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

Music For Adults All Day Playathon

29/11/2019

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.

Universal Children’s Day 2020!

20/11/2019

Today we are celebrating Universal Children's Day by announcing our new Protective Behaviours training programme.

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.