To match low-income volunteers aged 55 and over with children and
young people who have special needs, in order to increase opportunities
for them to succeed, while providing challenging and rewarding
experiences for the volunteers.
The purpose of the Foster Grandparent Program is to provide volunteer
assignment for low-income citizens 55 years of age or older to special
needs children. Foster Grandparents devote 15-40 hours per week to the
service of children who have developmental, emotional, physical, social
or medical challenges.
Become a Foster Grandparent
Help special needs children in your community by providing them with the love, encouragement, support and assistance they need.
For more information please call (352) 264-6731.
Funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service and the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners.