Mentoring

Partners in Prevention Mentoring Program provides youth, Kindergarten – 12th grade, with a caring, trained, adult friend to serve as a mentor to a young person needing guidance, support and encouragement.

Partners in Prevention Mentoring Program started as a pilot project in 1996. Since that time, the program has grown and now provides children with caring adult mentors in the following school districts: Longview, Pine Tree, Spring Hill, White Oak, Gladewater, Hallsville, Kilgore, and New Diana.

The Mentoring Program has received recognition over the years, including the Governor's Volunteer Award for Forever Friends; Texas Association of Partners in Education; and highlighted in the 100 Best Communities for Young People award to
Longview in 2008 and 2011.

Upcoming New Mentor Orientation Dates:


  • Date: February 22  Time: 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Date: March 6  Time: 11:30 a.m - 2 p.m.
  • Date: March 21 Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Date: March 22  Time: 1:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Mentoring Brochure
Mentoring.org