Defensible Space Assistance Program (DSAP)
This program is for low-income seniors and physically disabled persons. Please click on the link for a pamphlet describing the plan and how to sign up. Defensible Space Assistance Pamphlet
All people with any kind medical or mobility issues should have a Vial-of-Life for medical information with further instructions for evacuation.
Home bound individuals and those with development disabilities should have an evacuation Kit ready at all times containing: a couple of changes of clothes, toiletries & medications in one place so they can be easily packed with family contact information. Remember, at all times listen to emergency workers for information and instructions, and follow their instructions. Remember, Fire, Law enforcement and Disaster organizations primary concern is HUMAN SAFETY FIRST.
YANA-You Are Not Alone – http://www.sdsheriff.net/documents/yana-brochure.pdf
YANA is a safety check for home bound people, which includes week-day telephone calls and/or visits by the Sheriff’s Senior Volunteer Program. To enroll you can call the Pine Valley Sheriff’s station at 619-405-5305.
Take Me Home – http://www.sdsheriff.net/tmh/index.html
Another program offered by the Sheriff’s department, the “Take Me Home” Program is a regional photo-based information system hosted by the Sheriff’s Department accessible by all Law Enforcement in San Diego. It is designed to assist Law Enforcement (Police and Sheriff) during contacts with members of the community who have disabilities such as, but not limited to Autism, Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Down syndrome, deafness or any other Developmental Disabilities.