Mentoring as a Family Strengthening Strategy: Policy Brief No. 4
Family Strengthening Policy Center (FSPC)
Washington, DC: National Human Services Assembly, Family Strengthening Policy Center (FSPC)
November 2004, 19 pages
Mentoring programs are based on the idea that all children need caring adults in their lives. This brief suggests that youth mentoring that involves parents or caregivers and emerging family mentoring approaches hold significant promise for strengthening disadvantaged families with minor children.