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Foster Grandparent Program Benefits

Program Description

The Foster Grandparent Program provides grants to qualified agencies and organizations for the dual purpose of engaging persons 60 or older, with limited incomes, in volunteer service to meet critical community needs and to provide a high quality volunteer experience that will enrich the lives of the volunteers. Program funds are used to support Foster Grandparents in providing supportive, person to person service to children with exceptional or special needs.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be interested in volunteering and you must be 60 years of age or older.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

National Senior Service Corps
Foster Grandparent Program
Corporation for National and Community Service
1201 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20525
Local: 202-606-5000
Toll-free: 1-800-424-8867