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Mission Statement

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WAGES is dedicated to helping people improve their quality of life and health and gain independence. WAGES will:

Advocate for the disadvantaged

Encourage people to raise their self-esteem through education

Provide service and opportunities for service

Mobilize communty, public and private resources

Description

Make a Difference in the Life of a Child

Don't just sit at home wishing you had something to do... Call 919/734/1178 ext. 202

The Foster Grandparent Program offers adults age 55 years and older opportunities to serve as mentors, tutors, and loving caregivers for children from birth to 21 years of age with special needs.

If you are interested in serving as a Foster Grandparent, you must meet an income eligibility guidelines ( one in the family allowed to make $21,660 per year). You will receive a modest, tax-free stipend to offset the cost of volunteering. Foster Grandparents serve 20 hours a week, usually 4 hours a day Monday through Friday at a variety of Volunteer Stations.

Other benefits include reimbursement for transportation, some meals during service, and accident and liability insurance while on duty. Pre-Service and monthly training sessions are provided.

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http://wagesnc.org

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