Youth Mentoring Programs

Helping youth reach their God-given potential, CAYM has helped over 600 nonprofits and churches start and grow safe, effective, and sustainable mentoring programs. Our trainers help design and implement mentoring programs focused on local community strengths, needs, and aspirations. 

CAYM has experienced trainers and consultants who average over 25 years in evidence-based mentoring in Christ-centered ministries. Check out our training and programs page to find out how to get started. 



BLOG: It's All About Relationships

Jesus ministered through relationships because relationship with the Father and with people is at the core of who he is. We pastors may be confused about “doing” church in the 21st century, but Jesus certainly is not. He built his ministry one trusting relationship at a time and asks us to do the same through discipleship.

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Youth Mentor Training & Programs

Mentoring is an fundamental tool in helping children and youth find their way in life. Unfortunately, many youth lack natural mentors who can guide them through the often difficult task of growing up. Mentoring that is safe, effective and sustainable takes a dedicated team of people who can promote and manage the ministry. CAYM can help you build a new mentoring program or make your existing ministry more effective. Check out our Services to learn more.

Mentoring Across Cultures

Relating cross-culturally can be a challenging. This is especially true when a mentor and mentee view the world through different lenses. In this video with Sherman Bradley opens our eyes and hearts to building trust across racial and ethnic lines. Sherman shares from his life, the scriptures, and through decades of work in cross-cultural ministry in Cincinatti. 

How Can You Help?

Your donation will help a youth get matched with a caring Christian mentor

How Can I Start a Youth Mentoring Program ?

Mentoring is essential – but it's not easy. Learn the basics of how to make mentoring safe, effective and sustainable.