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Senior Companion Program
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
Phone: 785-628-5809
Fax: 785-628-4089
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Senior Companion 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
  • New friendships and personal satisfaction from helping others

This 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

Benefits to Individuals Served:

  • Companionship, personal support and friendship
  • Assistance with daily activities
  • Respite care for family caregivers


Corporation for National and Community Service  |  National Senior Corps Association

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

FHSU Foster Grandparent Program

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