Refugee Youth Mentoring: Essential Elements for Effective Programs

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In September 2018, the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) announced the allocation of over $8 million for a Refugee Support Services Youth Mentoring “Set-Aside,” dramatically increasing support for 15- to 24-year-old refugee and other ORR-eligible youth in 34 states.  This information guide, designed for service providers implementing or applying for funding through the Set Aside, explains the existing evidence on youth mentoring and offers steps for designing an effective youth mentoring program that achieves the desired outcomes. 

Topic(s): Children/Youth and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Youth Wellbeing
Resource Type: Guide
Date: July 30, 2019
Language(s): English
Target Audience(s): ORR-Eligible Population, Service Provider
Author(s): Switchboard

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