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

25
Jan

Charity Quiz Night

Come along to our first Charity Quiz Night of the New Year and get your brains back into gear after the holidays!

28
Jan

Charity Zumbathon

Feeling sluggish after all that Christmas Pudding? Join us on Sunday 28th January for a 2 hour Zumbathon in aid of two fantastic charities!

Latest News

Blog Post January 2018

19/01/2018

Read January's blog post on helping young people.

CEO attends Select Committee on Mentoring

24/11/2017

CEO Andrea Maddocks attended a Select Committee meeting on Mentoring at the House of Commons

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.