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Foster Grandparent Program

Agency: Family Services of Montgomery County
Service Description:

The Foster Grandparent Program provides volunteer opportunities for limited-income seniors to help children with special needs. Foster Grandparents work in day care centers, elementary schools, Head Start programs, alternative schools, and at other community agencies providing one-on-one academic and emotional support to children who have been abused, have physical or developmental disabilities, or are in need of additional assistance. All volunteer Foster Grandparents receive a modest tax-free payment for a minimum of 15 hours of service each week, a free/reimbursed meal, free transportation, and paid training.




Open to Montgomery County residents, ages 55 and older. Applicants must also be at or below income requirement and enjoy working with children.

Application Instructions:

Please call for information.

Required Documents:

  • application/registration forms
  • driver's license
  • emergency contact telephone number
  • photo ID
  • police report
  • proof of age
  • proof of household income
  • Last Update: November 09, 2017


    3125 Ridge Pike

    Eagleville, PA 19403

    Web Address:

    Areas Served:

    Montgomery County. Primarily Greater Norristown, Greater Pottstown and North Penn areas

    Business Hours:

    Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Evenings and Weekends by appointment

    Telephones: types, numbers and hours
    Type Number Details
    Main Phone (610) 630-0201
    Alternate Phone (610) 630-2111 Office Line
    Fax (610) 630-4003




  • Open Fridays
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Thursdays
  • Open Tuesdays
  • Open Wednesdays
  • Payment/Funding

  • Free
  • Special Populations

  • Older Adults