technical assistance

As an affiliate Mentoring Partnership of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, the Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center (MPRC) is proud to be a technical assistance provider for The National Mentoring Resource Center (NMRC), a project of The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and MENTOR. This youth mentoring resource is no-cost for programs and aims to strengthen mentoring quality and effectiveness. The NMRC is comprised of three components: the National Mentoring Resource Center Research Board; the resource center website; and no-cost specialized technical assistance for mentoring programs. The resources and technical assistance are in alignment with the national standards for quality, evidence-based mentoring, The Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring ™. The goal of the NMRC is to improve the quality and effectiveness of youth mentoring programs across the nation.

Learn more about this new tool, view mentoring resources and apply for technical assistance.

nmrcscreenshotLearn more about how to strengthen your youth mentoring services by:

  1. Applying for no-cost training and technical assistance, including customized coaching to enhance your program and troubleshoot challenges using evidence-based practices
  2. Accessing high-quality program implementation resources, including tools, program curricula, and training materials
  3. Nominate your program or tools to be highlighted on the NMRC
  4. Learning about what works in mentoring through evidence reviews on the effectiveness of program models and specific programs, practices, and services for specific populations of mentees

Download this handy flyer with more info about the NMRC and instructions on how to apply for no-cost technical assistance.

Need more help applying for technical assistance?  Check out this great video tutorial!

For additional questions about getting technical assistance with MPRC, please contact Unique Saunders at 484-412-1416 or

They connected with our program team, enabling us to develop knowledge of mentoring as well as techniques for delivering best practices… Our relationship with them gives our program and our mentors a solid foundation from which to launch and sustain over time.  We couldn’t be more appreciative.

Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School

Number of programs that received Technical Assistance in 2016

I wanted to extend a special thank you for your service. As an organization we have advanced greatly due to your hard work with our technical assistance.

DonCares of Philadelphia

Number of Technical Assistance hours delivered in 2016

The technical assistance received from the MPRC gave us a top notch mentor training program that has allowed the staff at ECS to feel confident in the proper training and onboarding of our mentors.

Episcopal Community Services