The Transylvania Times -

Foster Grandparents Needed In Transylvania County

 

November 20, 2017

Courtesy photo

This foster grandparent helps a child work on a puzzle.

Foster grandparents are trusted mentors, confidants and friends to children in need. Foster grandparents are 55 years of age or older and volunteer 20 hours of time a week.

Their goal is to help children with special needs improve their reading, motor skills, temperament and behavior. Their efforts enhance a child's physical development, improve the children's self-esteem and, in general, they serve the children as invaluable role models.

While providing this assistance to children, the volunteers receive a stipend of $225 or more monthly to supplement their monthly income. This sti...



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