Scheduled Maintenance Notice

ALERT: NationalService.gov will be offline for scheduled maintenance from Wednesday, September 26 at 12am ET through Wednesday, September 26 at 6am ET. We appreciate your patience. 

Foster Grandparents

Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors, and friends to children with exceptional needs. The program provides a way for volunteers age 55 and over to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities.


 Volunteers serve at thousands of local organizations that:

  • Help children learn to read and provide one-on-one tutoring
  • Mentor troubled teenagers and young mothers
  • Care for premature infants or children with disabilities
  • Help children who have been abused or neglected

All you need to join is the ability to give the kind of comfort and love that sets a child on the path toward a successful future. If you’re 55 or older and want to share your experience and compassion, you have what it takes to be a Foster Grandparent.

 

 

Becoming a Foster Grandparent Volunteer

And remember: When you volunteer, you’re not just helping others—you’re helping yourself. Volunteering leads to new discoveries and new friends. Plus, studies show that volunteering helps you live longer and promotes a positive outlook on life. So get involved, and join Foster Grandparents today!

Get involved in Senior CorpsManaging GrantsSenior Corps Stories

 

 

Twitter IconFacebook IconTumblr IconEmail Icon
Back to Top