Mentoring Programs in Leelanau County

skipping stones by Andy McFarlaneThe Leelanau Enterprise has a comprehensive feature titled ‘A sense of giving back’  on the wide range of mentoring programs on the Leelanau peninsula. According to the article, benefits of mentoring include a decreased incidence of drug and alcohol use and violence, improved grades and more positive relationships with friends and parents.

Programs in the area include Voices & Choices, Kids Hope USA, Big Brother/Big Sisters of Northwest Michigan, Leelanau Christian Neighbors, Project HERO, Leelanau Mentoring and you can find out more about mentoring in Leelanau County (including how to volunteer) through Leelanau County’s mentoring page.

Photo credit: skipping stones by Andy McFarlane