Empowering kids to succeed
Kids ages 6 to 12 who live in a single-parent household in Palm Beach County.
What to expect:
Youth will be matched with a positive adult mentor who will build self-esteem, teach the importance of respecting authority and empower them achieve educational goals.
Mentors and mentees commit to spend four hours together every month for a full year.
- Completing homework together
- Reading together at the library
- Arts and crafts
- Uptown Art
- South Florida Fair
- Baseball games
- Visiting the zoo
- Touring the science museum
- Lion Country Safari
To enroll your child or to become a mentor, contact us at 561-868-4445.
Project 18 Mentoring: Building bridges to success for teens in foster care
If you’re a teenager in foster care, Project 18 is for you. Find guidance, friendship and support with a positive role model dedicated to your success – now and in the future.
Youth in foster care ages 13 to 21 who live in Palm Beach County.
What to expect:
You’ll will be matched with an adult mentor in the community. You both agree to meet at least four hours per months for a full two years.
Mentors help you prepare for the next stage in your life by providing encouragement and guidance as you:
- Work to achieve educational goals, including high school graduation
- Visit and apply to colleges
- Apply for jobs and gain employment skills
- Learn important life skills, such as budgeting, cooking and finding reliable transportation
- Learn to drive and obtain your driver license
Your mentor truly believes in your potential and is eager to empower you to strive for success.
To enroll as a Project 18 mentee or to become a mentor, call 561-868-4323.