Adult/Child Mentoring Programs

Description: Programs like Big Brothers or Big Sisters which provide male or female adult companionship, guidance and/or role models for young men or women who are from families in which adult figures of the same sex are absent or available on a limited and inadequate basis or who are troubled and at risk for delinquency. Also included are programs in which people in their teens provide companionship for younger children. (AIRS PH-1400.5000-100)

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NV

Henderson, NV

10624 South Eastern Avenue
Unit A-195
Henderson, NV 89052
Phone: 702-617-4763
Address: 10624 South Eastern Avenue
Unit A-195
Henderson, NV 89052
Phone: 702-617-4763
Email: programmanager@caampogden.com
Eligibility: Youth ages 8 to 17.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: A year round academic and athletic mentoring program dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles and teaching basic life skills through working out with professional athletes, participating in workshops, games and other fun learning activities. Days and times vary depending on enrollment.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019
284 East Lake Mead Parkway
Henderson, NV 89015
Phone: 702-706-2044
Organization Name: Kid Intervention
Address: 284 East Lake Mead Parkway
Henderson, NV 89015
Phone: 702-706-2044
Email: kidintervention@gmail.com
Eligibility: Youth and Adults (starting at age 12)
Services Provided: Provides youth behavior modification program includes counseling, coaching and mentoring. Services are in-home based out of the clients home. Works to uncover the root of the unwanted behavior, formulate a plan and implement strategies to overcome the obstacles of everyday life.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/27/2018

Las Vegas, NV

630 South Rancho Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-564-2453
Address: 630 South Rancho Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-564-2453
Fax: 702-527-5353
Email: programs@grantagiftautismfoundation.org
Eligibility: Children and youth who are siblings of those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder
Services Provided: A social program designed for children and youth who are siblings of those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. Utilizing strategies to promote positivity and building friendships throughout each session, this program strives to make siblings feel unique in their own way while developing a more thorough understanding of autism.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019
2950 East Flamingo Road
Suite B
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: 702-586-9674
Organization Name: HEROS
Address: 2950 East Flamingo Road
Suite B
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: 702-586-9674
Fax: 702-413-6643
Email: herosadvocacygroup@aol.com
Eligibility: Medicaid/Medicare.
Services Provided: Promotes professional development and leadership skills, mentoring clients to be self-sufficient and to focus on strategic priorities. Groups focus on priorities, responsibilities, personal growth and self-sufficiency.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/18/2019
400 South Martin Luther King Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-623-9977
Organization Name: Las Vegas Metro Police Department
Address: 400 South Martin Luther King Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-623-9977
Email: explorers@lvmpd.com
Eligibility: Youth ages 16 to 21.
Services Provided: Designed for youth 16-21, this program pairs teens with law enforcement mentors to guide them towards a career in Law enforcement.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/19/2018
Confidential
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-325-1516
Organization Name: Save Our Sons
Address: Confidential
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-325-1516
Email: saveoursonsvegas@yahoo.com
Eligibility: Youth ages 5 to 18.
Services Provided: Provides an eight week curriculum course that assist youth with gaining knowledge and learning basic life skills. Throughout the program the young men learn the importance of self-confidence, respect and how to be productive young men in the community. Mentees participate in weekly classes that cover a variety of topics including but not limited to hygiene, clothing maintenance, money management, and much more.Mentees also get the opportunity to participate in field trips that may include court observations, and similar events.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/13/2018
2000 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: 702-731-2227
Organization Name: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada
Address: 2000 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: 702-731-2227
Fax: 702-737-9209
Email: info@bbbsn.org
Eligibility: Youth ages 7 to 16. Priority is given to children lacking adequate adult support, living in single parent households, being parented by grandparents or other family members, or those in foster care system .
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Program matches youth with adult volunteers to provide support, guidance, and mentoring. The goal is for the relationship to last for years, resulting in improved educational outcomes, career aspirations, and positive, social emotional development.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/26/2018
1016 West Owens Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-969-8203
Organization Name: Gentlemen by Choice Community Development
Address: 1016 West Owens Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-969-8203
Eligibility: 4th through 6th grade boys in school
Services Provided: Provides young men guidance in the disciplines of self image, self esteem, self discipline, self respect, and self actualization.  Mentee's receive training in leadership, dress and appearance, respect, etiquette, and communication.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/18/2019
821 North Mojave Road
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-642-7070
Organization Name: Boys Town Nevada
Address: 821 North Mojave Road
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-642-7070
Email: nvreferral@boystown.org
Services Provided: Parent Connectors provide support to parents who have a child with emotional or behavioral problems. Peer-to-peer parent support.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/26/2018
3755 West Lake Mead Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89032
Phone: 702-487-5665
Address: 3755 West Lake Mead Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89032
Phone: 702-487-5665
Fax: 702-463-5684
Services Provided: Mentor, Parenting Youth
Original Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/21/2019

North Las Vegas, NV

2446 Revere Street
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
Phone: 702-934-5439
Organization Name: Iron Sharpens Iron Mentoring
Address: 2446 Revere Street
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
Phone: 702-934-5439
Email: coach@ironmentors.com
Services Provided: <span style="font-family:calibri,sans-serif; font-size:11pt">Mentoring program for youth at risk of school failure, gang and drug involvement, criminal behavior, and other long-term negative behaviors. Group is led by adult facilitator and group associates that will implement activities and learning opportunities. Each group attends between 10 to 12 sessions for the complete program. </span>
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019

Reno, NV

1300 Foster Drive
Reno, NV 89509
Phone: 775-352-3202
Organization Name: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada
Address: 1300 Foster Drive
Reno, NV 89509
Phone: 775-352-3202
Fax: 775-322-8898
Email: bosborne@bbbsnn.org
Eligibility: Boys and girls ages 7-14 who meet the FPL income guidelines.
Services Provided: Youth are matched with adult volunteers who have been screened and trained. These one-to-one matches enjoy self-selected outings and activities throughout the community. Also offers school and site mentoring matches meet weekly during lunch at the child's participating Title One elementary school or after school. Service approved by SAPTA.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/26/2018
PO Box 13383
Reno, NV 89507
Phone: 775-453-9262
Organization Name: JUSTin HOPE Foundation
Address: PO Box 13383
Reno, NV 89507
Phone: 775-453-9262
Email: justinhopefoundation@gmail.com
Eligibility: Siblings ages 8-13 years old of children with any disability.
Services Provided: Provides siblings of children with disabilities an opportunity to learn how others handle commonly experienced situations. Offering peer support and a range of activities.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 1/19/2018

Sparks, NV

390 Freeport Boulevard
Suite 5
Sparks, NV 89431
Phone: 775-324-2583
Address: 390 Freeport Boulevard
Suite 5
Sparks, NV 89431
Phone: 775-324-2583
Email: rnavarro@360blueprint.org
Eligibility: Online application, fingerprints, and available twice a week for one hour before and after school.
Services Provided: Our goal is to increase reading proficiency and promote positive conduct to prevent crime and at risk behaviors. Mentors meet with the youth twice a week at the youths school.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019

Nationwide

Phone: 775-453-9262
Organization Name: JUSTin HOPE Foundation
Address:
Phone: 775-453-9262
Email: justinhopefoundation@gmail.com
Eligibility: Siblings ages 8-13 years old of children with any disability.
Services Provided: Provides siblings of children with disabilities an opportunity to learn how others handle commonly experienced situations. Offering peer support and a range of activities.
Original Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 3/19/2019