Technical Assistance (TA)

Mentoring programs across the United States can apply for no-cost training and technical assistance to support them in more deeply incorporating evidence-based practices, ultimately leading to greater positive outcomes for young people.

MENTOR Colorado staff and other experts in the field provide no cost Technical Assistance (TA) through the National Mentoring Resource Center (NMRC), a project of The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and MENTOR. We are here to support you because together, we can improve the quantity and quality of mentoring.

Get Technical Assistance

This youth mentoring resource is no-cost for programs and aims to strengthen mentoring quality and effectiveness. Examples of potential technical assistance include:

  • Development of high-quality mentor training materials
  • Guidance and consultation on mentor recruitment plans and screening strategies
  • Analysis and improvement of match support processes
  • Recommendations on best practices for serving challenging youth populations or designing innovative service models

If you are interested in learning more about Technical Assistance, please contact Sarah Provino at

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Additional Information

Curious what happens after a TA request is submitted?

Check out this helpful flow chart for a visual about the entire process.

Want to learn more about the application process?

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