The aim of the Sussex Adolescent Mentoring Service is to provide a mentoring programme that will enable the young people taking part to develop their self-esteem and resilience to their full potential. Through this programme they will enhance their life chances and opportunities by building confidence and raising aspirations.
This project will provide site based supervised mentoring at an agreed set location. Participants will be at key stages 9, 10 and 11 and they will present with one or more of the following characteristics: Be victims of crime, bullying or harassment: Be at risk: Have low self-esteem or are unable to fit in with peer group.
The young people involved will be matched with a mentor who can help guide them in developing self esteem, Improved interpersonal skills, raised confidence, building resilience and have a clearer focus for the future.