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We believe in the power of mentoring

The Mentoring Partnership advances mentoring in Western PA to ignite community involvement, strengthen programs and empower all youth to succeed in life.

Our Impact

 The Mentoring Partnership grows mentoring to ensure that all young people in our community have caring adults in their lives who are equipped to help them feel safe, supported and empowered to dream big. Take a look at this snapshot of our work!


Trained1,618mentors & mentees

Delivered679hours of no-cost support

What’s New

Mentoring and Youth Mental Health Guide

Our "Mentoring and Youth Mental Health" Resource Guide shares information and tips on how to better support positive youth mental health and well-being.

Mentoring Day at PNC Park 2024

Celebrating mentoring, local programs and a Buccos win at PNC Park!

May 2024 Mentoring News

LENS Meeting SOGIE Refresher, Mental Health Awareness Month and More


Upcoming Trainings & Events


Mentoring 101

9:00AMMore info

Understanding Challenging Behaviors

12:30PMMore info

Understanding Challenging Behaviors

3:00PMMore info

Featured Resources

Program Best Practices
Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring

Research-based, practitioner-approved standards for creating and sustaining quality youth mentoring programs and impactful mentoring relationships.

Building Relationships
Everyday Mentoring

Everyday Mentoring recognizes that adults everywhere can make a mentoring difference for youth in their daily lives.

Building Relationships
Making the Most of Mentoring

This activity card provides tips for youth on how to build their networks and map out their goals.


Be a Mentoring Champion

Your support will make critical mentoring connections for kids in our community. Give today to ensure all youth know the power of having someone in their corner who believes in them!

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