Smile. Listen. Love. Mentor.

make a difference.

Think about a person who inspired you as a child.

Now be that person.

Be a mentor.

Children mentored 2021/2022
New matches in 2021/2022
100 %
High school graduation rate
0 +
Total Matches Since 1996

Thank You For Caring And Believing In Our Mission

"We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future."

Upcoming Events

New Mentor Trainings

August 2023 TBD

New Mentor Training

The Mentoring Alliance does not host trainings at the end of a school year or in the summer because we cannot make new matches when school is not in session. Fill out an appication and email us at to confirm your spot at an August training.
Application Link

Summer Soiree

Saturday, August 19, 2023

August 19, 2023

A Summer Soiree under the stars at La Veranda Sonoma, an 19th-century Italian Renaissance farmhouse, in support of the Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance.
Tickets & Details to come


We celebrate our 28 seniors!

Honoring our Senior mentors & Mentees

We were happy to honor the mentoring relationships of our senior mentees and mentors on April 27th.

Creating Opportunities For Sonoma Valley's Youth

The Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance is the go-to agency for youth in need of social and emotional support or those facing family or cultural barriers to success. Since 1996, the Mentoring Alliance has helped school children by pairing them with caring adult mentors who make a big difference in their life. We do this through one-on-one school based mentoring.

Our approach is different from that of most mentoring programs because we address the social and emotional needs of our mentees by providing in-school one on one dedicated mentoring time. Additionally, optional add-on after-school programs that including enrichment activities and career discovery outreach are available. We also ask our mentors for a commitment to remain involved with their mentee throughout their formative years.

Our mentoring program currently provides mentors for 375 students throughout the Sonoma Valley Unified School District. We maintain professionally-staffed Mentor Centers at all eight K-12 public schools campuses in the Sonoma Valley. We also oversee mentoring matches at local charter schools and private schools.

For the past five years, we have had a 100% high school graduation rate. We want all our mentees to graduate high school and have a plan for 2-year or 4-year college, trade school or a job.

Experience the Joy of Giving
Become a Mentor.

Make A Difference in a Child's Life

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