Mentor in Stanislaus County

Why Mentor?

Research demonstrates that:

  • Quality mentoring relationships significantly benefit young people, especially those perceived to be at risk.
  • Mentors provide them with the confidence, resources, continuity, and support they need t achieve their potential
  • This critical support approach positively impacts academic achievement, workforce development, and juvenile justice outcomes.

Find out what mentors and students are saying about mentoring in the video below titled, Mentoring Matters!

Mentoring works as a strategy for helping young people succeed in school, work and life.  It helps give young people the confidence, resources and support they need to achieve their potential. 

Find out what mentors and students are saying about mentoring.  Click here to watch.

There are many Mentoring Programs currently in place in Stanislaus County. 

  • 6 Cups to College
    Contact: 6Cups2College [ahtsym] stancoe [dhotsym] org 
    For information click here
    Clients served: Students in high school 
  • Sierra Vista Child & Family Services
    Contact: Craig Orona at corona [ahtsym] sierravistacares [dhotsym] org
    209.523.4573 or 209.491.0972
    Clients Served: Community Mentoring Program or Foster Youth Mentor Program
  • Mentors-in-Action
    Contact: Sharon Froba, 209.521.7265; Lisa Bruk, 209.551.8509; Liz Carota, 209.526.4633; Sandy Sample, 209.523.8445
    Clients Served: Modesto High School AVID students
  • Stanislaus County Employee Mentor Program
    Contact: Keith Boggs, boggsk [ahtsym] stancounty [dhotsym] com
    Clients served: Students 2nd - 6th grade
  • Stanislaus County Office of Education Tobacco Use Prevention Education
    Contact: Charmaine Anderson, 238-1368; Elizabeth Escalante, 209.238.1382
    Clients Served: Students K-12
  • Youth for Christ of Stanislaus County
    Contact: Ken Sylvia, 209.522.8336 ext. 127, kwylvia [ahtsym] scyfc [dhotsym] com; Ben Wheeler, 209.522.8336, bwheeler [ahtsym] scyfc [dhotsym] com