Metro Denver Partners matches at-risk youth, ages 8-17, with adult volunteer mentors.
Kids change significantly after one year in a Partnership:
Less self-reported delinquency
Increased bonding with an adult other than a family member
Increased self-esteem and self-efficacy
Increased commitment to not use alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs
- Annual Report
Learn more about Partners impact by browsing through our annual reports.
- Profile of Youth
Boys and girls between the ages of 8-17 are accepted into the program upon referral by their school counselors, social services, juvenile court or other human service agencies. Most of these youth are experiencing difficulties in school, at home, or with their peers.
- GRASP Program
GRASP (Gang Rescue and Support Project) is a peer-run intervention program that works with youth who are at-risk of gang involvement or are presently active in gangs.