Mentoring and ILS Services

Mentorship Services / Skills Training

This service is designed to support adolescents and adults needing the support of other dedicated adults. The goal of this program is to support and guide clients, especially in the decision-making process. We work especially well with those individuals with disabilities who are in need of support, affirmation, direction and guidance.

Positive alternative options – provide alternative and positive ways for young people to spend free time

Help/support – for youth and adolescents facing daily obstacles in school, at home or in the community

Provide skills, knowledge and guidance – to kindle enthusiasm and share knowledge in order to ensure that individual mentees’ dreams are realized to the fullest potential

While there are many things your mentor will be able to do, there are also some things he/she will not do. For example, your mentor will not engage in such things as:

  • Making critical decisions for you
  • Enabling you to do things you both know you should not be doing
  • Taking the place of your parent, social worker/legal guardian
  • Forcing you into doing things you do not want to do

Expected Outcomes: What can you expect by participating in the mentorship program?

  • Improved school attendance
  • Enhanced academic achievement
  • Increased self-confidence
  • Support for positive behavior
  • Reduction in the rate of recidivism
  • Stability and improved social skills
  • Support and encouragement for achieving goals