Thank you for your interest in learning about youth mentoring in Lynn! You can make a difference in a child's life - as well as your own. There are more than 150 youth paired with caring adult mentors in Lynn, but hundreds more who need this same support and guidance.
The Lynn Mentoring Network, funded by the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley and facilitated by Mass Mentoring Partnership (MMP), can support you as you explore options to support mentoring in the area. It is a group of formal and informal mentoring programs working to increase awareness about the diversity of local mentoring services and showcase the opportunities for both youth and adults who want to be involved in mentoring.
We work with a wide variety of quality programs in Lynn and the surrounding area through Mass Mentoring Partnership's Quality-Based Membership program. The following programs are at our highest level of membership. Please visit these programs to learn more about how you can get involved and lend your support:
- Children's Friend and Family Services
- Girls Inc. of Lynn
- Family Services of the Merrimack Valley - multiple programs
- Raw Art Works - Project Launch
We also work with the following programs in the region:
- Boys and Girls Club of Lynn (Gordon Buddies Mentoring)
- Catholic Charities North (Education Center Youth Programs)
- Endicott College (The Keys to Degrees Program)
- La Chic Mentoring Plus
- Lynn Youth Street Outreach Advocacy, Inc.
- The REAL Program
- Training Resources of America, Inc. (Young Parents Demonstration Program)
You can also read more about these programs and the function of the Lynn Mentoring Network in our Lynn Resource Guide.
What is mentoring?
What are the needs of youth mentoring programs in the region?
Read our snapshot of Northeast Massachusetts regional programs (Mass Mentoring Counts 2014)
News about mentoring in Lynn
- Lynn Daily Item: Money Maximizes Girls Inc. Mentoring
- Lynn Daily Item: The Best Kind of Mentoring
- Lynn Daily Item: Youth group report: Need for mentors great in Lynn
- Lynn Daily Item: United Way of Massachusetts Bay tutors and mentors
- Lynn Daily Evening Item: Champions of Mentoring
- Lynnhappens.com Mentoring Night at the Celtics