• Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy

    Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy


    Non-Profit Organizations

    About Us

    Founded in 1973, Youth Guidance is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of Indian River County youth through mentoring relationships that inspire trust, self-esteem, and positive futures.

    Youth Guidance provides local youth with limited resources daily meals, support from caring mentors, and access to a safe place with community-based mentoring programs and state-of-the-art technology.

    Students participate in one-on-one and group mentoring programs that teach life skills including culinary arts, sewing, bicycle repair, boat mechanics, S.T.E.A.M, tutoring, outdoor activities, sports, vocational skills, life skills, community service and more!

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    Rep/Contact Info

    Phil Barnes
    Executive Director
    Holly Forde
    Program Specialist
    Susan Hunt
    Pulbic Relations Specialist
    Isabella Martinez
    Development Associate
    Jenna Thompson
    Family Services Specialist