youth in
Thurston and Mason Counties are waiting for a caring adult to enter their lives. Will YOU be that person?

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Home Agencies Contact Links Mentoring Month Training

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 Southwest Washington
(360) 943-0409
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 County
(360) 956-0755
After school and summer program for school age children.

Catholic 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.

The Crisis Clinic of Thurston and Mason Counties
(360) 586-2800
Youth Help Line - (360) 586-2777
24 hour phone crisis and referral line.

Community Youth Services
(360) 943-0780 ext. 165 - Megan Walker-Richards
Youth serving programs include: CareerTREK, family preservation services, family reconciliation, foster care services, Haven House, juvenile diversion, PASS, Readiness to Learn, and Rosie's Place.

The Evergreen State College
Center for Community-Based Learning and Action
*Tutor Program—
(360) 867-6137 - www.evergreen.edu/communitybasedlearning/
*Gateways for Incarcerated Youth—
(360) 867-5633 - gateways.evergreen.edu

 GRuB (Garden-Raised Bounty)
(360) 753-5522
Nourishing strong communities by empowering people and growing good food.

Hispanic Roundtable Latino Mentoring Program
(360) 701-9608
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 3
(360) 486-2232
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.

North Thurston Public Schools
(360) 412-4469
Lunch time mentoring at elementary and middle schools.

TOGETHER! - Neighborhood Center / After School Programs
(360) 493-2230
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.