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 (2018) we mentored 456 children and young people

80% were reported as improved in confidence and self-esteem

77% improved in academic performance

72% improved their behaviour

74% reported improved relationships

73% improved their health and wellbeing

75% 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

Latest News

Land’s End to John O’Groats sponsored cycle ride for Mentor Link

14/02/2020

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!

Teaching children how to feel safe

24/01/2020

Our new Trainer Nicky has been delivering new sessions of Protective Behaviours training to local children...

Case Studies

Terri’s Story

14/02/2020

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

Luke’s Story

13/02/2020

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