Peer Mentoring is a unique program in which a person is paired with a mentor, with a similar disability, to help the mentee achieve independence. A mentor, who is a volunteer, provides assistance and support to a mentee by sharing their own life experiences and empowerment.
If you would like to volunteer as a Mentor, please download the Peer Mentoring Application.
Complete the application and mail the application to our office:
24 East 3rd Street
Williamsport PA, 17701
A peer mentor may:
Teach the mentee how to use the bus, Uber services, or transportation services such as STEP.
Accompany the mentee to a physician appointment to assist with communication and advocacy.
Teach the mentee life skills: such as how to use a laundry facility, budget their money, balance a checking account, plan healthy meals, and cook.
Help the mentee become integrated into the community.
Offer friendship and encouragement to the mentee.
Provide peer counseling to the mentee.
Help the mentee overcome obstacles and barriers.
Teach the mentee how to advocate for themselves.