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.


MENTOR Virginia’s mission is to foster quality mentoring relationships that empower, elevate, and encourage young people.

Every young person in Virginia who needs a mentor will have a trained mentor.

MENTOR Virginia (formerly Virginia Mentoring Partnership) 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.