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Volunteer Community Responder research study

We’re finding out if a mobile phone app can help cardiac arrest victims.

The Volunteer Community Responder pilot program aims to see if crowdsourcing CPR can save more lives in Peel.

How the program works

When someone calls 911 with signs of cardiac arrest:

When someone in cardiac arrest gets early CPR and defibrillation, their chance of survival can increase by up to 70%.

This pilot program is part of a 5-year study with Sunnybrook Hospital.

Visit volunteer opportunities to become a volunteer. Refer to this brochure or email us to learn more.