Volunteer Service Stipend Programs

Participants are enrollees in Senior Corps, a federal program for low-income people age 55+. Enrollees are not employed but are volunteers who receive a small hourly stipend for service (20 hours a week for most). The stipend received will not affect other benefits. Volunteers who are not income-eligible are welcome but do not receive stipends.

Foster Grandparent Program (CAC): 524-2786

Office on Aging
2247 Western Avenue, 37921 (street)
P.O. Box 51650, Knoxville TN 37950-1650 (mailing)
Foster Grandparents serve children and youth in public, recreational, or institutional settings, such as schools, hospitals, youth centers, and juvenile detention facilities.  |  Website »

Senior Companion Program (CAC): 524-2786

Office on Aging
2247 Western Avenue, 37921 (street)
P.O. Box 51650, Knoxville TN 37950-1650 (mailing)
Senior Companion volunteers serve frail, homebound adults who need companionship and assistance to remain in their homes. Also provides respite for caregivers.  |  Website »

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2247 Western Avenue
P.O. Box 51650
Knoxville, TN 37950
The Office on Aging is a service of the Knoxville-Knox County Action Committee