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Senior Companion Program Benefits

Program Description

The Senior Companion Program provides grants to qualified agencies and organizations for the dual purpose of engaging persons 60 and older, particularly those with limited incomes, in volunteer service to meet critical community needs and to provide a high quality experience that will enrich the lives of the volunteers. Program funds are used to support Senior Companions in providing supportive, individualized services to help adults with special needs in order to maintain their independence.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be interested in volunteering and you must be 60 years of age or older.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

National Senior Service Corps
Senior Companion Program
Corporation for National and Community Service
1201 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20525
Local: 202-606-5000
Toll-free: 1-800-424-8867