Intergenerational Programs
Song Ministry - area home-schooled youth ages 8-14 sing with older adults each week
High School Outreach - students from Murphy and St. Paul’s High Schools socialize with adult daycare clients, playing games, watching movies and reading weekly
MFuge – nationwide group of student volunteers, ages 12-18, spend Wednesdays from June through August doing arts and crafts projects and other activities with older adults
Community-based Activities – students from surrounding elementary schools participate in an annual Mardis Gras parade with adult daycare clients
Art Program - students from St. Paul’s complete art projects with adult daycare clients

Neighbor-to-Neighbor Program
A partnership between the Via Center and HandsOn South Alabama, this program utilizes specially trained volunteers of all ages to help elderly neighbors keep their independence through telephone calls to monitor their safety, general health and well-being.

Contacts:

Dr. Roma Hanks
Academic/Research Director
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Barbara Estes
Director of Resource Development
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