Welcome to the AmeriCorps page of Haven Family Resource Center, an organization dedicated to serving the needs of our community in various ways. In partnership with the Area Agency on Aging, we offer a range of impactful AmeriCorps programs aimed at promoting the well-being of our aging population.
What is AmeriCorps?
AmeriCorps is a national service program that engages individuals of all ages and backgrounds in community service activities to address critical needs within our society. Through AmeriCorps, individuals have the opportunity to make a difference in their communities and gain valuable skills and experiences.
AmeriCorps at Haven Family Resource Center
At Haven Family Resource Center, we recognize the importance of supporting our older adults and ensuring they have access to necessary resources and care. Through our partnership with the Area Agency on Aging, we offer several specialized AmeriCorps programs tailored to address the unique needs of our aging population.
Program 1: Senior Companions
The Senior Companions program aims to enhance the quality of life for older adults by providing them with companionship and assistance in their day-to-day activities. Our dedicated AmeriCorps volunteers, known as Senior Companions, spend time with the elderly, offering conversation, support, and engaging in activities such as reading, going for walks, or accompanying them to appointments.
Program 2: Benefits Enrollment Assistance
Accessing benefits can be a complex process, especially for older individuals. Our Benefits Enrollment Assistance program utilizes AmeriCorps members, trained in navigating eligibility criteria and application procedures, to help seniors access the benefits they are entitled to. From healthcare programs to financial aid, our AmeriCorps volunteers provide personalized guidance, ensuring our seniors receive the support they deserve.
Program 3: Healthy Aging Initiatives
Maintaining good health and well-being is crucial for older adults. Through our AmeriCorps Healthy Aging Initiatives program, we collaborate with local healthcare providers and community organizations to deliver educational workshops, exercise classes, and wellness programs specifically designed for seniors. Our AmeriCorps members serve as facilitators, empowering older adults to lead healthier lives and make informed decisions about their well-being.
The Impact of AmeriCorps
The AmeriCorps programs offered by the Area Agency on Aging at Haven Family Resource Center have had a profound impact on our community. Our dedicated volunteers have helped improve the lives of countless older adults, fostering social connections, promoting independence, and ensuring access to vital services.
Join Our AmeriCorps Team
If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of older adults, we invite you to join our AmeriCorps team at Haven Family Resource Center. As an AmeriCorps member, you will have the opportunity to serve those in need, develop new skills, and create lasting connections with your community. Together, we can build a stronger and more inclusive society.