Make a difference in a child's life

By volunteering as a Foster Grandparent. As a Foster Grandparent, you will earn an hourly stipend that is tax-free.

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Refer them to the Foster Grandparent Program. Not only will they make a difference in a child's life, they will also receive benefits such as an hourly stipend.

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“When an older adult connects with a child, the results are mutually beneficial.”

Dr. Karen Purvis, Purvis Institute of Child Development, Texas Christian University

Welcome… to the Classroom Grandparent Program serving Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, and Jennings Counties in South Central Indiana.

Our growing Corps of 60 stipend volunteers serves 45 schools and education sites in more than 65 classrooms and provides approximately 36,100 hours of service to more than 3,900 at-risk children annually.


Thank you for your interest in the Classroom Grandparent Program! Click on the tabs above to learn more, or…

Contact Us!
Marcia DeBock, Director, c/o Thrive-Alliance
1531 13th Street, G900
Columbus, IN 47201-1302

Call toll-free: 866-644-6407, ext. 2769