News and blog

Guest blog: Tokko Youth Film Project

May 25, 2017

[GUEST BLOG] Mentor have been working with the Interact group at Tokko Youth Space to produce a short film to raise awareness about New Psychoactive Substances. In this blog, Tokko Youth Project Worker Anna Butterworth shares her experiences of working on this project together.

Policy blog: The Psychoactive Substances Act one year on

May 17, 2017

[NEWS] As we approach the first anniversary of the passing into law of the Psychoactive Substances Act, Mentor's Director of Policy and Communications Jeremy Sare reflects on the Act's effectiveness and how much harm to young people has been prevented.

Kinship Care Week guest blog: Frances Rowan

April 28, 2017

[KINSHIP CARE] Frances Rowan and her husband took on the care of her cousin's two daughters in May 2016. This week, Frances shares her experience of becoming a kinship carer and some advice for new kinship carers.

Kinship Care Week: shining a light on family carers

April 12, 2017

[KINSHIP CARE] From April 24th to April 30th, Mentor is leading Kinship Care Week for England to celebrate the dedication of kinship carers, raise awareness and funds for kinship care projects, and promote best practice among the professional community that supports these families.

Mentor launches the National Kinship Care Website for Scotland

April 3, 2017

[SCOTLAND] Mentor is delighted to announce the launch of the new National Kinship Care Website for Scotland, kinship.scot, the first site of its kind. This site will complement Mentor’s National Kinship Care Resource Guide by providing kinship families with information and advice, as well as access to training, policy updates, local and national support and all the latest news and events across Scotland.