Caregiver Support Program
The Caregiver Program provides training, education
services, personal care services, counseling and respite
services for persons caring for frail elders and disabled
persons in their homes and to have the elders remain in
the comfort of their home. A:shiwi Alliance is the
caregiver support group that meet monthly at the Zuni
Senior Center. Caregiver Outreach workers are out in the
community providing services to elders who are home-bound.
Zuni Senior Volunteer Programs
- Senior Companion Program
- Foster Grandparent Program
Senior Companion Program
The program's dual purpose to create part-time stipend
volunteer's community service opportunities for low-income
person aged 60 and over and to provide supportive
person-to-person services to assist adults having
exceptional needs, development disabilities, or other
special needs for companionship.
Foster Grandparent Program
The program's primary purpose is to provide opportunities
for low-income persons aged 60 and over to provide
supportive person-to-person services in health, education,
and welfare or related settings to alleviate the physical,
mental or emotional problems of children having special or
exceptional needs at local schools.
Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)
This new grant provides support services to the Title
Services with additional funds for staffing and the more
needed one-to-one services to Elders in the community.
Services Provided Legal Services
The New Mexico Legal Aid provides legal services with
a legal representative that comes to the Senior Center
every other Thursday of each month. Contact the Senior
Center to make an appointment.