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ACCAP Senior Kinship Program

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The Senior Kinship Program offers a one-on-one service where volunteers provide assistance and friendship to isolated or home-bound seniors throughout Anoka County. Services include companionship, outings, running errands, and providing medical and non-medical transportation. Through community exposure and interactions with our clients, volunteers further ACCAP’s mission by empowering seniors who are low income, assisting them in achieving their dreams and aspirations.

Criteria for Becoming a Volunteer:

  • 40 years of age or older
  • Willing to volunteer 2 - 10 hours a week
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Pass required background check

All volunteers are eligible for transportation reimbursement (portal to portal while volunteering), receive an hourly stipend, & receive on-going training and supervision. Most importantly, volunteers benefit from lifelong friendships , give back to their community, and assist ACCAP in furthering their mission and vision! If interested, contact the Senior Kinship Coordinator, Janene Ducharme, at 763-783-4745!

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About ACCAP Senior Kinship Program

Location:

1201 89th Avenue, Suite 345, Blaine, MN 55434, US

Mission Statement

The Anoka County Community Action Program, Inc. is an innovative catalyst for empowering lower income Anoka County residents to achieve their aspirations and dreams.

Description

Anoka County Community Action Program, Inc.’s (ACCAP) mission states, "The Anoka County Community Action Program, Inc. is an innovative catalyst for empowering lower income Anoka County residents to achieve their aspirations and dreams." ACCAP is recognized as a leading nonprofit offering services that are necessary, relevant, culturally inclusive, and make measurable differences in people’s lives. ACCAP aims to be innovative and flexible allowing the agency to continually improve programs and services to meet the needs of the community and empower our residents in our community. ACCAP offers a wide variety of programming to assist individuals in Anoka County who have low incomes throughout their lifespan. Some of these services and programs include (but are not limited to) Energy Assistance, Head Start, Housing Services and Senior Programs. Within Senior Programs we provide Kinship, Outreach, Senior Information Line, Budgeting, and Chores & More services.

In 2018, ACCAP served nearly 2,500 individuals that were 55 years of age or older. As we are in the midst of this persistent population increase, one of ACCAP’s goals is to continue to meet the needs of the older adult population as well as prepare and strengthen our programs to meet the needs of our future clients. All of the ACCAP Senior Program services target adults who are 60 years and older and who currently reside in Anoka County. Individuals of all income levels are able to access our services, but emphasis is placed on those who are low income.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1201 89th AvenueSuite 345Blaine, MN 55434

(45.13295,-93.23959)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 40
  • Orientation or Training
  • Looking for volunteers who would be willing to give between 2 -10 hours a week.
  • Have reliable transportation.

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