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Special Feature: Mentoring Resources - Related Resources

Featured Resource

National Mentoring Resource Center logoNational Mentoring Resource Center
With support from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the National Mentoring Resource Center serves as a comprehensive and reliable resource for mentoring tools and information, as well as program and training materials, and technical assistance.

Additional Resources

Career-focused Mentoring for Youth: The What, Why, and How
This section of the U.S. Department of Labor Web site highlights how mentoring can offer not only academic and career guidance for youths, but also provides role models for leadership, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
The National Institute of Justice's Web site is meant to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Included on is program and topical information related to various matters related to juvenilesdelinquency prevention, and risk/protective factors.

Federal Mentoring Council
This website provides in-depth information on the Council, its mentoring initiatives and its partners, resources, research findings, and contact information on youth mentoring programs. was created by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP), which promotes the goal of positive, healthy outcomes by promoting enhanced collaboration at the federal, state, and local levels; disseminating information about critical resources; and developing an overarching strategic plan for federal youth policy, as well as recommendations for improving the coordination, effectiveness and efficiency of youth programs, using input from community stakeholders, including youth.

Mentoring Resources
This section of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) site highlights OJJDP efforts related to youth mentoring and provides links to resources and related websites.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
OJJDP provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP): Model Programs Guide (MPG)
MPG contains information about evidence-based juvenile justice and youth prevention, intervention, and reentry programs. See the Mentoring page for access to a Mentoring Literature Review and rated programs.

United We Serve: Mentoring
This website highlights the importance of becoming involved in mentoring activities.

The White House: My Brother’s Keeper
My Brother’s Keeper was launched to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color and ensure that all young people can reach their full potential. Through this initiative, the Administration is joining with cities and towns, businesses, and foundations who are taking important steps to connect young people to mentoring, support networks, and the skills they need to find a good job or go to college and work their way into the middle class.