PROGRAM UPDATE: Compeer of Greater Buffalo has received final approval to be a Mentoring Children of Prisoners: Caregiverís Choice provider!
What is Mentoring Children of Prisoners: Caregiverís Choice? First and foremost, Mentoring Children of Prisoners: Caregiverís Choice is about mentoring relationships. MENTORís role is to bring mentoring programs and children with incarcerated parents together to facilitate quality new mentoring relationships. Youth who have a parent in state or federal prison are eligible-- even a parent who is preparing for re-entry.
Mentoring Children of Prisoners: Caregiverís Choice makes it possible for many more kids across the country to have mentors, and for many more families to enjoy all the benefits of mentoring. This program is unique because it gives the childís caregiver the power to chooseóto look at the possibilities and decide on the best mentoring program to meet their needs and the needs of the child.
Mentoring Children of Prisoners: Caregiverís Choice takes the guesswork out of finding a mentoring program. Because all the programs in Mentoring Children of Prisoners: Caregiverís Choice must be approved, caregivers can feel comfortable choosing a program based on their needs, knowing all the programs meet standards for safety and quality.
About MENTOR MENTOR leads the national movement to connect America's young people with the power of mentoring. As a national advocate and clearinghouse for mentoring resources, MENTOR is dedicated to delivering the research, policy recommendations, and practical performance tools that mentoring organizations need to effectively serve young people and make mentoring a reality for more of America's young people in need. MENTOR collaborates with Mentoring Partnerships throughout the country and with more than 4,100 mentoring programs nationwide.
For more information, contact email@example.com or Karen Bartkowiak, Director of Compeer for Kids at Compeer of Greater Buffalo at 716.883-3331 x311 or by e-mailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org.