Bridging the Gap Islington is a charitable organization. We offer a free mentoring service in Islington to help you get to where you want to be.
We arrange friendly support through a trained volunteer mentor. This person will be able to meet with you once a week for up to 4 months to talk about how things are going.
Some things your mentor may be able to help with are:
- Settling into the community
- Anything you’re interested in
Who Can Apply?
We want to be as flexible as possible, but we do ask that:
- You are over 18 years old and under 60
- Not known to be abusive or threatening to staff or colleagues
- Have a goal that you would like to work towards
If you would like to find out more: Please give us your name, and fill in some of the details below. We need at least a phone number, agency name or address so that we can contact you.
Would you like us to support you?
Please either complete the web form below or download, complete and send us the form by clicking the button below.
We will contact you and arrange to meet you. We may also talk with your support worker. When we have had a chance to meet you we hope we will be able to look for a suitable volunteer mentor, based on their interests and yours
Each mentor will be supervised by an experienced person from Bridging the Gap Islington. We suggest an initial meeting with between you, mentor and supervisor. You and the mentor can get to meet, agree on at least one goal and agree a routine of regular meetings
We will make our best effort but we do not guarantee to be able to arrange a mentoring partnership. Please note that it may take some weeks before we are able to suggest a mentor. During this time, we will keep you regularly informed.