We support vulnerable young people aged 16 to 24 who are facing possible homelessness and are disadvantaged. We are members of the mentoring and befriending foundation.
We aim to help them overcome the obstacles that prevent them from achieving their full potential.
Our volunteer mentors:
- are fully trained and CRB checked
- are regularly supervised
- give fortnightly one-to-one support
The mentor and young person work together to:
- identify needs and aspirations
- set personal goals and targets
- monitor achievements and difficulties
- connect with other agencies where specific support needs are identified
Mentoring support for each young person is provided for a period of up to two years.
Our service is:
Benefits for young people include:
- increased self-esteem
- increased self-confidence
- reduced risk of homelessness
- reduced risk of offending/re-offending
- improved financial competence
- improved IT skills
To make a referral for a young person to access Moving4ward, or to enquire about becoming a mentor please complete our referral forms on our "get in touch" page.
If you have a young person who you feel would benefit from having a mentor then please download and complete the form below and e-mail to: