Wayne County Action Program Inc.

Contact Information

159 Montezuma St
Lyons, NY 14489 - 1228
315-665-0131
FY 2015 RSVP Competition

Executive Summary

An estimated 142 RSVP volunteers will serve.

Some of their activities will include: Facilitating Living Healthy, Bone Builders and Senior Steppers to enhance clients' Access to Care; Provision of Volunteer Transportation Corps and Meals on Wheels services to support clients' Aging in Place; and Delivery of Tax Counseling for the Elderly to increase clients' Financial Literacy.

The primary focus area of this project is Healthy Futures, engaging 70% of our RSVP volunteers. Another 12% will serve in the Economic Opportunity focus area. 18% will be placed in assignments that local address community priorities not covered by the National Performance Measures.

At the end of the three year grant 142 unduplicated volunteers will annually serve 950 participants. Workplans with outcomes predict that 90% of participants will report increases in social support, empowering them prolong their ability to live independently and support Aging in Place.

The CNCS federal investment of $40,087 will be supplemented by $25,336 in local share for a total project amount of $65, 423.

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