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Elder Care Volunteer Opportunities

For Seniors

Foster Grandparent Program
203-752-3059
Foster grandparents receive small stipends to provide one-on-one care to children with special needs at day care centers and Head Start sites. Applicants must be age 60 or older, meet financial eligibility requirements, and must have a physical prior to starting work.

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program
203-752-3059
"RSVP" is a national network of close to 500,000 volunteers, one of the largest in the nation, contributing their time and talents in productive activities in various settings. RSVP participants offer their time to libraries, non-profits, senior centers, museums and many other community organizations.

Senior Companion Program
203-752-3059
Senior Companions receive a small stipend to visit frail, homebound older adults. Each receives a small stipend for his or her work. Applicants must be age 60 and older, meet financial eligibility requirements, and must have a physical prior to starting work.

United Way of Greater New Haven
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For All Ages

FISH
203-469-8967
A not-for-profit agency that delivers free bags of non-perishable food to those who cannot access a soup kitchen or walk-in food pantry.
FISH of Greater New Haven, Inc.
P.O. Box 8552
New Haven, CT 06531

Sage Services of Connecticut
203-777-7401
sageservices@snet.net
Volunteer Court Visitors provide regular visits with frail, low-income elderly people who have no family or friends to look out for their interests. The purpose of the Court visitor is to protect the rights, dignity, personal health, and safety of clients living in nursing homes or in the community, serving as advocates for the elderly.
703 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

South Central Connecticut Agency on Aging
203-785-8533
Fax: 203-933-7078
The SCCAA is a non-profit agency serving adults sixty and over. It functions to provide guidance to services, programs, and benefits for seniors and caregivers in the Greater New Haven area and the Lower Naugatuck Valley. The agency addresses such topics as transportation, adult day care, disability services, crisis information, health service programs, nutrition programs, social service programs, financial entitlement programs, housing, support groups, and municipal agents.
One Long Wharf Drive, Suite 1L New Haven, CT 06511

United Way of Greater New Haven
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