This group of agencies has come
together to provide you opportunities to change lives.
(Click the agency name to go to the agency's website)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of
Volunteers are partnered one-on-one to cultivate relationships
and do activities in community- and site-based settings with
youth ages 5-18, as well as foster-care students in grades 6-9.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston
After school and summer program for school age children.
Community Services Foster Grandparent Program
1 (800) 372-3697
Seniors provide one-on-one emotional support, mentoring and
tutoring for children from preschool ages to 18 years at schools
and other sites throughout Western Washington.
Crisis Clinic of Thurston and Mason Counties
Youth Help Line - (360) 586-2777
24 hour phone crisis and referral line.
(360) 943-0780 ext. 165 -
Youth serving programs include: CareerTREK, family preservation
services, family reconciliation, foster care services, Haven
House, juvenile diversion, PASS, Readiness to Learn, and Rosie's
The Evergreen State College
Center for Community-Based Learning and Action
*Gateways for Incarcerated Youth—(360)
Nourishing strong communities by empowering people and growing
Hispanic Roundtable Latino Mentoring Program
Serves as a support system for youth of the Latino community by
connecting them with committed adults and member agencies and
serving as an educational, cultural and community resource.
Juvenile Justice & Rehabilitation Administration
(JJ&RA) ~ Region
The aim is to reduce recidivism and promote crime-free/drug-free
lifesytles. JJ&RA Region 3 Goal: To engage, motivate, train, and
provide volunteer mentors from diverse cultural backgrounds as
positive role models for youth transitioning into the community.
Thurston Public Schools
Lunch time mentoring at elementary and middle schools.
Neighborhood Center / After School Programs
Provide safe school- and community-based resource spaces where
youth ages 5-17 can interact with caring adults for homework
help, recreational activities and violence/drug prevention.