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Foster Grandparent Program
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
Phone: 785-628-5809
Fax: 785-628-4065
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Foster Grandparent Benefits

Benefits to Volunteers:

  • Tax free stipend to supplement your income
  • Transportation reimbursement to and from the service site
  • Paid training, annual leave, sick leave, and holidays
  • Accident and liability insurance while serving
  • Personal satisfaction from helping a child succeed in school and life

The stipend does not count as income when determining eligibility for benefits including:

  • Food stamps/Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Energy Assistance
  • Subsidized housing
  • Rent
  • VA pension


Corporation for National and Community Service  |  National Senior Corps Association 

Northwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging  |  Southwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging

FHSU Senior Companion Program

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