1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 1610, Philadelphia, PA 19102


Share Today. Shape Tomorrow.

Our grandparents:

Age 55 or older

Make under $25,000 annually

Like working with children ages 3-7

Can volunteer 15-40 hours per week in a school

Want to earn a stipend

Has the following qualities:

  • A love for children

  • Commitment to building inter-generational relationships

  • Willingness to be supervised in a classroom environment

  • Ability to give 1 on 1 attention to their assigned student(s)

​About Us

​Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors, and friends to children with exceptional needs. The program provides a way for volunteers age 55 and over to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities.

Sign up for an Eligibility Session!

Our next eligibility session is Wednesday, November 6 from 10 am – 1 pm.

Click here or call 215-686-2055 to sign up.


Contact Us

Kenny Luu | Deputy Service Officer | (215) 686-2055 | kenneth.luu@phila.gov


Municipal Services Building | 1401 JFK Blvd. Suite 1610 | Philadelphia, PA 19102