Get customized support with the mentoring experts at MENTOR Independence Region!

Looking to improve your mentor training?  Re-vamp your policy and procedure handbook? Do you need a better plan for supporting your mentor-mentee matches?  Interested in ensuring your mentoring practices are developmental and trauma-informed?  We can help!

MENTOR Independence Region provides customized solutions to strengthening relationships in mentoring programs, youth programs, sports programs, schools, and youth workforce development programs. Strong, developmental relationships underpin youth success in all areas of their lives. MENTOR believes that youth need access to a web of support across these areas in order to develop the strong roots that support their path to a productive adulthood. Contact us to learn more. And keep reading to see if you qualify for free assistance!


As an affiliate Mentoring Partnership of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, the Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center (MPRC) is proud to be a technical assistance provider for The National Mentoring Resource Center (NMRC), a project of The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and MENTOR.

Programs serving youth aged 18 or under may qualify for this no-cost for service which aims to strengthen mentoring quality and effectiveness. The NMRC is comprised of three components: the National Mentoring Resource Center Research Board; the resource center website; and no-cost specialized technical assistance for mentoring programs. The resources and technical assistance are in alignment with the national standards for quality, evidence-based mentoring, The Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™. The goal of the NMRC is to improve the quality and effectiveness of youth mentoring programs across the nation.


Success Stories

They connected with our program team, enabling us to develop knowledge of mentoring as well as techniques for delivering best practices… Our relationship with them gives our program and our mentors a solid foundation from which to launch and sustain over time. We couldn’t be more appreciative.

Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School

I wanted to extend a special thank you for your service. As an organization we have advanced greatly due to your hard work with our technical assistance.

DonCares of Philadelphia

The technical assistance received from the MPRC gave us a top notch mentor training program that has allowed the staff at ECS to feel confident in the proper training and onboarding of our mentors.

Episcopal Community Services

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