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Organization: Lakehead Search and Rescue Unit - Confederation College, Dorion Building  
Phone Numbers: 24-hour Service 807-474-2287
Crisis: Police: 807-625-1260
PO Box 10146
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 6T6
Street Address:
Thunder Bay  
Location: Confederation College, Dorion Building
Accessibility: Not Wheelchair Accessible    Not Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Meetings Third Thu of the month 7 pm, Sep-Jun
Executives: Bob Grieve - President
Lakehead Search and Rescue
Public Contacts: Denise Wallace - Search Manager
Lakehead Search and Rescue
807-630-4645 *
Service Description: Offers search and rescue services

Located in the Dorion Building on the Confederation College campus on Nakina Dr

  • Functions as a volunteer organization devoted to all phases of land search and rescue within Thunder Bay District
  • Offers training programs
  • Performs practical and simulated rescues
  • Offers education in survival techniques
  • Provides assistance through the City Police 807-625-1260 and the Ontario Provincial Police 807-344-8421

  • Project Lifesaver
    • Operates a special program for individuals who wander
    • Provides a transmitter bracelet for clients to identify their location

    Meetings: Monthly, Sep-Jun, 3rd Thu, 7 pm; call for location
    Fees: Service - Project Lifesaver * None
    Application: Project Lifesaver: Contact Denise Wallace at 807-630-4745,
    Eligibility / Target Population:
    • Requires a Provincial Certification Course and 1 year probationary period as well as a Criminal Reference Check from Ontario Provincial Police
    • Requires Incident Command System 100

    Project Lifesaver
    • Individuals with Alzheimer's or children with Autism
    • Clients must wear transmitter bracelet and have a caregiver providing 24-hour service
    Languages: English
    Area Served:
    City of Thunder Bay, District of Thunder Bay, Northern  
    See Also: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
    Emergency Planning and Preparedness

    This information was last completely updated on March 2, 2018

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