Serve Students and Earn Extra Income

Do you need extra income but still want to serve others in your community?

The Foster Grandparents Program provides both service and income opportunities for persons 55 and older with limited incomes.


Become a Foster Grandparent

Earn Extra Income

Supplement your income without affecting your social security earnings.

Serve the Community

Provide critical services to at-risk school children in your community.

Enrich Your Life

Engage in high-quality experiences that will enrich your life.

Become a Foster Grandparent

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Are You 55 or Older and Need More in Your Life? Do you:

  • Want to lead an active life?
  • Need some extra income?
  • Have a passion for serving others?
  • Love supporting the community?

As a Foster Grandparent, you can earn a tax-free stipend while providing a critical service for at-risk children in your community.  Volunteering 15-40 hours each week with in the Foster Grandparent program provides the kind of comfort and love that sets a child on a path to a successful future. 

Become a Foster Grandparent

Chantal Collier

Chantal Collier

Foster Grandparents Program Director

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