Foster Grandparents


          Volunteer and Help Shape a Child’s Tomorrow


Foster Grandparents volunteer to help children in local public schools and

head-start programs of the Magic Valley learn to read and help them succeed.

      Do you have what it takes to help these children succeed?

      • Are you 55 years old or older?
      • Do you like making a difference in children’s lives?


What do Foster Grandparents Do?


  • Foster Grandparents develop caring, positive relationships with their students, schools, and teachers.
  • Foster Grandparents help students succeed in school.
  •  Foster Grandparents become encouraging mentors to child.
  • Foster Grandparents make positive impacts on the students they serve.


What do Foster Grandparents Receive?


  • A stipend of $2.65 per hour of service (to income eligible seniors).
  • Can work between 15 to 40 hours a week.
  • Reimbursement of mileage at $.46 a mile.
  • All Foster Grandparents are trained and screened.
  • The feeling of joy in knowing that you have made a positive influence in the life of a child.

Please Call us and Become a Foster Grandparent Today!

Please call the CSI Office on Aging, Foster Grandparent Program:

(800) 574-8656

(208) 736-2122



“There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way

in which it treats its children."   ~ Nelson Mandela