Member Organizations

Affinity Mentoring Color LogoAffinity Mentoring

A school based mentoring program for youth in Kindergarten through 8th grades [currently in 4 locations]. Mentor matches meet for one hour per week for a minimum of 1 school year [late September to late May].

Contact: 616.406.3967 or


bethany Bethany Christian Services 

Three community based programs which focuses on youth and young adults ages 14-24 who are aging out of foster care or at-risk young adults who have dropped out of high school, youth ages 5-18 in foster care and refugee youth in foster care ages 14-21.

Contact: 616.224.7470 or


CJC Updated LogoCriminal Justice Chaplaincy

“Mentoring Friends” is a community based program serving youth ages 6 – 17 in Kent County.  Mentors in this program are matched with children whose parents are incarcerated or have some other connection with the criminal justice system.

Contact: 616.454.4925 x14 or 


unnamedMentoring Services of D.A. Blodgett- St. John’s

This mentoring program offers a wide variety of services including one-on-one community based matches, groups, school-based mentoring, and a mentoring opportunity for young moms. Serving  at-risk youth ages 10-25 years old in the Grand Rapids community, this program aims to engage, empower and equip youth and young adults with knowledge and skills to realize their unique potential and place in the world.

Contact: 616.451.2021 or


Grace_s_Logo_black (1) (1)Grace’s Table

The mentor program pairs women with young mamas ages 13-24. Mentors walk alongside mamas from isolation to community and support them in developing life and parenting skills.

Contact 616-307-8804 or


nvmp final logo copy Northview Mentoring Program

This school based mentoring program matches adults with students in grades 5-12. Northview Mentor Program is unique in their time commitment, requiring mentors and their student matches to only meet fifteen minutes per week during the school year.

Contact: Janine Conway 616.361.3430 or