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Potential is equally distributed; opportunity is not. We work to drive equity and close the mentoring gap by fostering quality mentoring relationships wherever young people live, learn, work, and play.

The Mentoring Gap


One in three young people in New York will grow up without a mentor.

Make a Difference

We believe in creating a state where young people have caring adult mentors who really see them. Who listen. Who validate. And who help them tap into their greatest potential.

Over 500,000 young people in New York need or want a mentor. Help us close that gap — join the mentoring movement today.

How We Help

For 30 years, MENTOR New York has leveraged its expertise in relationship development and program management to advise and train our partners about how to start, manage, and improve quality mentoring programs and initiatives.

Discover how we can help you build safer, more intentional relationships that yield better outcomes for our young people.


Join the Network

Connect with a group of like-minded professionals committed to providing quality mentoring relationships to young people across New York State. This community can be your community!

Network members attend professional development and training sessions, utilize MENTOR New York’s support services, and share resources and expertise. 

Partner with Us


Ready to join a network of over 1000 programs serving New York's youth?

Partner with us to bring mentoring cultures into your school, workplace, internships, community programs, and more.

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Turn Up Your Impact

Together, we can fuel the quality and quantity of mentoring relationships available to young people across New York State. 

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