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    Programs that provide part-time opportunities for low-income individuals age 55 and older to serve as mentors, tutors and caregivers for abused or neglected children, troubled youth, or youngsters with disabilities or other special needs in schools, hospitals, child care programs, Head Start programs and residential settings. Foster grandparents receive a modest tax-free stipend for their work as well as reimbursements for their travel expenses, and have the satisfaction of helping young people grow, gain confidence, and become more productive members of society. Local nonprofit organizations and public agencies receive grants to sponsor and operate local Foster Grandparent projects. The Foster Grandparents Program is part of Senior Corps, a network of programs administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Blair Senior Services, Inc. Foster Grandparent ProgramFoster grandparent program.BlairBlair Senior Services Volunteer Program OpportunitiesBlair Senior Services, Inc.
    Foster Grandparent Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming CountiesThe Foster Grandparent Program provides opportunities for Low-Income persons age 55 or over to extend supportive services in Health, Education, and Welfare settings to children having special or exceptional needs.LuzerneArea Agency on Aging-Luzerne and Wyoming CountiesArea Agency on Aging-Luzerne and Wyoming Counties
    Foster Grandparents - BSST Area Agency on AgingFoster Grandparents make a difference in the lives of special needs children by serving as their ``Grandmas and Grandpas'' in sites such as but not limited to Head Start Centers, schools, or day care facilities in the four county area.TiogaAAA - Montrose OfficeB/S/S/T Area Agency On Aging
    Foster Grandparents - BSST Area Agency on AgingFoster Grandparents make a difference in the lives of special needs children by serving as their ``Grandmas and Grandpas'' in sites such as but not limited to Head Start Centers, schools, or day care facilities in the four county area.TiogaAAA - Wellsboro OfficeB/S/S/T Area Agency On Aging
    Foster Grandparents-BSST Area Agency On AgingFoster Grandparents make a difference in the lives of special needs children by serving as their ``Grandmas and Grandpas'' in sites such as but not limited to Head Start Centers, schools, or day care facilities in the four county area.SullivanAAA - Laporte OfficeB/S/S/T Area Agency On Aging
    Foster Grandparents-BSST Area Agency On AgingFoster Grandparents make a difference in the lives of special needs children by serving as their ``Grandmas and Grandpas'' in sites such as but not limited to Head Start Centers, schools, or day care facilities in the four county area.BradfordAAA - Towanda OfficeB/S/S/T Area Agency On Aging
    Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office - Foster Grandparent ProgramFoster Grandparent Program Volunteers have an opportunity to earn money while serving their community. The program provides eligible persons age 55 or older with a modest monetary stipend, to serve in a classroom setting mentoring and tutoring children who need a little extra help with school work or preparing for kindergarten. Come share your time and wisdom to help guide these children on the path of a bright and successful future. Foster Grandparent Volunteers serve at various Erie County elementary schools, middle schools, specialized schools, Head Start Centers, Migrant Head Starts and pre-elementary daycare centers. Participation Requirements: • Working one-on-one with children. • Serve and average 20-40 hours per week. • Each volunteer will be assigned to three – five children in the classroom. • Basic Literacy Skills ErieGreater Erie Community Action Committee - Central OfficeGreater Erie Community Action Committee
    Office of Human Services (Area Agency on Aging) - Main Office - National Family Caregiver Support-GrandparentingA service that helps older adults take care of children whose parents are unable.ElkOffice of Human Services (Area Agency on Aging) - Main OfficeOffice of Human Services (Area Agency on Aging)
    Senior CorpsRecruits and trains seniors for volunteer opportunities, including Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions, and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.1201 New York Ave NW, Washington DC (Senior Corps)Corporation for National Service
    Union-Snyder Agency on Aging - Foster GrandparentAny man or woman who is 55 years of age or older, is living on a limited income, is healthy enough to work 4 or 5 hours each day, is concerned about and enjoys being with children, and is able to take directions and accept supervision is qualified to be a Foster Grandparent. Foster Grandparents spends 4 hours a day, 5 days a week at a local Head Start Program, day care center, school, or special institution and gives tender, loving, one-on-one support and companionship to children with special needs. Participant benefits include: Tax-free hourly stipend Transportation assistance A daily meal Annual physical Paid vacation, holiday, and sick leave Paid trainings Recognition events Socialization and friendship SnyderUnion-Snyder Agency on Aging, Inc.Union-Snyder Agency on Aging, Inc.

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