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Foster Grandparent Program

Agency: Salvation Army - Newark Area Services
Service Description:

The Foster Grandparent Program enables volunteers, ages 55 and over, to remain physically and mentally active by partnering them with children with special needs. Volunteers are trained to work with children in order to improve their physical, mental, emotional and social development. Children in the program range from ages 0 through 12.




Open to older adults, age 55 or older, have an income less than $21,000/year, pass background checks, and provide finger prints for this federal government program.

Application Instructions:

Please call for an application or walk in to pick up an application form.

Last Update: July 05, 2016


45 Central Ave

Newark, NJ 07102

Web Address:

Areas Served:

Essex and Hudson Counties

Business Hours:

Mon - Fri 9:00am - 4:00pm

Telephones: types, numbers and hours
Type Number Details
Main Phone (973) 623-5959 Ext: 208
Fax (973) 623-7537 Fax number for service




  • Free
  • Referral Required

  • No referral required