Project Lifesaver

Ready to apply? Project Lifesaver bracelets are intended for individuals who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, dementia, autism, or other cognitive impairments including some mental illnesses.

Download the Project Lifesaver Application and Project Lifesaver Pilot Program Contract and Release here to apply. Once completed, you can email the completed application packet and required documents to LAFound@wdacs.lacounty.gov. You may also send by mail to the following address:

Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services
LA Found Unit
3333 Wilshire Blvd Ste 400
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Along with the completed application and the Project Lifesaver Pilot Program Contract and Release, the authorized agent must also submit copies of the following documentation:

  • Copy of ID for person who will be wearing the device (the participant)
  • Copy of ID for participant’s Authorized Agent
  • Copy of documentation proving authorized Agent status (for children: birth certificate or guardianship document; for adults: Power of Attorney, Conservatorship or proof of status as healthcare decision maker).
  • Current picture of the Participant (face and full body).

Once approved, the LA Found Unit with the Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) will contact you to schedule distribution of the FREE bracelet, train the caregiver on how to assemble the bracelet and test/replace batteries on the device.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we are not conducting face to face distributions. The LA Found Unit will be in contact with options for device distribution and training.

If you have questions regarding the documentation requested, or need help with the application process, please contact us at LAFound@wdacs.lacounty.gov or by calling the LA Found Hotline at (833) 569-7651.

Project Lifesaver bracelets are also available for purchase. The bracelet costs $375.00.