Vulnerable Person Registry (VPR)


Vulnerable Person Registry

Vulnerable Person RegistryThe Vulnerable Person Registry (VPR) is a service in Mississauga and Brampton that allows caregivers of vulnerable persons to submit vital information to a database that will be used by police and other emergency services during a crisis situation. 
Vulnerable Person

A Vulnerable Person is defined as a person who due to a medical, mental health, or physical condition may exhibit patterns of behaviour that may pose a danger to themselves or others. This may include:

  • A tendency to wander
  • The inability to communicate
  • Fascinations or attractions (water, construction sites etc.)
  • Social responses (fear of strangers, aggression)
Examples of Vulnerable Persons

 Examples of Vulnerable Persons may include Persons with:

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • an Acquired Brain Injury
  • a Mental Health condition that causes a person to exhibit the behaviours above
Who can submit this information?Parents or caregivers of a vulnerable person living in Mississauga or Brampton can submit this information.
What information is required?

During the registration, you will be asked to provide information such as:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Physical descriptors
  • Contact information
  • Special needs
  • Methods of approach
  • Objects of attraction
  • A photo of the persons face. 
    Please note that the photo must be in JPEG (.jpg) format.
How is this information used?In the event of an emergency responding officers, and other responding emergency services workers, will have immediate access to this registry. This can help provide vital information in a timely manner and reduces the likelihood that critical information is not overlooked.
Further Questions?Please click here for additional frequently asked questions.
Fact Sheet

Vulnerable Persons Registry


 Click here to File a VPR Report 

 PRP 625 Apr/13