Senior Companion Program (SCP) & Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP)

The Senior Companion Program provides volunteer service opportunities for active low-income seniors that builds self esteem and contributes to their mental and physical well-being.

This program helps the senior volunteer remain a viable, contributing member of the community by providing assistance to "at-risk" elderly who need extra support in order to maintain their independent status and to remain in their homes.

For more information regarding this program, please call Kristy Hunt @ 502-695-4290 Ext. 261. If you are interested in becoming a Senior Companion, complete the forms below and mail to Central Office, Attn: Kristy Hunt.

  1. Application
  2. Physical Request Authorization
  3. Background Check

SCP is available in the following 10 counties:

  • Anderson
  • Boyle
  • Fayette
  • Franklin
  • Garrard
  • Jessamine
  • Lincoln
  • Mercer
  • Scott
  • Woodford

The Title V - Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) was established to foster and promote useful part-time employment opportunities in community service activities for low-income persons who have poor employment prospects. This program provides training to persons age 55 and older at a host agency to help them become more employable.

Individuals who are 55 years of age or older that meet the income guidelines and who live in permanent dwelling places in the areas of the program are able to enroll. Each SCSEP participant works twenty hours per week performing various job duties at their local work site. They benefit from paid training, make federal minimum wage, receive an annual physical and travel reimbursement for quarterly in-services, as well as information on health and nutrition and advice as to social security, medicare benefits and retirement.

For more information, please contact Kristy Hunt @ 502-695-4290 Ext. 261