON L7C 1J7

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of emergency situations is this registration for?

Registering for the Vulnerable Persons Registry is to help fire emergency personnel in cases of emergency where fire personnel are dispatched.

Emergency calls for police and/or ambulance are not applicable to this Registry.

If I don’t live in Caledon, can I still use the registry?

To use the registry the vulnerable person must reside in Caledon. Check with the municipality in which you reside to see if they have a similar program.

Should I register for the Program if I reside in a registered residential support unit (group home), social housing unit and/or seniors supportive housing?

Individuals living in any type of registered social or supportive housing unit shall contact the Administration Office of the housing complex in which they reside, and advise them they require assistance to evacuate during an emergency evacuation of the building. This information should be included in the approved Fire Safety Plan for the building, and include personal information and location of persons requiring assistance, as well as the emergency procedures to be used in case of fire.

Who has access to the registry?

Personnel retained for Fire Emergency communication dispatch require access to the information to perform their duties. There are strict regulations with respect to accessing and disseminating information.

Will I be notified when the annual renewal is required?

The renewals are the sole responsibility of the vulnerable person or his/her guardian. It may be helpful to re-register for the program during the month of your birthday.

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About the author

Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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