Partners for Youth with Disabilities Mentoring

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Partners for Youth with Disabilities

Photograph of a PYD mentor and mentee.

We provide one-to-one mentoring to youth and adults with disabilities to reach their full potential.

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Those interested can sign up on our website at https://www.pyd.org/get-involved/ Registration is rolling year round.

Complete the online registration for and a staff member will reach out to schedule a 30-minute to 1-hour interview with the youth (parent involvement is encouraged). Parents then need to sign a consent form and the youth will be added to the mentoring waitlist.

Cost

This Program is free!

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The program serves people at their homes or wherever it is needed or online.

  • Both in-person and virtual (online or over the phone).

Meeting locations are typically determined by the mentor and take place in the community.

Dates and Times

This is an ongoing program.
Every day.

Contact us for details, timing and dates depends on availability of mentors. Mentors meet with mentees 4-6 times per month.

Additional information

We match each youth with a caring adult mentor, and they are expected to meet together for 4-6 hours a month over the course of a year. Open to youth with disabilities (ages 6+) in the Greater Boston Area. Mentors and Mentees determine the schedule to meet based on their preferences.

Most mentees participate in 3 kinds of activities:

  1. work on personal goals
  2. spend time in the community such as museums, movies, etc.
  3. go to the park 
  4. develop friendships
  5. attend social events
Photograph of a PYD mentor and mentee.
This is an ongoing program.
Every day.
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Courtney Brown

Community Outreach Manager

617-556-4075x147
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Last updated April 26, 2024.