Would you like to make a difference in your child’s life and/or in your community?
You can help your child by getting your child involved in the RHDC Youth Mentoring Program. In this program your child will develop positive relationships that will have a direct and lasting effect on their lives and on our community.
Vision: All children and young people achieve success in life through Christ.
Mission: Provide children and young people who are facing adversity with strong, enduring and professionally supported Christian relationships that bring lasting change for the better in their lives.
Accountability: By partnering with parents or guardians volunteers from the RHDC become accountable for each child or young person in the program. This typically achieves:
- Higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships
- Avoidance of risky behaviors
- Educational success
It can make a difference!
National research* has shown that positive relationships between mentors and their mentees have a direct and measurable impact on the lives of the mentees. Typically children participating in our program are:
- More confident
- Better able to get along with their families
- 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs
- 27% less likely to begin using alcohol
- 52% less likely to skip school
*Statistal data is based on national averages of similar mentoring programs