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Mentoring programs

We offer three primary mentoring programs

Each provides a lot of benefits to youth, mentors, and Boone County

An adult mentor and young boy enjoy a hotdog at a baseball game.

1:1 mentoring

Our most popular program with one-on-one matching. Mentors help youth experience new things, explore the world, or just talk with a trusted adult.

Discover more about 1:1 mentoring →

A young high school student receives her diploma.

Graduation Coaching

Help academic needs for students eliminate barriers to graduation, college achievement, and more. It’s like mentoring with a focus on academics.

Find out more about graduation and academic coaching →

A young boy stands next to his adult mentor outside.

Youth Assistance

The Youth Assistance Program creates a safe, stable way for families to ask for help regarding their children. We’re the parent organization for Boone YAP.

Learn more about YAP at BooneYAP.org →

Success starts with you

Countless ways to help or get help

From being available to text a few times a week to weekend-long camping trips or help with homework, mentors can help youth succeed in countless ways.

The Boone County Mentoring Partnership will help connect you with activities, ways to help support mental and physical well-being, conflict resolution, and more.

Not sure how to get started or if mentoring is right for you?
Contact our office anytime. We’ll answer every question we can and help you understand the needs.

Ben Faust and his mentee at an Indianapolis Indians game.

Getting started takes a few minutes

All mentors undergo extensive background checks and a brief application to help us pair people in ways that ensure success.

Learn more about the process

A community of talented people are ready to meet you

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