Our Programs

The Alexandria Mentoring Partnership currently represents 11 mentoring programs.

Page updated on Dec 28, 2015 at 12:20 PM

To learn more about the individual programs, click on the following links:

  • Building Better Futures:
    serves at-risk and/or ELL high school students at TC Williams High School on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:30 pm
  • Big Brother & Big Sisters:
    serves children ages 7 to 15, in the community, after school for 2 hours a week.
  • Casa Chirilagua:
    serves 1st to 8th graders in the Alexandria City Public School system, in the community, after school and on the weekend.
  • Community Lodgings:
    serves middle school students in a group mentoring setting. The boys' mentoring group meets Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and the girls' mentoring group meets on Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. Activities may take place throughout the week or weekend.
  • Higher Achievement:
    serves 5th to 8th graders in the Alexandria City Public School system, at Hammond Middle School, Monday, Tuesday or Thursday from 6 to 8. Mentors choose which night they will mentor.
  • RARE
    serves grades 6-8 at Francis Hammond Middle School from 3:30 to 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday. Mentors attend one afternoon a week for one-to-one tutoring and mentoring.
  • RISE (Respect, Integrity, Self-Esteem, and Encouragement):  
    serves ages 14 to 17, in the community or at Aurora House, after school for 2 hours per week.
  • SOHO: Space of Her Own
    serves 5th grade girls at the Art League on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m and at George Washington Middle School on Thursdays from 5:30 to 8:00 pm throughout the school year.  
  • SOHO: Space of His Own
    serves 5th grade boys at George Washington Middle School on Tuesday nights from 5:30 to 8:00 pm throughout the school year.  
  • The Untouchables:
    serves 2nd to 12th graders, at Charles Houston Recreation Center and field trips, on Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:30 pm and the occasional weekend.
  • Wright to Read, Tutor/Mentor Program:
    serves 1st to 5th graders (new referrals), mentors keep cases beyond, meets at local libraries, for 1 hour a week, either after school, evening or weekend.

To begin the process of becoming a mentor, or for more information, contact the Alexandria Mentoring Partnership Coordinator at 703-746-4455 or mentoring@alexandriava.gov.  

Mentor/Volunteer Application Form
If you are interested in volunteering with one of the Alexandria Mentoring Partnership's partner programs, please complete the mentor/volunteer form above. Submitting this form will send a referral request to the Partnership program of your choice. Once you have submitted the survey, the program will contact you and provide more details on the program structure , time commitment, and background check/interview process.