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Community Mentoring Resources

Police Athletic League (PAL)

The mission of PAL is to offer young people a viable and constructive alternative to the ‘street life’. They serve over 28,000 children in Phila. With programs ranging from a summer baseball program, chess, golf, soccer, wrestling and a Positive Image program for girls 11-17 year old, which helps, build self- esteem-



Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia

The Boys&Girls Clubs of Philadelphia’s programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. The Club is a safe place to learn and grow – all while having fun. It is truly The Positive Place For Kids.


1518 Walnut Street, Suite 605.

Call 215-735-8818.

Mural Arts Program Youth Development Programs

Various after school programs and positive activities through mural making for youth ages 9-19 years old-

1729 Mount Vernon Street-call

215-685-0750 for details

Dreaming Elephants Tutoring


Dreaming Elephant Tutoring exists to help academically struggling and disadvantaged students score significantly higher on the Pennsylvania System School Assessments (PSSAs) and Keystone exams. We take an innovative approach to teaching that helps students connect with the material they need to master. Through personalized and focused teaching processes, our students develop the tools they need for ongoing success in their fields of study. Our success depends on our attention to the needs of our clients and truly helping them achieve – we don’t succeed unless our clients succeed. Upon leaving our tutoring program, students should not only achieve higher scores on their exams, but they will also have the confidence and knowledge to achieve more in all future endeavors.

Mount Airy Bantams 

The mission of the Mount Airy Bantams Youth Association is to firmly implant in the youth of the community the principles of good character, sportsmanship, leadership, and high educational objectives. We service all youth and adults regardless of age, sex, creed, and origin. Our organization is open to anyone regardless of financial standing.

Big Brothers Big Sisters, Independence Region

Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region is a donor-supported organization that enriches, encourages and empowers children to reach their highest potential through safe, one-to-one mentoring relationships.

Mentor, Independence Region

We provide the resources you need to make an impact. Whether you're a program, mentor, parent/guardian, or a young person looking to find more information, it's all here.

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