One of our mentors, Allan, is undertaking a gruelling cycle ride from Land's End to John O'Groat's to raise money for Mentor Link. Read more about Allan here, and follow the link to sponsor him!
Our new Trainer Nicky has been delivering new sessions of Protective Behaviours training to local children...
Merry Christmas and thank you for all the support - see you in the New Year! 🎄🎄☃️☃️🎁🎁🎅
Thank you to the Music For Adults team who have raised over £2,000 for Mentor Link with events this year! It really means a lot, and thank you for the continued support.
Today we are celebrating Universal Children's Day by announcing our new Protective Behaviours training programme.
This week is Anti-Bullying Week, the work of which Mentor Link supports strongly.
To highlight National Mentoring Day, we are looking for Volunteer Mentors throughout Worcestershire, Shropshire, Warwickshire and the West Midlands...
Music For Adults are holding an all-day music 'Playathon' with donations kindly going towards Mentor Link. Live music from a variety of groups and soloists, a young person's platform, refreshments, raffle, craft stalls and more, on Saturday 16th November in Little Witley Village Hall!
Mentor Link attended the Pershore Plum Festival hoping to attract more mentors from the area.
Mentor Link bags £4,000 from Tesco's Community Grant scheme. Thank you all for voting!
Another of our wonderful mentors has won a prestigious award for the support she has given to a young girl locally. Well done Kath!
Mentor Link have received funding from the Oakland Foundation to support our work with children in Redditch and Bromsgrove.
Please take 15 minutes to watch this fantastic documentary made about mental health, and how it affects males in particular, as made by Joshua Rossiter from Birmingham Metropolitan College Kidderminster Academy. A must watch.
Mentor Link has been nominated for Tesco's Bags of Help token scheme across the Wyre Forest through May-June!
Thank you to the Rose Theatre and the Kidderminster Soroptomists for helping Mentor Link to raise over £1000 at their Posh Jumble Sale!
Listen to Mentor Link talking about our recent success at the National Mentoring Awards on BBC Hereford & Worcester radio with Malcolm Boyden.
We are very excited to announce that our mentor Karen Green WON at the National Mentoring Awards Ceremony!
We are proud to announce that Mentor Link are finalists in the National Mentoring Awards!
This week is Children's Mental Health Week 2019, so each day we will be sharing with you our knowledge on topics relating to the wellbeing of children. Today we highlight steps towards stopping online abuse...
This week is Children's Mental Health Week 2019, so each day we will be sharing with you our knowledge on topics relating to the wellbeing of children. Today we highlight a new website to help with mental health support...
This week is Children's Mental Health Week 2019, so each day we will be sharing with you our knowledge on topics relating to the wellbeing of children. Today we highlight a new Childline website for under 12s...
This week is Children's Mental Health Week 2019, so each day we will be sharing with you our knowledge on topics relating to the wellbeing of children. For day 2, the very topical subject of online safety...
This week is Children's Mental Health Week 2019, so each day we will be sharing with you our knowledge on topics relating to the wellbeing of children. First up, we have been made aware of some free online training...
We are very proud to announce that one of our wonderful mentors has been nominated for a National Mentoring Award!
Mentor Link had a great evening at BBC Children in Need on Friday night - hope you spotted us!
We are really proud to be featuring in the BBC Children in Need celebrations this year. We hope you'll love the film as much as we do! Read more to find out where you can see us!
It's official! Santa Claus himself is coming to Astley Town Hall on special invitation from Mentor Link! Read his letter and find out when he is coming inside...
Mentor Link is now set up to receive donations every time you shop with Amazon!
Mentor Link is proud to be able to highlight World Mental Health Day.
Councillor Anne Hingley, Former Chairman of Worcester County Council, with Mentor Link CEO Andrea Maddocks MBE.
"Mentor Link continues to be a powerful positive influence on Chloe's life...."
This is Chloe's story.
One of our former mentors took part in the Great North Run on 9th September, with all proceeds going to Mentor Link. Well done Rob!
Our CEO, Andrea Maddocks, recently met Sajid Javid, MP for Bromsgrove and current Home Secretary, to discuss the invaluable support Mentor Link gives to young people in the area.
We are looking for a Counsellor to deliver ad hoc support to vulnerable and distressed children in need. Contract position. Click for more details.
Andrea Maddocks and mentee-turned-mentor Marissa visit the House of Commons to speak at the All Party Parliamentary Group meeting on Mentoring.
Listen to our fundraiser Rachel on H&W promoting our Who's Got Talent event.
New vacancies at Mentor Link: We are looking for 2 new Recruiters to join our staff team!
We'd love to share with you a great picture drawn by one of the children we have trained on our Protective Behaviours programme.
At Mentor Link we love to hear from the young people we have mentored about how they are getting on. Jess got in touch with us to say thank you for all the support, and how she would like to make a short film about the charity as part of her degree. Click to read more and to see the video Jess created!
Mentor Link has been supporting a young boy with issues around behaviour. After 4 months of mentoring, he has given us some feedback that is priceless!
Meet our new trustee, Sian Conway, who brings with her a wealth of experience in Marketing and Communications.
A new opportunity has arisen for a part-time Trainer role at Mentor Link. See inside for more details.
Mentor Link recently provided Protective Behaviours training to children at Bretforton Village School in Evesham.
A Temporary Maternity Cover role has arisen within Mentor Link for a person with experience of Sales and Marketing to raise awareness about our mentoring services to children. Closing date Tuesday 3rd April.
How a paper clip changed my life! Read Andrea Maddocks' latest blog post inside...
A temporary maternity cover role has arisen at Mentor Link for a Sales & Marketing Administrator. Click for more details...
CEO Andrea Maddocks attended a Select Committee meeting on Mentoring at the House of Commons
CEO Andrea Maddocks meets MP for Telford Lucy Allen to talk to her about Mentor Link's service.
A new vacancy has opened at Mentor Link for a part-time Appointments Administrator. For more information, see inside.
On National Mentoring Day, we are celebrating a reunion of mentor and mentee 10 years on! Read on for Sandra and Marissa's story...
Mentor Link held its first Who's Got Talent final on Saturday 7th October for the talented young people of the Wyre Forest. It was a great success, and a great showcase for the children and young people in our community. You did yourselves proud!
We recently received this message from one of our student Head Office volunteers about how volunteering with us has helped her. If you know any young people who are looking to get into work or University after school, we can give them some great volunteering experience!
Read our latest newsletter to see what the Charity has been getting up to recently.
Also, take a look at our updated Protective Behaviours page for some fantastic new drawings from the children!
Mentor Link are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a Weston Charity Award 2017. Read more inside to find out what this can mean for the Charity.
Thank you to the Heart of England Community Foundation and the Wesleyan Foundation Fund for their funding support to develop our service in Warwickshire.
On Wednesday 3rd May we held our Annual Conference - please take a look inside for a report and photos from the day. Includes cakes and Worry Monsters!
Fashion Show at M&Co in aid of Mentor Link raises over £800 for the charity! See inside for more details and photos from the event.
CEO Andrea Maddocks talks with Kate Justice on BBC H&W Sunday Breakfast about the launch of the Head's Together Campaign by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.
Listen to the Black Country Radio interview with Andrea Maddocks, CEO of Mentor Link, and Ian Cooper, Cabinet Leader for Children’s Services at Dudley MBC.
We are now pleased to share with you our full feedback report for 2016, where you can find out the difference that mentoring really can make to our young people's lives.
As part of the feedback we gather each year, we like to ask our Volunteer Mentors how mentoring has improved their understanding of the issues facing young people. Please take a look to view some of their responses.
I am delighted to let you know that we have been successful in our application for funding from the Government-backed Careers & Enterprise Company's Investment Fund. Read more details inside.
Catch up with this year's Advent Calendar from Mentor Link and see what we've been up to throughout the year!
Please vote for us in the Aviva Community Fund and help us support even more vulnerable children and young people!
Mentor Link recently held a special Afternoon Tea event to say thank you to some of our longest serving volunteers and staff, without whose commitment the Charity couldn't run without.