Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

2400 Pattengill
Lansing, MI  48910
Phone: (517) 887-6116
Fax: (517) 887-7313

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Services: RSVP provides adults 55 and older an opportunity to use their skill, knowledge, interests and experiences.  Volunteer assignments are designed to help fill the needs of the local community.  Volunteers are matched to their interests and will be provided with training if they wish to learn new skills.  If funding is available mileage reimbursement is provided.
Eligibility: All adults 55 and older.  There are no limitations based on education, income or work experience.
Cost: None.


Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA)                                              

5303 S. Cedar St.
Lansing, MI 48911-3800
Phone: (517) 887-1440 or 1-800-405-9141
Fax: (517) 887-8071

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Services: TCOA is the Area Agency on Aging for Region VI serving Clinton, Eaton and Ingham counties.  Its mission is to ‘promote and preserve the independence and dignity of the aging population’.  Volunteer opportunities are available in the following programs: Crisis Services for the Elderly, Friends For Life (fund raising), Meals-On-Wheels, Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program, Senior Dining Sites and Tax Counseling for the Elderly.  Call for more information.


Capital Area United Way

330 Marshall St, Ste 203
Lansing, MI 48912
Phone: (517) 203-5000

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Services: Volunteer Center: The Capital Area United Way Volunteer Center connects volunteers and organizations and makes it easier for individuals to get involved in their community. Visit to search for volunteer opportunities and to complete the volunteer registration.
Young Leaders Society: Capital Area United Way’s Young Leaders Society is a program that develops young professionals leadership skills, and connects them with volunteer leadership roles in our tri-county community. Members participate in networking events, volunteer opportunities, Welcome to Lansing events, business events, nonprofit board visits, and leadership training. Visit for more information.
Women’s Leadership Council: The Capital Area United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council encourages women to make a difference in their community through philanthropy. Members of the council raise awareness, financial support and volunteerism to address the lack of academic achievement in middle school girls. Visit to find more information and ways that you can get involved.
Eligibility:    Anyone interested.
Cost:   None