A PROJECT OF THE County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency

San Diego Foster Youth Mentor Program

Foster youth ages 6-20 need consistent, stable adult role models to guide them to a successful life path.  Numerous studies show mentoring significantly reduces youth's drug and alcohol use, improves school outcomes, and decreases adolescent violence.

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Foster Youth Mentors Help in the Following Ways:

  • Provide a stable, consistent and genuine friendship.
  • Participate in a variety of social outings and activities.
  • Assist with homework, the completion of a GED, high school diploma or perhaps a college degree.

Minimum Requirements for a Youth Mentor

  • Minimum contact of 2 hours per week.
  • Be at least 18 years of age - Pass criminal clearances.
  • Complete monthly activity reports - Adhere to the directives of the child's social worker.
    Ability to interact and communicate clearly with professionals.
    Provide current CA Drivers License - Provide proof of auto insurance

Foster Youth Mentor Program - Foster Youth Mentor Program Coordinator
Phone: (619) 767-5211 - Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.