We believe every kid is born with incredible potential, and we are committed to ensuring our mentors are equipped to defend and nurture that potential. It all starts with the right role models. MentorKids Kentucky is the place to start a relationship with one.
What Does A Mentor Do?
One hour, once a week, our mentors come alongside to help youth persevere through the trials of life, by building their character, and offering them hope for the future.
Why Sign Up A Kid?
100% of our kids feel important, happy, and valued while with their mentors!
Kids with a mentor are:
• 46% less likely to use illegal drugs.
• 55% more likely to enroll in college.
• 130% more likely to hold a leadership position.
Eligibility for Kids:
Kids must be from a single-parent household or non-traditional family structure.
Kids must be between 6 and 14 years old to be enrolled.
What you should expect after enrolling a kid:
Application and interview process (very informal).
Help and support for guardians.
Weekly support for the child through the STAR Program.
Matches meet weekly for approximately one hour.
MentorKids staff plans monthly events for the matches to participate in.
“They love their mentors. They can’t wait until their mentors come and pick them up! It is truly a blessing to have these men in their lives. They have helped them and me so much.” – Zuetta B.
"Since Jeremy came into my son's life, he has smiled more than ever and they have the best time together. Thanks so much to MentorKids for matching my son with such a great and wonderful guy like Jeremy." - Crystal B.
“I was mentored as a child. My mother was a single mom with so much overwhelming responsibility. A Godly woman came into my life, made me feel important, valued, and loved. I want to extend that same gift. I have a heart for children and a desire to serve the Lord!” – Brittney C.