BC Search and Rescue Association

BC Search and Rescue Association
PO Box 2176, Sidney, BC, V8L 3S6
Search and Rescue
General Information

The BC Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA) advocates on behalf of the 78 ground search and rescue (GSAR) groups in the province. Comprised of 3,400+ hard working professional volunteers, these GSAR groups donate more than 440,000 of hours of their time each year in order to search for and rescue 2,100 subjects per year.

If you require help, call 911 as soon as possible and stay in one location until found. There is no charge for rescue.

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More than 3,400+ unpaid professionals in 78 SAR groups provide search and rescue services to residents and visitors in B.C., free of charge. Need search and rescue? Call 911.