Foster Grandparent Program

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    Taxonomy Code: ND-9200.8000-200

    Programs that provide part-time opportunities for low-income individuals age 60 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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    Foster Grandparent Program (2660 Larimer Street) - Volunteers of AmericaAn initiative that pairs low-income seniors with at-risk children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old to improve literacy and numeracy. Must enjoy working with children. Seniors receive a non-taxable hourly stipend, paid time off and transportation reimbursement. Seniors serve 15 - 40 hours per week.Denver County2660 Larimer Street - Volunteers of AmericaVolunteers of America
    Foster Grandparent Program - St. Mary's Hospital & Regional Medical CenterThe Foster Grandparents program provides a positive role model for children by helping at-risk preschoolers gain important skills for entering kindergarten; working with children with learning disabilities; helping students improve their reading skills; and teaching you essential skills for school and life.Mesa CountySt. Mary's Hospital & Regional Medical CenterSt. Mary's Hospital & Regional Medical Center

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