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. 



From Dark to Radiant

Brett’s dad left years ago and had little contact with him. That didn’t dull the pain when his father died a few years later as a result of alcoholism. Brett’s life turned dark in his thoughts, activities and attire. He contemplated ending his life as he withdrew to his basement to self-medicate through excessively playing video games.

 

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 challenging. This is especially true when a mentor and mentee view the world through different lenses. In this videoSherman 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 Cincinnati.

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.