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Senior Companion Program


The Senior Companion Program places volunteers with various community-based agencies that provide assistance to frail, older persons and adults with disabilities. Through these agencies, volunteers are matched one-on-one with those who need a little help and companionship to continue living independently in their own homes.Please consider becoming a Senior Companion volunteer. Eligible participants receive a non-taxable stipend, mileage reimbursement, meal assistance, and much more. The program is available to:

  • Oakland and Macomb county residents age 55 or older
  • Must meet limited income requirements
  • Willing to serve at least 20 hours a week

For more information, contact Norvena Wilson at 248-559-1147 ext. 3979 or email wilsonn@ccsem.org.

Good News Grant

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has renewed a $350,188 contract to continue our Senior Companion volunteer program through June 30, 2018. This is the primary funding source for the Auburn Hills-based program, with other funds including donations fueling a total annual budget of $474,660.