SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM OF
GRACEWORKS LUTHERAN SERVICES

660 S. Main St., Suite 15061
Dayton, Ohio 45402
(mailing address)

  PHONE:

(937) 534-7937 or 534-7938  
  FAX:

(937) 534-7934  
  EMAIL:

scp@graceworks.org  
  WEBSITE:

www.graceworks.org  
  SERVICE AREA:

Miami, Clark, Greene, Montgomery and Preble Counties, Ohio  
  OFFICE HOURS:

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  
  OFFICE DAYS:

Monday through Friday  
  SERVICES:

Senior Companion Program volunteer positions with a tax-free stipend and travel reimbursement for qualified healthy seniors who want to help others.

Companionship and assistance for elderly or disabled individuals who prefer to live independently. Respite care to primary caregivers.

 
  ELIGIBILITY:

Volunteers must be at least 55 years of age and meet federal income eligibility requirements.

Clients must have some physical emotional need for assistance. There is no income eligibility requirement for clients.

 
  DOCUMENTS NEEDED:

Volunteers must show proof of age and income.  
  RESTRICTIONS:

Volunteers agree to have a physical examination before serving and annually thereafter (paid by program). Pre-service and regular in-service training is required. FBI, State of Ohio and Sexual predator Check required with no prior felonies.

 

 
  HOW TO USE:

Partnering agencies called Volunteer Stations connect clients to the Senior Companion Program. Call (937) 534-7937 or (937) 534-7938 for information regarding the appropriate volunteer station or an application to become a companion.

 

 
  FEE POLICY:

Senior Companion services are offered Free of charge to the client.