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Senior Companion Program

Programs that provide part-time opportunities for low-income individuals age 60 and older to serve one-on-one with frail elderly and other homebound persons who have difficulty completing everyday tasks. They assist with grocery shopping, bill paying, and transportation to medical appointments, and alert doctors and family members to potential problems. Senior Companions also provide short periods of relief to primary caregivers. Senior companions receive a modest tax-free stipend for their work as well as reimbursement for transportation, annual physical examinations, meals, and accident and liability insurance during service. Local nonprofit organizations and public agencies receive grants to sponsor and operate Senior Companion projects. The Senior Companion Program is part of Senior Corps, a network of programs administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

4 Locations offering the requested services. Providers are listed by city
Area Agency on Aging - Northeast Georgia Regional Commission
305 Research Dr.
Athens, GA 30605
(855) 266-4263 Additional Number
(706) 583-2546 Administrative
(800) 474-7540 Toll Free Line
(706) 583-2546 Main Client Number
(706) 425-2954 Fax   Client Referrals
Clarke County
Athens Community Council on Aging
135 Hoyt St.
Athens, GA 30601
Clarke County
(706) 549-4850 Main Client Number - Family Service Navigator  
Imago Dei Community Development
319 Telfair St.
Augusta, GA 30901
(706) 869-2394 Administrative
Richmond County
(706) 533-8854 Main Client Number
Senior Citizens Council of Greater Augusta and the CSRA, Georgia
(706) 868-0120 Main Client Number
(706) 863-8839 Fax
(706) 868-0120 Main Client Number
(706) 863-8839 Fax
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