The Golden Triangle Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) promotes the utilization of the time and talents of persons aged 55 and over as community resources through volunteerism. The program provides a variety of volunteer opportunities at non-profit organizations and government agencies throughout Hardin, Jefferson and Orange Counties.
The Public Safety Division of the South East Texas Regional Planning Commission (SETRPC) serves as a liaison between local agencies and the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division (CJD). CJD provides funding opportunities to local units of governments, non-profit organizations, schools districts and other applicable agencies.
The Homeland Security and Emergency Management Planning Division (HSEMPD) was created by the South East Texas Regional Planning Commission (SETRPC) in 2003 to respond to the needs of local elected officials and first responders through coordination of regional initiatives that enhance security and preparedness. HSEMPD does not serve in an emergency operations capacity. The division assists local professionals in the development and implementation of plans that effectively respond to a man-made or natural disaster.
The South East Foster Grandparent Program was established in the Golden Triangle in 1991 to provide volunteer opportunities for seniors 55 and older. These volunteers serve 4 hours a day, 5 days a week mentoring at-risk children in schools, daycares, hospitals, and locked facilities. Volunteers earn a stipend to cover mileage costs, annual physicals, and extensive training.
Building a stronger, more prosperous region, one community at a time. The Community Services Division (CSD) serves individuals and families in Hardin, Jefferson and Orange Counties. The CSD consists of five main programs: Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), Area Agency on Aging (AAA), 2-1-1 Area Information Center of Southeast Texas, Special Needs Programs and CSBG – Transition Out of Poverty (TOP).