WACO POLICE DEPARTMENT

Take Me Home Program

Take Me Home

The Take Me Home program is a FREE service available for all residents of McLennan County, for adults and children who may have difficulty communicating due to a developmental or cognitive disability.

The database is maintained by the Waco Police Department Communications Division. It is only accessible to law enforcement personnel and may include a photograph, disability information, physical description and emergency contact information.

If a person in the Take Me Home program is encountered by a police officer or deputy dispatched by Waco, personnel can access the database and quickly retrieve critical information that can help in communicating with the individual and a safe return to the caregiver.

Who can enroll in Take Me Home?

Any adult OR child who may have difficulty communicating due to a developmental or cognitive disability. These individuals tend to be a risk for wandering and include disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dementia, Down Syndrome etc.

We require anyone enrolling an individual be either a family member or legal guardian of the individual.

Click here for a registration form that you may fill out then either mail or bring the completed form to the Waco Police Department at 3115 Pine Avenue in Waco). This form will not be accepted by email.

For any further questions, please contact Jayni Sykora at the Waco Police Department Communications Division by phone at 254-750-7654.

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