Who We Are
Texas Senior Corps is the leading senior volunteer service partnership for solving community problems, strengthening communities, and building the capacity of nonprofit organizations in Texas. Through the component programs of Senior Corps – RSVP, Foster Grandparents, and Senior Companions – more than 22,000 Texans age 55 and older utilize their experience, skills, and talents to assist local nonprofits, public agencies, and faith-based organizations in carrying out their missions.
Texas Senior Corps volunteers have contributed over 5.8 million hours of service valued at $124,755,100. Texas Senior Corps volunteers:
- Provided 1,800 frail seniors with assistance to help them live independently in their own homes and gave respite to 1,625 caregivers
- Tutored or mentored more than 23,000 children and youth with special or exceptional needs
- Helped more than 2,000 community organizations expand their reach and impact on community challenges
Over 20,000 RSVP volunteers currently serve through 28 projects in Texas supporting independent living for seniors, tutoring and mentoring of youth, disaster preparedness for communities, food security for individuals and families, and much more.
Over 1,500 Foster Grandparents currently serve through 17 projects in Texas supporting children and youth with special needs by providing one-on-one tutoring and mentoring.
Nearly 900 Senior Companions currently serve through 10 projects in Texas, helping homebound seniors and other adults maintain independence in their own homes.
The 55 Senior Corps projects in Texas offer nearly unlimited opportunities for volunteers to apply their lifetimes of experience to make a difference in their local communities. Contact us today to learn more about how experienced Texans can become involved in making a positive and lasting impact in their communities.
For Tarrant County- Tarrant County Senior Corps Program is who Seniors would speak to about volunteer work. Please call (817) 632-6022 for more information.