About Us

MENTOR Virginia is an anchor organization that promotes effective youth mentoring by increasing the capacity and sustainability of mentoring programs, and providing resources to support the mentoring field throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.


MENTOR Virginia’s mission is to partner with youth mentoring programs to help grow their impact, because high quality mentoring transforms lives and strengthens Virginia communities.

Every child in Virginia who needs a mentor will have a trained mentor. MENTOR Virginia is an independent, 501 (c) 3 organization founded in 1993 to provide training and program assistance to mentors and mentoring programs around Virginia. Today, MENTOR Virginia promotes effective mentoring in Virginia by increasing the capacity of mentoring programs, developing new programs, and advocating for resources to support the mentoring field.

MENTOR Virginia is an affiliate of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership.