Foster Grandparent Program

Foster Grandparents are men and women age 55 and older who serve as educational mentors for children age 3-10 in local schools, Head Start and other nonprofit locations. Those who meet income guidelines of less than $22,000 annually may qualify for a stipend of up to $3,000 per year. Training provided, free meals while working, assistance with travel costs to and from school each day. Paid vacations and holidays.

Categories :   Education, Senior Citizens, Volunteering

Phone Number :   515.576.5401

Address :   617 Central Ave, Fort Dodge

Website :

Contact Person :   Tina Patterson

Contact Email :

Hours/Days of Operation :   Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Is transportation for clients provided?   Yes

Is the facility handicapped accessible?   Yes

Access to bi-lingual translation?   No

Who is served?   Infants/Pre-K,Youth (K-12),Senior Citizens

Referral/Registration Process :   Call office,Other

Other Referral Process:   Written application along with two personal references. Training is provided. Must pass a background check that includes fingerprinting through the FBI.