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    Programs like Big Brothers or Big Sisters which provide male or female adult companionship, guidance and/or role models for young men or women who are from families in which adult figures of the same sex are absent or available on a limited and inadequate basis or who are troubled and at risk for delinquency. Also included are programs in which people in their teens provide companionship for younger children.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Case/Care Management ServicesMentoring relationship for the children in partnership with Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Individual family assistance or case management to determine, with the family, their unmet needs and to assist them to connect with resources. Families also create goals with a plan to achieve them. Cooperative with the families involved in FOCAS to meet, assess their needs and work together to create their plan for change.RensselaerFOCAS - FAMILY OPPORTUNITY COLLABORATIVE AT SUNNYSIDECATHOLIC CHARITIES TRI-COUNTY SERVICES
    Mentoring ServicesThis program is a community-based prevention/diversion program that recruits, screens, trains and supports community members who are matched with identified at-risk youth for at least one year. Through these matches, volunteers and participating youth make a significant commitment of time and energy to develop relationships devoted to personal, academic or career development, and social, athletic or artistis growth. Comprehensive services are also provided to the families. The mentoring program will accept donations of gift certificates to sporting events, concerts, and other events of interest to kids.SaratogaMENTORING PROGRAMCATHOLIC CHARITIES OF SARATOGA, WARREN AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES
    Support ServicesOffers trained community volunteers who are matched with adults or children with mental illness, in order to provide friendship, support and guidance, along with fun activities for a few hours every month.FultonCOMPEER PROGRAMMENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION IN FULTON AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES
    Support ServicesCapital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar recruits students motivated to achieve academically who could use additional support and direction to meet their goals. Many students are the first in their families to attend college. Sponsor-A-Scholar currently enrolls ten students per class in each of the three public city high schools. Students participate in the program from tenth grade through college graduation. Tutors at homework sessions are classroom teachers from each major subject area, or graduate students studying in the field of Education. At each session, a healthy snack and a chance to participate in a positive peer culture is offered. Efforts are made to appropriately match each scholar with an adult mentor as soon as possible. Sponsor-A-Scholar needs adult mentors to serve as a model for high school students and help them identify college resources and accompany them to college visits, while offering a seasoned perspective and active listening.AlbanySPONSOR-A-SCHOLARCAPITAL REGION SPONSOR-A-SCHOLAR
    Youth Enrichment ServicesThe After School Enrichment Network provides tutoring, mentoring and other related services to a population where academic achievement must be improved. Friendship House has tutors-mentors with appropriate background and experience. Students requiring support are required to bring assigned homework to every session. Tutors-mentors review the assignments and support students in completing the work on site. Contact is made with the parents-guardians, school system and other support organizations to assess the students' progress.SchenectadyAFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT NETWORK (AEN)FRIENDSHIP COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
    Youth Enrichment ServicesIs a program which is proven to enhance academic performance and build competencies helping ensure future success will serve as a cornerstone of our youth development strategy and will be offered daily. Through Project Learn, staff utilize all areas and programs in the Club to create opportunities for high-yield learning activities which include leisure reading, writing, discussions with knowledgeable adults, tutoring and games that develop cognitive skills.SchenectadyPROJECT LEARNBOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF SCHENECTADY
    Youth Enrichment ServicesAdult volunteers are matched with children between the ages of 6 and 14 who want and need a Big Brother or Big Sister. "Bigs" and "Littles" spend time together in the community, building friendships and enjoying everyday fun and activities. Recruites adult volunteers who are willing to mentor children and youth. Volunteers and families receive support and guidance from the staff to ensure a positive experience for all involved.AlbanyYOUTH MENTORING PROGRAMBIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF THE CAPITAL REGION

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