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Genesee County Office For the Aging

Contact Information

2 Bank St
Batavia, NY 14020 - 2202
(585) 343-1611
RSVP 2013 Competition Appendix A Part 1 Funding Opportunities

Executive Summary

RSVP of Genesee County will support 325 RSVP volunteers; 130 will serve in the Primary Focus Area, Healthy Futures.

RSVP volunteers will: assess older adults' well-being and their environment; deliver meals; drive older adults and veterans to medical appointments; provide companionship; assist with homebound individuals' housework and yard work; help clients with correspondence; lend a hand with meal preparation; exchange library materials; conduct falls risk assessments; and assist clients with planning a budget, bill paying, balancing their checkbook, working with creditors, filing insurance forms and applying for benefits; make referrals; collect food donations; deliver donated food to centralized distribution points; organize food pantries; and, assist clients in selecting nutritionally balanced foods. This will be accomplished through a network of 8 partner agencies such as Office for the Aging, VA Western NY Healthcare System, Catholic Charities, Lifespan (human service agency for older adults), Community Action, and community faith-based organizations.

The primary focus area of this project is Healthy Futures.

At the end of the 12-month performance period: 302 homebound or older adults and individuals with disabilities will receive food, transportation, or other services that allow them to live independently; 126 homebound or older adults and individuals with disabilities who receive those services will report having increased social ties/perceived social support; and, 2500 individuals will receive emergency food from food banks, food pantries, or other nonprofit organizations.

The CNCS federal investment of $36,286 will be supplemented by $42,339.

Award Information

Application ID: 13SR144368
CNCS Award Amount:
CNCS Grant Number: 13SRANY014
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