• The Foster Grandparent Program


    Photo of Foster Grandparent serving as mentor to special needs and at-risk children.For more than 30 years, the Foster Grandparent has been serving children with exceptional needs in our community.

    Volunteer Opportunities

    If you want to share your experience and compassion with children, you may have what it takes to become a Foster Grandparent.  Providing you have the time to give, are 55 years of age and over and in good physical and mental health, you may be eligible for the Foster Grandparent Program.  For more information, contact us at 630-5450.

    Accomplishments

    Seventy-five (75) volunteers performed more than 83,150 hours of service to the community in 2014.  At market value (average $21.24 per hour), service is equivalent to more than $2 million annually.

    Assignments

    Foster Grandparents are assigned to:

    • Head Start Programs
    • Day Care Centers
    • Public and Private Schools
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