Senior Corps Programs
Foster Grandparent Program
VNS of Iowa is the sponsor of the Foster Grandparent Program, federally funded through the Corporation for National and Community Service. The Foster Grandparent Program provides service opportunities to seniors who are 55 and older and on a limited income. Foster Grandparents receive a stipend for volunteering at either an elementary school or day care center for a minimum of 15 hours a week. The goal of the program is to provide one-on-one support to children who have special needs by assisting with reading, small group work and/or specific tutoring activities. If you are interested in learning more about the Foster Grandparent Program, please call 515-558-9975.
Senior Companion Program
This program recruits and trains senior 55 and over to support homebound adults, helping them maintain a happy, healthy life at home. Whether you need assistance with picking up your medication; respite for a loved one while you run errands; or companionship, VNS of Iowa has Senior Companions eager to assist you. Call 515-558-9957 for more information.
Notice of VNS of Iowa Privacy Practices for Protected Health Information
This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. View the Notice of Privacy Practices here.