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SAN ANDREAS REGIONAL CENTER

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy
  • Health & Medicine
  • People with Disabilities
  • Seniors

Location

6203 SAN IGNACIO AVE STE 200SAN JOSE, CA 95119 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The San Andreas Regional Center Foster Grandparent Program establishes person-to-person relationships between limited income adults, 55 years of age and older, to children receiving services from the Regional Center. Foster Grandparent volunteers bring a lifetime of experience to children and provide an opportunity for them to more fully participate in school. Foster Grandparents serve children in schools within Santa Clara County. The Senior Companion Program shares the same philosophy and goals as the Foster Grandparent Program; however, they serve adults 21 years of age and older. Senior Companions serve at Adult Day Programs, Work Activity Programs, and Adult Residential Facility for Persons with Special Health Care Needs (ARFPSHN) within Santa Clara County.

Description

We are in search of individuals who would like to make a difference in the life of a child or adult with developmental disabilities!

In order to qualify for the Programs, volunteers must be aged 55 or over and must meet income qualifications.

The Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion Programs benefit all parties involved. Volunteers receive a tax-exempt stipend, daily meal and travel allowance, annual recognition and other benefits.

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