Delivering inspirational mentoring for Somerset's most vulnerable, disaffected and disadvantaged young people.

PROMISEworks is a local charity making a big difference in Somerset by offering mentoring services to disadvantaged children across the county.

Long-term mentoring makes a real difference to disadvantaged young people

  • Mentoring can improve self-esteem, widen horizons and raise aspirations
  • It can help young people learn to control their anger; prevent them getting into dangerous situations and stop them from causing harm or damage to themselves or people and things around them
  • If only for a short time each week, it can give them the opportunity just to be children – to enjoy a picnic, jump in the surf or critique the current fashion trends without worrying about what else is going on in often chaotic young lives.


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