Hear from a youth and mentor. Kids-n-Kinship Inc

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Kids 'n Kinship's mentoring of youth is proven to reduce isolation, improve positive relationships with adults and reduce at- risk behaviors

Kids ‘n Kinship's mentoring program provides friendships to children and youth ages 5-16 in need of an additional positive adult role model.

Through their Kinship relationship children:

  • receive positive attention and guidance
  • experience a variety of enriching activities and
  • are helped to develop the sense of self-worth that is essential to successful functioning

Throughout a mentor relationship, the volunteer plans and carries out activities with the child, one on one in the community. Volunteers are individuals, couples and families. Some examples of typical activities are: hiking, attending sporting or cultural events, leaning a new skill or hobby, or just hanging out together.

Kids 'n Kinship provides a community mentoring program for children who live in

  • Apple Valley
  • Burnsville
  • Eagan
  • Farmington
  • Lakeville and
  • Rosemount

Mentors spend time on a weekly basis with the child for a minimum of one year. The average relationship lasts 3 years! Kids 'n Kinship also has a school-based mentoring project in collaboration with four local elementaries. Mentors meet with the child at school once a week and then get together during school breaks for community activities.

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Organization Information

  • Name

  • Phone

    (952) 892-6368
  • Address

    14870 Granada Ave
    #127
    Apple Valley, MN 55124
  • EIN

    411395432

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