Foster Grandparent Program

Foster Grandparents are men and women age 55 and older who serve as educational mentors for children age 3-10 in local schools, Head Start and other nonprofit locations. Those who meet income guidelines of less than $22,000 annually may qualify for a stipend of up to $3,000 per year. Training provided, free meals while working, assistance with travel costs to and from school each day. Paid vacations and holidays.


617 Central Ave, Fort Dodge

Monday – Friday: 9 AM – 5 PM

Jeanine Nemitz
Infants/Pre-K, Youth (K-12), Senior Citizens
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Written application along with two personal references. Training is provided. Must pass a background check that includes fingerprinting through the FBI.