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Foster Grandparents - Share Your Love and Experience

Eligibility: Any person 55 and older who meets income-eligibility requirements.
Phone Number: (410) 222-4464
The Foster Grandparent Program engages persons 55 and older, particularly those with limited incomes, in volunteer service to meet critical community needs and to provide a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of the volunteers. Also, Foster Grandparents give back to the community by mentoring and offering a loving presence in the lives of developmentally and at risk youths in various community settings.
If you are:
  • Able to meet certain income criteria
  • 55 years or older
  • Able to commit to 20 - 40 hours per week
  • Enjoy working with children
  • Looking to make a difference in the community
  • In good physical/mental health
Volunteering as a Foster Grandparent offers emotional support to children who need the care and time you can give them.
Foster Grandparents Benefits:
  • Modest tax free stipend (for those who are income eligible)
  • Monthly In-Service Trainings
  • Paid Training
  • Placement near home
  • Free physical exam
  • Paid vacation and sick days, and holidays
  • Transportation
  • Annual recognition event
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • The reward of helping a child advance and receive endless smiles and hugs




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Anne Arundel County, Maryland. 44 Calvert Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401 | Tele: (410) 222-7000