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Senior / Volunteer Services

Foster Grandparent Program (FGP)

Foster Grandparents devote their volunteer service entirely toward disadvantaged or disabled youth and young adults. Foster Grandparents help these children in many ways:

  • Offering emotional support to child victims of abuse and neglect Tutoring children with low literacy skills
  • Mentoring troubled teenagers and young mothers Caring for premature infants and children with physical disabilities and exceptional needs

Senior Companion Program (SCP)

Senior Companion program is a national older adult volunteer program designed for seniors to help other seniors maintain independent living. Seniors serve frail older adults, adults with disabilities, those with terminal illnesses, and offer respite for caregivers. Seniors assist in basic but essential ways:

  • Offering companionship and friendship to isolated and frail adults
  • Assisting with simple chores
  • Provide transportation
  • Add value to their clients’ lives

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

RSVP connects volunteers age 55 and over with service opportunities in their communities that match their skills and availability. RSVP volunteers can choose how and where they will serve. Volunteers provide hundreds of community services at nonprofit agencies, such as:

  • Mentoring or tutoring children
  • Providing literacy assistance to adults
  • Providing in home services such as Meals on Wheels and companionship calls
  • Assisting families and veterans
  • Providing services for healthy futures by working with local health care agencies/hospitals to enhance health care services
  • Offering relief services to victims of natural disasters and much, much more

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