“We need to help the kids growing up in opioid-addicted families,” said a mentor three years ago. As we talked over lunch at Table 24, my concern about the opioid epidemic was underscored. Three years ago, opioid abuse was increasing across the country and in Rutland County, we were beginning to see the epidemic affect […]
The Mentor Connector Increasing Support for Youth Connected to Foster Care throughout Rutland County
RUTLAND, VT (October 3, 2018) – The Mentor Connector, which provides professionally supported mentors to over 150 vulnerable youth and families in Rutland County, announced today that it is expanding its support for youth in or at risk for entering the foster care system.
We are proud to share this powerful study brought to you by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership The Power of Relationships: How and Why American Adults Step Up to Mentor the Nation’s Youth is the most comprehensive picture of what adults think about mentoring kids who are not their own. This is a follow-up to MENTOR’s […]
Check out this news article about the mentor connector in the Rutland Reader. You can also download a pdf version here.