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Resources for Mentors of Foster Care Youth

Mentors of children and youth in foster care will build stronger, longer-lasting matches if they understand the culture of foster care and have access to resources that help their mentees to better address the issues they face. 

This toolkit, provided by Mentor Michigan has links to information aimed at assisting mentors through the entire match relationship, from connecting with their mentee to supporting their transition to independence; mentors of adolescents, teens and young adults will find these resources especially useful.

The links include...

  • Mentors Corner: Mentoring Youth in Foster Care
  • Helpguide.com: Teen Depression
  • ReachOut.com-We can Help Us
  • Foster Youth in Transition (FYIT)
  • Dr. John Seita's free training materials
  • Represent Magazine

Click below to start exploring these resources. 


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Fostering Success Michigan is a program of The New Foster Care that aims to increase access and success in higher education and post-college careers for youth with experience in foster care. Learn how you can contribute to building a holistic network that insulates (i.e., strengthens protective factors and reduces risks) the education to career "pipeline." 

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