Mentoring for Children in Central Florida

What mentoring services does FOCF offer?

This FREE service is available to youth between the ages of 10-17, who reside in East Orlando.

  • Improvement in school behavior.
  • Learn health coping skills to deal with stressors.
  • Develop Self-Control
  • Build Self-Esteem
  • Improve Social Skills and Personal Relationships.

Who qualifies for mentoring services?

  1. The youth must reside in designated zip codes located in East Orange County, and must be between the ages of 10-17.
  2. The youth must have a history of delinquent behavior as evidenced by behavior problems at school, home, or in the community.
  3. Availability to meet with mentor 2-3 times a week in person or via zoom.

How does Friends of Children & Families assist with mentoring services?

FRIENDS’s Mentors are carefully screened and matched with foster care children who need support and guidance from a positive role model. This positive partnership provides an invaluable experience to foster children who have often have negative interactions with adults.

How do I get help?

For services, please contact us at 407-273-8444

Referral Form for Mentoring

Please fill out the form below.



    Description of Problems

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    This program is fully funded by Orange County Citizens’ Commission for Children