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. OASIS Institute
    OASIS CATCH Healthy Habits is an intergenerational program designed to combat childhood obesity. Using the evidence-based CATCH Kids Club model, volunteers age 50+ engage with youth ages K-5th to lead active games, share a healthy snack and teach nutrition lessons.
    • OASIS CATCH Healthy Habits
    • 11780 Borman Drive #400, St. Louis, MO, 63146
    • Shelby Schroeder
    • 314-653-4092
    • sschroeder[at]oasisnet.org
  2. OASIS Institute
    For over nearly two decades, OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring has consistently improved students’ reading ability, academic performance and attitudes about learning. OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring pairs children in grades K-4th with OASIS volunteer tutors age 50+. Teachers identify students who they feel would benefit from a caring, one-on-one mentoring relationship and reading support. Intergenerational Tutoring takes advantage of the special relationships that develop across generations to reap benefits for both children and adults. Intergenerational Tutoring has been implemented in 20 cities and more than 100 school districts across the U.S. One child, one tutor, one school year. Two lives forever changed.
    • OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring
    • 11780 Borman Drive #400, St. Louis, MO, 63146
    • Jeanne Foster
    • 314-862-2933
    • jfoster[at]oasisnet.org
  3. Drury University Intergenerational Rock Band
    The annual Intergenerational Rock Band brings together Drury music therapy students along with older adults to preform a wide range of songs. Older adults come from The Gardens retirement facility and Drury's Institute of Mature Learners.
    • 900 North Benton Avenue, Springfield, MO,
    • Dr. Natalie Wlodarczyk, Assistant Professor of Music Therapy
    • 417- 873-7573
    • nwlodarczyk[at]drury.edu
  4. St. Louis OASIS
    You can change a life by providing the individual attention that helps children build confidence and success. Opportunities are available in 26 St. Louis area school districts and 18 other U. S. cities. OASIS volunteer tutors are paired with children in grades K-3 who would benefit from a one-on-one mentoring relationship. Tutors are trained to work with kids using a proven approach to literacy that emphasizes reading, talking and writing. They meet with their students at least once a week throughout the school year, providing a caring, supportive environment where reading and language activities, keyed to the child’s interests, spark curiosity and learning.
    • OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring
    • 11780 Borman Drive, St. Louis, MO, 63146
    • Mary Click
    • 314-862-2933 ext 231
    • mclick[at]oasisnet.org
  5. The OASIS Institute
    Do you want kids in your community to eat better and exercise more? Consider volunteering for OASIS CATCH Healthy Habits, an after-school program that connects adults age 50+ with kids in grades K-5 to learn about good eating habits and play active games. The program combats obesity by engaging adults age 50+ as mentors to teach healthy lifelong habits to kids in grades K-5. It’s a fun way to be healthy yourself while you help kids learn good eating and physical activity habits for a lifetime. No experience needed, just your enthusiasm and interest in helping kids. Training and materials are provided. Keyword: Shared Site
    • OASIS CATCH Healthy Habits
    • 11780 Borman Drive, St. Louis, MO, 63146
    • Shelby Schroeder
    • 314-653-4092
    • sschroeder[at]oasisnet.org
  6. Community for All Ages – Itta Bena
    Communities for All Ages is a broader community change initiative that seeks to use collaborative, intergenerational strategies to create communities that are good for growing up and growing old. Communities for All Ages in Itta Bena is facilitating programs that get the whole community involved to improve health. Programs include multigenerational physical exercise classes, a community garden, and a walking club.
    • P.O. Box 486, Itta Bena, MS,
    • Cathy Boyer-Shesol
    • 662-254-3111
    • cboyer[at]marc.org
  7. St. John’s United
    Child development center built within the walls of St. John's nursing home. The center cares for nearly 120 children ages infant to 12. This offers a powerful, intergenerational experience for both the children and the elders living on campus. Keyword: Shared Site
    • Center for Generations Program
    • 3940 Rimrock Road, Billings, MT, 59102
    • Jessica French
    • (406) 655-5888
    • jessicaf[at]sjlm.org
  8. Ashe Services For Aging, Inc.
    This unique program allows interaction between preschool children and older adults.
    • Generation Child Day Care
    • 180 ChattyRob Lane, West Jefferson, NC, 28694
    • Jessica Carter
    • (336) 246-2461
    • info[at]asheaging.org
  9. BCPS – Grandparents/Kinship Caregivers Raising Grandchildren
    Our program offers 2 weekly support groups and children's programs for grandparents and/or kinship caregivers raising children. We use the Circle of Parents model for our groups, provide area resource information, provide referrals to area services, advocate for our families, and utilize current data and best practices to provide the protective factors to families. Our meetings are held in Burke County, NC and are open to any family raising children through kinship care.
    • FUTuRES Program
    • 529 Enola Rd. RM E-104, Morganton, NC,
    • Lisa Schell
    • (828) 502-9786
    • lschell[at]burke.k12.nc.us
  10. Lucille W. Gorham Intergenerational Community Center (IGCC), East Carolina University
    Project F.R.E.S.H. (Food and Relationships for Equitable and Sustainable Health) is an innovative intergenerational program that provides community children and adults with an opportunity to participate in physical activity together and help deliver fresh produce (fruits and vegetables) to homebound seniors within their community. The Lucille W. Gorham Intergenerational Community Center (IGCC) obtains the produce from their community garden and partnerships with local farms. Project F.R.E.S.H. harvests, packages and delivers the produce with youth, parent, and senior volunteers via walking route to the seniors’ homes. The programs main goals are to 1) improve nutrition in seniors and 2) increase physical activity for youth and adults. Secondary goals include lowering social isolation in homebound seniors in the community, improving child-adult relationships, and promoting community engagement. Outcome measures include: step counts for the youth and adults using pedometers, intake of fresh fruits and vegetables, and weight of delivered produce.
    • 1100 Ward St., Greenville, NC,
    • Tara Worrell
    • (252) 328-5800
    • worrellt[at]ecu.edu
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