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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

Join the TMP Team

Check out these two exciting opportunities to join the TMP Team!

May 2024 LENS: SOGIE Refresher: Language Matters

This SOGIE refresher will help mentors, partners and other caring adults better support young people through the use of inclusive language.

April 2024 Mentoring News

Virtual Trauma-Informed Mentoring Training & LENS Meeting: Financial Aid Literacy  ​


Upcoming Trainings & Events


Virtual LENS May 2024

9:30AM | The Mentoring PartnershpMore info

Virtual Mentoring 101 May 2024 Saturday session

9:30AM | TMP ZoomMore info

Elements Intro May 2024

12:00PM | ZoomMore 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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