Support Services


  • Individuals age 55+ who meet income guidelines and other requirements
  • No formal experience with tutoring required


  • 20 hours paid orientation training
  • Monthly meetings for continued training

  • Volunteers share their expertise with students
  • Volunteers challenge themselves to learn new skills with students


  • Peer support
  • Support from school staff
  • Support from Foster Grandparent Program Director

Program Benefits

  • Personal satisfaction
  • Paid stipend not counted as income
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid meal at school

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The Foster Grandparent Program is a part of Senior Corps, along with RSVP and Senior Companions. Senior Corps is administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency that improves lives, strengthens communities, and fosters civic engagement through service and volunteering. Workforce Connections, Inc. is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/program, and does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the provision of services or employment. If you need this printed material interpreted or in a different form, or if you need assistance in using this service, please contact us. Deaf, hearing or speech impaired callers may reach us through the Wisconsin Relay System at 1-800-WI-RELAY (947-3529).

Wisconsin Senior Employment Program is the state-administered Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) authorized by Title V of the Older Americans Act, federally funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.)


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