The program features transmitter bracelets that emit a radio signal that search and rescue personnel can use to track and locate an individual who is missing.
Bracelet available free of charge, depending on funds. Monthly maintenance fee of $30 that covers cost of batteries and transmitter bands for the device. Financial assistance available based on income.
This program is offered in partnership with Escambia Search and Rescue and the Pilot Club of Pensacola and available in both Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.
- Device remains property of Autism Pensacola and should be returned if no longer in use.
- Failure to pay maintenance fees, attend monthly battery replacement sessions, or remove the bracelet more than three times may result in removal from the program.
- Battery replacement sessions will be held the third Tuesday of each month.
- The child is required to attend as the bracelet is removed so the battery can be replaced.