The site has a database of women who excel in their careers (such as math, science 
& technology) and are eager to help your teen daughter!

Website:  OR
           (Big Brothers Big Sisters)
Volunteers will help your child with school work & work as well as social life.  

GO-GIRL      (Gaining Options: Girls Investigate Real Life)
Email:   (Dr. Sally Roberts) 
Currently accepting applications for the winter 2014 session of GO-GIRL (Gaining Options: Girls Investigate Real Life™). The Saturday program is an enrichment program 
for 7th grade girls and is held on the Wayne State University campus. The program will 
begin January 18, 2014, and meets over the course of 10 Saturdays from 9:30 am-2:30 
pm. The program is hosted by the Wayne State College of Education at NO-COST to participants.  Applications are due December 7th, 2013.
Program Mission:
To increase the competence and confidence of middle school girls in the areas of mathematics, technology, scientific thinking, and communication by engaging them 
in experiences that promote interest in, awareness of, and the capacity for STEM 
(Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) related careers.
Program Description: 
The GO-GIRL curriculum is aligned with national and state standards for middle school mathematics, and provides a technology rich learning environment proven successful 
with middle school girls. During the program, girls engage in collaborative and cooperative learning, working in research teams with mentors from the Wayne State University College 
of Education as they gather and analyze survey data collected from adolescents and young adults using online surveys. As part of the GO-GIRL program, students design a survey, collect, analyze and present their findings. In addition, participants will have the opportunity 
to explore the University campus.

Wayne County 4-H Mentoring Program               
Administrative Office: 
5454 Venoy Road 
Wayne  MI  48184
Phone: 734-727-7236
1400 Oakman Blvd.  2nd Floor
Detroit MI   48238
Phone:  313-494-4678  Kia White 
The Mission of the MSU Extension Wayne County 4-H Youth Mentoring Program is to provide 
1 to 1 mentors for at-risk youth of Wayne County.  The Mentoring Program assists youth to improve their academic performance, improve relationships with peers and adults, reduce school delinquency, and develop skills that will prepare them for successful futures in the work force.   The program is open to all students in Wayne County between the ages of 10 
and 17.  

I.M.A.G.I.N.E.  Mentoring              
Phone: 313-878-1717
A program designed to increase self-esteem in young ladies ages 16-24.  

Girls on the Run of Greater Detroit        
Downriver YMCA
16777 Northline Road
Southgate  MI  48195
Phone:  734-282-9622  Maria Diaz
For girls in third through eighth grades.  Ten-week program that helps build young girl's 
self-esteem and healthy living though running, games, workouts and themed discussions.  

RubyGirl Teen Program 
Project-U-Turn Inc.
P.O. Box 38659
Detroit MI  48238
Phone: 313-397-9300
If you are 13-18 years old and want to be prepared for your future, meet new friends, travel, learn new things, help others; all while having fun?  Then you definately want to be a Ruby Girl!

Youth Mentorship Program
The Henry Ford/Wayne-Westland Community School District
20900 Oakwood Boulevard
Dearborn MI  48124
Phone:  313-982-6100 ext. 2264
A partnership between the Wayne-Westland School District & The Henry Ford that serves 
at-risk youth that are behind in credits.  Youth are paired up with full-time employees where they learn life and work skills from a supportive adult.  There is also a Service-Learning component where the youth have an opportunity to give back to the community and be 
the mentors themselves.

Stepping Out on Your Own
Women in Community Service
5555 Conner, Suite 3218
Detroit MI  48213
Phone:  313-267-0593 
A mentoring program for Job Corps graduates living in Metro Detroit and surrounding areas designed to be a support network for youth as they enter the workforce, advanced training 
or continue their education.  

Youth Entrepreneurs Series  (Y.E.S.)
Michigan Association for Female Entrepreneurs
P.O. Box 40628
Redford MI  48240
Phone:  866-395-4YES
An educational & mentoring program offering encouragement and support for aspiring 
young entrepreneurs.  

Youth Arise-Women Arise
13100 Averhill
Detroit MI  48215
Phone:  313-331-1800
An advocacy program for women that have been or are incarcerated.  Also provides 
mentors for youth ages 8-17.  

Stepping Out on Your Own
Women in Community Service
5555 Conner, Suite 3218
Detroit MI  48213
Phone:  313-267-0593 
A mentoring program for Job Corps graduates living in Metro Detroit and surrounding areas designed to be a support network for youth as they enter the workforce, advanced training 
or continue their education.  

Stay The Course Mentoring Program
ASED Educational Foundation
1300 Rosa Parks Blvd.
Detroit MI  48215
Phone:  313-962-2070
The American Society of Employer's Educational Foundation (ASED) is a Michigan Works! 
Affiliate Organization funded by the Southeast Michigan Community Alliance (SEMCA). 

HOPE Program
16650 Sumpter Road
Belleville MI  48111
Phone:  734-697-7705
A program providing mentoring and other supportive services to families in some way 
affected by the Juvenile Justice system.  Provides tutorial services as well as crisis 

Latino Family Services
3815 W. Fort Street
Detroit MI  48216
Phone:  313-841-7380

Sisterhood-Brotherhood Mentoring Program
Family Service, Inc.
10900 Harper Avenue  (Administration)
Detroit MI  48214
Phone:  313-579-5989
220 Bagley, Suite 700   (Program Division)
Detroit MI  48226
Phone:  313-961-0346
Brings youth ages 9-14 together with trained community volunteers that are identified as 
high-risk on the edge of juvenile delinquency.  Services available in identified schools and after-school settings.  Also has a Shoplifters Diversion Program for first-time juvenile offenders, IMPACT (Innovative Methods for Prevention and Comprehensive Treatment 
Drug Prevention Program), Parent Infant Beginnings (PIB), and Teen Drug Court. 

Starfish Family Services
Administrative Office:
30000 Hiveley Road
Inkster MI  48141
Phone: 734-728-3400
Youth Assistance Program offers counseling and services to your kids, who have had dealings with the law, to prevent further contact with the juvenile justice system.  
Phone directly: 313-277-2450

Detroit Helping Our Youth Development
I.M.A. Building
16849 Warren Ave.
Detroit MI  48228
Phone: 313-581-2048
Helps children and women from low-income areas achieve their education and career 
goals by providing them with long-term program of mentoring, tutoring, enrichment, 
and build job readiness skills.

Detroit Peace Maker Program
P.O. Box 14516
Detroit MI  48213
Phone:  313-499-0004
The Detroit Peace Maker Program is designed around the "Seven Principle's", a value 
system that allows the child to build his own set of values, perspectives and insights.

Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation
1211 Trumbull
Detroit MI  48216
Phone: 313-967-4880
After-school youth program, school-based programs, summer youth programs and 
gang prevention and intervention program.  

Northwest Activities Center
18100 Meyers 
Detroit MI  48235
Phone: 313-578-7500

Big Sisters/Little Sisters
Southgate Community Schools
13300 Burns
Southgate MI  48195
Phone: 734-246-4642
Matches at-risk elementary girls (1st grade through 5th grade) with a female high school 
student (10th through 12th grade) for numerous activities.

City Mission Mentoring 
20405 Schoolcraft
Detroit MI  48223
Phone:  313-541-3531
Provides elementary students from the Brightmoor community with adult mentors. 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan--Diehl Club
4242 Collingwood Street
Detroit MI  48204
Phone:  313-931-7190 
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan-Holden Club
20100 Schoenherr Road
Detroit MI  48205
Phone:  313-372-9550
The Computer Clubhouse Programs offers youth the opportunity to learn professional 
software programs in a safe and fun environment.

Barnabas Youth Opportunities
3530 Grand River
Detroit MI  48208
Phone:  313-831-4488


Winning Futures              
27500 Cosgrove
Warren MI   48092
Phone: 586-698-4387
Winning Futures is a non-profit goal setting, mentoring, and scholarship program for teens 
in Metro Detroit.  This award-winning organization was founded in 1994 and impacts nearly 2,000 youth annually.  We offer structured, school-based mentoring programs and workshops for high school students in S.E. Michigan. 

Providence Ministries       
28351 S. Gratiot  Ste.14
Roseville  MI  48066
Phone: 1-888-519-9202
Mentoring & life skills coaching for adults & youth among many other services. 


Camp Fire USA, Wathana Council
16250 Northland Drive, Suite 301
Southfield MI  48075
Phone:  248-559-5840
A group mentoring program where mentors are paired with up to four mentees. 

Success Partners
Strategy Forum
2009 McDonald Ave.
Royal Oak MI  48073
Phone:  248-548-9455
The Strategy Forum is mentoring a group of disadvantaged youth from Hazel Park Schools.

Mentors Plus
Oakland County Youth Assistance
1200 N. Telegraph Road   Dept. 452
Pontiac MI  48341
Phone:  248-858-0041
Caring adults are matched with needy children through the Oakland County Circuit Court/Family Division.  Youth Assistance is the preventative arm of the court system 
and has administered the Mentors Plus program since 1973.  

Positive Male Role Models
Youth Development
300 W. Huron 
Pontiac, MI  48341
Phone:  248-451-7128
Offers Mentoring, Mediation, and "Wrap-Around" services such as counseling, 
mentoring, job coaching and recreational activities.  

Mentor Connection
Jewish Family Service
6555 West Maple Road
West Bloomfield MI  48322
Phone:  248-592-231
Mentor Works is a program that matches responsible,caring adults with children 
and teens that can benefit from the extra attention and guidance from an additional 
supportive adult.  Youth ages 7-19 that live in Oakland County are eligible. 

Male Mentoring Program
P.O. Box 431045
Pontiac, MI  48342
Phone:  248-334-1284
The Male Mentoring Program works with children who have witnessed domestic violence.  
Mentors provide children opportunities to experience nonviolent male role models.  

Common Ground Sanctuary
1410 S. Telegraph
Bloomfield Hills MI 
Phone:  248-456-8150

Journey Partners Mentoring Program
Lutheran Child and Family Service of Michigan 
16250 Northland Drive
Southfield MI  48075
Phone:  248-483-3261
Matches trained volunteers with families.  

Catholic Social Services of Oakland County
53 Franklin Boulevard
Pontiac MI  48341
Phone:  248-334-3595
Parent Partner is a mentoring program matching adult volunteers with pregnant teens.

ChildHelp USA Michigan
21455 Melrose Avenue, Bldg. R, Suite 1
Southfield MI  48075
Phone:  248-353-0921
Provides foster care youth ages 10-23 an opportunity to interact with an adult mentor 
to increase the youth's positive social skills and interactions in the community.  

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit
Central Office
The Advance Building
23077 Greenfield Road  Suite 430
Southfield MI  48075
Phone:  248-569-0600
Ages 7-14.   Serves Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

Journey Partners Mentoring Program
Lutheran Child and Family Service of Michigan
16250 Northland Drive
Southfield MI  48075
Phone:  248-483-3261
Empowers families by supporting their efforts to resolve their current issues.

South Oakland Shelter
431 N. Main Street
Royal Oak MI  48067
Phone:  248-546-6566
Mentoring programs for youth. 

This page was last updated: December 27, 2016