Team Up Mentoring
Team Up is an award-winning mentoring program that has matched hundreds of youth with volunteers from the South Hampton Roads community. But there’s more work to do. Team Up has over 300 mentees that are on its waiting list for a caring role model. Won’t you join us? Please consider participating in one of our programs below:
Community Based Program
Mentor Orientation is the first step in the process to become a mentor! Sessions takes place the third Wednesday of each month at The Up Center Portsmouth Office, at 1805 Airline Blvd., Portsmouth, VA 23707. RSVP to Letitia Carrington or call 757-397-2121 ext. 337.
Face Forward Group and One-On-One Mentoring
Mentee Shakera and Mentor Helena – matched since April 2009.
Unleash the potential of a child. Contact us today.
- 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs
- Almost a third less likely to hit someone
- Better in their academic behavior, attitudes and performance
- More likely to have a higher quality relationship with their guardians and peers
97% of children participating in Team Up show improvement in at least one of the three areas of Behavior, Academic Performance, and Psychological & Social Functioning after being matched for a year.
I joined Team Up because I’m confident that all children will succeed if you believe in them and give them the courage to succeed.”
Team Up Mentoring Program Staff
Face Forward Mentoring:
(757) 623-1119 x313
Community Based Program:
(757) 397-2121 x337
*The Team Up Mentoring Program for Foster Children is funded by a grant from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.