Information

Our vision is a world where children and young people feel valued and supported.

Our Aim

To provide long term dedicated social and emotional support to vulnerable or distressed children and young people who need it.

Our Service Improves

  • Self-esteem
  • Performance and behaviour at school
  • Relationships with family and friends
  • Attendance and engagement in learning

Last year (2016) we mentored 292 children and young people

88% were reported as improved in confidence and self-esteem

82% improved in performance and behaviour at school

84% reported improved relationships

46% reported improvements in community engagement

Our Service Is

  • Children and young person centred
  • Weekly
  • Long term
  • Dedicated
  • Confidential
  • Professional

Our Mentors and Counsellors Are

  • Professionally recruited using Safer Recruiting techniques
  • Carefully matched to the child or young person
  • Independent
  • Fully trained to listen to children and young people
  • DBS vetted
  • Supported by our staff in their role
  • Male and female mentors

Mentor Link welcomes enquiries from parents, schools, young people and children’s services, and our staff can discuss with you the service that we provide and how we can support your child.

Information for Schools

Information for Parents

Information for Children

Upcoming Events

27
Sep

Charity Quiz Night

Come along and test your 70s knowledge at our Charity Quiz Night

26
Oct

Halloween Monster Bash

Come along to our Monster Bash: A Charity Disco for all the Family, with Halloween Fancy Dress!

Latest News

Mentor runs Great North Run

17/09/2018

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!

CEO meets Sajid Javid MP

14/09/2018

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.

Case Studies

Terri’s Story

13/12/2016

This is Terri's Story. Please click here to watch her film and find out more.

Luke’s Story

13/12/2016

This is Luke's Story. Please click here to watch his film and find out more.