Des Moines

Organization: Mentor Iowa

2332 Rocklyn Drive, Urbandale, IA, USA

Phone 5152779797 | Fax 5152778181


Mentor Iowa provides mentoring services to children, ages 4-11, who have committed a minor delinquent act.

Services:

  • Mentoring

Intake Process:

Contact Mentor Iowa

Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 12:00 noon

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website


Program: Girl Power

A program for females between the ages of 11 through 16. Girl Power is designed to provide a forum for young women to interact with each other and discuss areas of common concern. Issues addressed include: career exploration, substance use and abuse, gangs and violence and sexuality and healthy decision making. The mentors of these young women are encouraged to participate in the Girl Power program.

Services:

  • Mentoring

Intake Process:

Contact Mentor Iowa

Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 12:00 noon

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website


Matches a volunteer mentor with a Child in Need of Assistance or (CINA). Mentor Iowa works directly with the Department of Human Services (DHS) with CINA referred by a Juvenile Court Judge.

Services:

  • Mentor

Eligibility:

Child identified as a Child in Need of Assistance (CINA).

Intake Process:

Contact Mentor Iowa

Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 12:00 noon

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website


Program: Power of the Pen

Provides mentors with an activity they can participate with their mentee, and create a teachable moment on the importance of literacy and writing skills.

Services:

Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website


A collaboration with Juvenile Court Services, Des Moines Public School District and Sequel Care. Mentor Iowa provides mentoring services to teens, ages 14 and up, who are reentering the community after an out of home placement due to a crime they committed.

Services:

  • Mentoring

Eligibility:

Teens ages 14 and up who are reentering the community after an out of home placement due to a crime they committed.

Intake Process:

Contact Mentor Iowa

Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 12:00 noon

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website


Program: Truancy Court

A collaboration with Truancy Court, Des Moines Public Schools and the Polk County Attorney’s office. Mentor Iowa volunteers are matched with referred middle school students who have a history of truancy.

Services:

  • Mentoring

Eligibility:

Middle school aged children who are court involved.

Intake Process:

Contact Mentor Iowa

Hours:

Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 12:00 noon

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

Website: View Website