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Heyman Interages Center

Also Known As: Intergenerational Bridges

Hundreds of Interages volunteers age 50 and better tutor and mentor students from Pre-K through high school to help them improve academically, socially and emotionally as hundreds of student volunteers build bridges with older adults in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult day programs. Intergenerational Resource Center help professionals and organizations learn from Interages' success Intergenerational Bridges is a mentoring program for students enrolled in the ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) program at their school. Most of the students are recent immigrants to the U.S. The objectives are to help students adjust to life in the U.S., help them improve their English skills, and boost their self-esteem. Bridges meets immediately after school at the following locations: Argyle MS, Brookhaven ES, Daly ES, Eastern MS, Gaithersburg ES, Gaithersburg HS, Rolling Terrace ES. Students must be referred by their ESOL teacher and parents must give permission for students to participate. Mentors are all age 50+. They are recruited, trained and managed by Interages staff. Student/mentor pairs meet for the length of the school year.

Organization:


Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington

Languages Available:


English -

Intake and Eligibility:


aged 50 or better, willingness to volunteer with children, complete volunteer application, pass criminal background check

Areas Served:
  • Montgomery County

Contact Info:


  • Leah Bradley:
    • 301-255-4234
  • Fax:
    • 301-231-9360
  • Business Line:
    • 301-255-4200
  • Website:

Locations

Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington
12320 Parklawn Drive
Rockville, MD 20852



Hours of Services:

M Tu Wed Thu Fri
  • Mon
  • 8:30 - 5
  • Tue
  • 8:30 - 5
  • Wed
  • 8:30 - 5
  • Fri
  • 8:30 - 5
  • Sat
  • 8:30 - 5
  • Sun
  • 8:30 - 5
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