New Session of Compass Youth Assist Program Starting September 19!

Our Compass Youth Assist Program has a new session starting up this fall! The Compass program matches youth grades 5-12 with a college student mentor to encourage social interactions, teach positive character traits and help youth live a drug free … Continued

Cortland Community Mentors Celebrate Mentoring Month with #80for80 Campaign

January marks the 15th annual National Mentoring Month, and Cortland Community Mentors (Cortland YWCA, Cortland Prevention Resources, and Access to Independence) in collaboration with Cortland Area Communities That Care are participating in this campaign aimed at expanding quality mentoring opportunities … Continued

Learn How to Be a Mentor!

What Role Does a Mentor Play? Friend: Mentors and mentees will do things together that are fun and engaging! Role Model: Mentors are expected to set a good example for their mentees! Motivator: Mentors will help their mentees make positive … Continued

Mini Golf Under Black Lights? You Bet!!

The end of the semester party for our mentors and youth was a “glowing” success. All the kids and mentors in our Compass program enjoyed a mini golf outing complete with black lights, dinner and ice cream. More importantly, kids … Continued

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