NYC FOSTER GRANDPARENT TELEPHONE OR WALK-IN INQUIRY
This program is for seniors 55 years of age and older. Grandparents willing to work with children for four (4) or up to seven (7) hours each day; five (5) days per week. Grandparents are placed in the borough that they live in.
The Grandparents work at Schools, Day Care Centers, and Head Start Programs.
Grandparents receive a stipend which is not considered a salary of $2.65 per hour which is non -taxable. You also receive transportation reimbursement. In the beginning you put the money out and then it is reimbursed to you.
Foster Grandparents receive a nutritious lunch from most of the sites.
Now in order to be eligible for this program, if you are a Single person your income can not exceed $2,298 per month. If you are married your income can not exceed $3,102 per month.
If you fall into these earning guidelines you are then eligible to become a NYC Foster Grandparent.
Each Grandparent must be fingerprinted for this program, because our program is federally funded, you must also have a physical before starting.
When you come in for your interview you must bring with you two (2) proofs of identification. One can be your Social Security Card; the other must be a City or State Photo I.D. such as: Passport; Green Card; Drivers License; Non Drivers License etc.