Intergenerational Program Database

Generations United collects and shares information on intergenerational programs across the United States. We currently have a program in every state with over 800 programs in the database. You can search programs below by keywords or state.

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  1. The Continuum
    The Continuum creates a positive and healing experience that recognizes each person for their special, unique abilities by utilizing an approach of community, combining the wisdom and experience of age with the energy and curiosity of youth. We celebrate diversity, applying it as a tool to foster healing while enhancing the quality of life for our clients and their families. Participants in the Continuum’s ReGeneration’s Adult Day Club interact with preschoolers in the Carousel Learning Center.
    • ReGenerations Adult Day Club
    • 3700 Grant Drive, Reno, NV,
    • Diane Ross
    • 775-829-4700
    • dianeross[at]continuumreno.com
  2. Albuquerque Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring Program
    OASIS Tutoring is an in-school, curriculum-based literacy program that pairs older adult volunteer tutors with children in grades K-3 who have been identified as academically at risk because they are reading below grade level. New tutors complete 12 hours of training in the OASIS approach to literacy. Children are selected by their teachers and are paired with OASIS tutors. The tutor training and OASIS session plans are designed to align with state learning standards. Tutors work one-on-one with students, making a commitment to work with a child at least once a week for a full school year. The tutor reads quality literature with the child, writes the child’s thoughts in an OASIS journal, the student reads his/her journal entries, and they practices skill building activities such as letter or word recognition and vocabulary exploration. OASIS tutors offer the one-on-one support that classroom teachers would like to provide to individual s tudents – but they don’t have time for during the school day. In this literacy-based mentoring program, one-on-one OASIS tutoring sessions with a caring older adult also build confidence and self-esteem, forming the foundation for a better attitude toward reading and language arts and improved academic performance.
    • 3301 Manaul Blvd NE, Suite 18, Albuquerque, NM, 87107
    • (505) 884-4529
  3. Queens Community Hope House
    QCH's Neighborhood Intergenerational Chore and Errand (N.I.C.E.) Program serves both youth and senior citizens in our community. In this program, youth perform shopping, laundry, and errands for homebound frail seniors. They also share relevant information and discuss pertinent current events with the senior clients as part of their visit. In addition youth work in local senior centers and nursing homes assisting these institutions in areas such as transportation, arts and recreation. Our program currently serves over sixty seniors with limited mobility and hundreds of other senior citizens as well. The seniors receive a needed service to enhance their quality of life while teens are provided with employment, job training and life skills development. The N.I.C.E. Intergenerational Program takes two seemingly separate populations and helps them realize their commonalities. The relationship building that occurs allows for enhanced self-esteem, and a better understanding of each generation for both age groups.
    • 108-25 62nd Drive, Queens, NY,
    • Janice Kirschner
    • 718-592-5757
    • info[at]qchnyc.org
  4. Generations Gates Child Care Center
    The Gates day care center is particularly unique because in addition to child care, we have our elder care at this facility as well. Children can walk down the hall to visit with the grandmas and grandpas.
    • 250 Empire Blvd, Rochester, NY,
    • 585-247-3490
    • donna[at]generations-care.com
  5. Generations SW Rochester Child Care Center
    Generations is a leading provider of licensed, nationally accredited child care in the Rochester New York (NY) area. They offer uniquely intergenerational programming teams with social adult daycare linking children and seniors. Our St. John’s day care center is located on the St. John’s nursing home campus. Child care and elder care are brought together each week as classrooms get to experience intergenerational programming with residents of the nursing home throughout.
    • 170 Highland Ave, Rochester, NY,
    • Wendy Harris, Intergenerational Program Director
    • 585-697-0499
    • amy[at]generations-care.com
  6. Weinberg Center & Community Action Organization of Erie County, Inc. Head Start
    We have a Head Start located on our Campus which has an enrollment of approximately 15 children. We have quite a few planned activities where the children and our residents interact. On a daily basis the children go for a walk through our building which provides a great way for our residents and the children to interact. A few of our residents are regular volunteers in the Head Start program. Our residents also read to the children a few times per week.
    • 2700 North Forest Rd, Getzville, NY,
    • Janice Kirschner
    • 716-639-3311
  7. Health Association of Niagara County, Inc. (HANCI)
    HANCI serves individuals of all ages. It is the site of a Foster Grandparent program. Individuals assist in the childcare classrooms
    • 1302 Main Street, Niagara Falls, NY,
    • 716-285-8224
  8. Bishop’s Commons Enriched Living – Bishop’s Commons Assistive Living Residence
    Since 2000, Bishop’s Commons Enriched Living has embraced children of all ages with creative and age appropriate activities and programs. They utilize a neighboring elementary school, day care, and SUNY state college students to foster interaction and friendships with the seniors living at Bishop's Commons. On a weekly basis, our community creates activities for any age that is interactive and meaningful where children and seniors learn from each other, share experiences and life stories, and simply have fun. It begins with the youngest of ages, where infants join seniors for “Lullaby Baby Socials” where singing, rocking, and floor time is simple and easy, yet fulfilling for everyone. Bishop’s Commons staff works to make a meaningful child/senior interaction and experience whenever the opportunity arises so much that the enriched living residence has acquired a reputation around the entire Oswego community where schools that are farther away are calling to bring their students in to benefit from the programs.
    • 4 Burkle Street, Oswego, NY,
    • Jessica Zeccardi
    • (315) 349-0799, (315)-349-0797 (fax)
    • jchetney[at]bcommons.com
  9. Warwick Day Care Center
    Warwick Day Care Center is located on a shared site with two senior care facilities. On Fridays the preschoolers visit with the seniors and sing with them. Keyword: Shared Site
    • 18 Grand Street, Warwick, NY,
    • Julie Chetney
    • 845-986-4706
    • warwickdaycare[at]yahoo.com
  10. Evening Edition – My Second Home
    The Evening Edition at My Second Home begins at 3pm and ends at 7pm. The first hour is group therapy and peer group support led by a social worker to provide an opportunity for participants to address any challenges they may be experiencing due to their diagnosis. The intergenerational aspects of the program begin at 4pm starting with a current events discussion using i-Pad technology with local high school students. We are currently running an art history project with an after school group of children whose ages range from 8-10 years old. We use technology to show artwork done by the Great Masters and do a hands-on art project inspired by what we saw. The evening culminates with a farm fresh dinner enjoyed by both the Evening Edition Participants and the high school students. After dinner the students teach participants how they can stay connected to friends using social media.
    • 95 Radio Circle, Mount Kisco, NY,
    • 914-241-0770
    • rbellamy[at]fsw.org
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