What is a Mentor?

A Mentor is a caring individual who opens their heart and home to a child at risk or an adult with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In our Therapeutic Foster Care program, a Mentor is a foster parent. In our Host Home program for adults with disabilities, a Mentor is a Host Home provider. We call them Mentors because they are more than caregivers to the individuals they help—they are teachers, advocates and family. As a Mentor, you can make a difference and be a hero to someone who needs a helping hand, a friend and a champion for their well-being.

Would being a Mentor be a good fit for you? Connect with us today!

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Making a Difference as a Foster Parent

See what it means to make a difference as a Mentor foster parent. When you open your heart and home to a child in need, you're changing a life.

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Meet Our Mentors

Meet some of the Mentors who have made a difference for children in foster care and for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.