Provider Details

Foster Grandparent Program

Address: (See Map)

1055 Kinoole Street
Suite 201
Hilo, HI 96720

Mailing Address

1055 Kinoole Street
Suite 201
Hilo, HI 96720

Contact Information:

Phone: (808) 933-8635
Website: Click Here to Visit Our Website

Organization Contacts

Program Specialist Pat Kalili
Phone: (808) 933-8635
Email: [email protected]


Foster Grandparent Program is a volunteer program that recruits eligible low-income seniors statewide to assist children with special and exceptional needs in child-care and school settings. To be a foster grandparent, an individual must be at least 55 years of age, commit to volunteering a minimum of 15 hours per week, and meet income and other program requirements. Foster Grandparent volunteers in return receive a nontaxable stipend, meal allowance, travel reimbursement, and paid vacation and sick leave. To receive the services of a foster grandparent, a child must be 21 years old or younger (persons with developmental disabilities who meet specific criteria may continue to receive services beyond their 21st birthday), have special or exceptional needs, and meet other program requirements. To become a foster grandparent, apply for services, or for more information about this program, call the Foster Grandparent Program office on Oahu at (808) 832-5169.

Certificate need when applying: SS card

Service Categories

Employment, Volunteer

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM-12:30 PM

Languages Spoken

  • English

Accessibility Features

  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Parking

Other Information

  • Criteria for Services or Eligibility
    Age 55+, income requirement and interest in working with children
  • Criteria for Services or Eligibility
    Medical/Physical Exam
  • Criteria for Services or Eligibility
    Background check, Fingerprinting


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Last Update Date: 07/12/2023

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