What is the Mentorship Program?
Mentoring is an effective way to prevent at-risk youth from becoming involved in delinquency and also to help already delinquent youth change their lives for the better. Mentoring relationships have been shown to improve youth’s self-esteem, behavior, and academic performance.
Mentoring programs are capable of making a positive difference in multiple domains of youth behavior and development:
- Self-esteem improvement
- Better relationships with parents and peers
- Improvement of academic performance
- Substance use, violence and other risky behaviors reductions