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Resources for mentors and cohort leads

VA Mentoring Partnership- Quick conversation starters
http://www.mentoring.org/downloads/mentoring_1214.pdf

VA Mentoring Partnership- Resources for building a mentoring relationship
http://www.vamentoring.org/resources/category/build-a-relationship

VA Mentoring Partnership – Resources for planning activities with your mentee
http://www.vamentoring.org/resources/category/plan-activities

VA Mentoring Partnership- Resources for sparking a conversation with your mentee
http://www.vamentoring.org/resources/category/spark-a-conversation

Mentor- Find out what makes mentoring relationships work in these stories from top mentors
http://www.mentoring.org/get_involved/mentor_mentee_stories

Matt the Mentor- Read scenarios that real life mentors encounter every day and see how Matt the Mentor responds
http://www.mentoring.org/newyork/index.php/aboutus-main/matt-the-mentor

Michigan Mentoring Partnership- Mentoring activity ideas for group settings/Sisterhood meetings
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mentormichigan/Mentoring_Activity_Ideas_288509_7.pdf

 

 

General information about mentoring

Mentor-A list of the benefits of mentoring from the National Mentoring Partnership
http://www.mentoring.org/get_involved/for_mentors/benefits_of_mentoring/

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring- The latest research in the field of mentoring
http://chronicle.umbmentoring.org/

Big Brothers/Big Sisters- How mentoring helps improve youth outcomes
http://www.bbbs.org/site/c.9iILI3NGKhK6F/b.5961035/k.A153/Big_impact8212proven_results.htm

NMM- Information about National Mentoring Month
http://www.nationalmentoringmonth.org/

 

 

Alexandria, VA Community Resources

Recreation centers
http://www.alexandriava.gov/RecreationCenters

Recreation program registration
https://rec.alexandriava.gov/webtrac/wbwsc/rt14prd.wsc/wbsplash.html

Libraries
http://www.alexandria.lib.va.us/client/en_US/home

Parks
http://alexandriava.gov/recreation/info/default.aspx?id=12342

 

 

Parent/Family Resources

Service Chart – directory for services provided in Alexandria, VA
http://www.alexandriava.gov/dchs/info/default.aspx?id=63290

Center for Children and Families (includes behavioral health, child protective and youth development services)
http://www.alexandriava.gov/dchs/childrenfamily/default.aspx?id=50494

Center for Adult Services
http://www.alexandriava.gov/dchs/adultservices/default.aspx?id=49240

Center for Economic Support (includes food/clothing, housing, medical and income assistance)
http://www.alexandriava.gov/dchs/economicsupport/default.aspx?id=49590

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