Youth mentoring.

Youth mentoring supports young people experiencing difficult family circumstances, low self-esteem, problems at school or socially.

Youth mentoring

Helping young people form positive connections.

Our mentoring program gives young people the opportunity to build positive relationships with caring and supportive mentors from the community.

Referrals to this program can be made by case workers, school staff, community workers, or health service workers. Speak with one of our Uniting support staff if you or someone you know may benefit from this program.

The program assists young people to:
How often does a young person attend mentoring?

Mentors spend a couple of hours a week with the young person for the first 3 months, and after that are encouraged to continue weekly or fortnightly visits.

What is mentoring?

Mentoring includes being a friend, a role model and someone who can help build a young person’s self-awareness and confidence by being there for them.

How are mentors supported?

We support mentors in the program through:

Volunteer mentors come from all walks of life, young and old, and have a variety of skills and abilities.

Get involved
Become a mentor

For further information on becoming a mentor, please contact Uniting Youth Mentoring Coordinator on (03) 8401 0100.

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Get in touch with our team to find our more about our youth mentoring program. 

Call us on
(03) 9192 8100