Fort Bend Partnership for Youth, Inc.
- Advocacy & Human Rights
- Children & Youth
- Crisis Support
- Justice & Legal
Location122 GOLFVIEW DRRICHMOND, TX 77469 United States
Our mission is to prevent or reduce youth involvement with the juvenile justice system by creating positive relationships between youth and volunteer mentors.
Adult volunteer mentors from the community are recruited, screened and trained to provide visitation to juveniles in the Fort Bend County Juvenile Probation Detention Center. The juveniles chosen to receive a mentor are usually those that:
- do not have anyone coming to visit them
- are going to be there longer than average
- just need one-to-one visits
This program is designed for mentors to provide support, listen and encourage the juvenile while they are being detained in the detention center. Visits occur in the center at designated times.
One-To-One Mentoring ( Fort Bend County Zip Codes)
Adult volunteer mentors from the community are recruited, screened and trained and carefully matched by gender with youth currently involved with the juvenile probation department.
These juveniles are between the ages of 10 and 17 and are living in their home.
Each week, the mentor will offer one-to-one support and encouragement by participating in activities such as: talking at the park, playing sports, going to the movies, having dinner or going to the library. This program provides the juvenile an opportunity to spend quality time with a positive adult role model.