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Empowering kids to succeed

Who qualifies?

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.

Common activities:

  • Completing homework together
  • Reading together at the library
  • Bowling
  • Arts and crafts
  • Uptown Art
  • South Florida Fair
  • Baseball games
  • Visiting the zoo
  • Touring the science museum
  • Lion Country Safari

Contact us

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.

Who qualifies?

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.

Contact us

To enroll as a Project 18 mentee or to become a mentor, call 561-868-4323.

We offer this in the following regions:

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