Mentor Programs

The following are mentoring programs currently available in South Australia.

Settlement Grants Program by Multicultural Youth SA Inc. (ages 10-18)
Building 7, Western Multicultural Precinct, 255 Torrens Rd, West Croydon SA 5008
(08) 8212 0085 or [email protected]
https://www.mysa.com.au/settlement-grants-program


Ladder Port Adelaide Foyer by St John’s Youth Services (ages 16-21)
Port Adelaide Office: Level 1, 379, Halifax Street, Adelaide SA 5000
(08) 8447 1090
https://www.ladder.org.au/support-us/mentoring

The Youth Connections program by Junction Australia (ages 11-17)
Most services are free or may incur a small charge
168 Greenhill Road, Parkside SA 5063
(08) 8392 3000
https://junctionaustralia.org.au/community-services/youth


INSPIRE Mentor Program: e-mentoring, group, 1 to 1 (school students years 6-12)
No cost; Parent Body: Flinders University
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide SA 5001
(08) 8201 2091 or [email protected]
www.flinders.edu.au/inspire


Workskil Australia Youth Specialist Support (ages 14 upwards)
Level 1, 1069 South Road, Melrose Park, SA 5039
1300 967 575 or [email protected]
http://www.workskil.com.au/youth/youth-specialist-support/


The Youth Opportunities Personal Leadership Program (Year 10 Students, 10 weeks)
35a Oaklands Rd, Somerton Park, SA, 5044
(08) 8240 3133 or [email protected]
http://youthopportunities.com.au/the-program/


Headspace Onkaparinga (ages 12-25)
All services are free
Unit 3, 50 Esplanade, Christies Beach, South Australia 5165
(08) 8186 8600 or [email protected]
https://headspace.org.au/young-people/how-headspace-can-help/


Whitelion School Retention Program: Mentoring Services
(Young people living in out of home care and under the Guardianship of the Minister)
https://www.whitelion.asn.au/metropolitan-adelaide#Mentoring%20Support


Julia Farr Youth Mentoring (ages 11-18 peer-to-peer support program)
104 Greenhill Road, Unley SA 5061
(08) 8373 8325 or email [email protected]au
https://www.purpleorange.org.au/what-we-do/library-our-work/example-library-item


Connect Mentoring Programs by Sammy D Foundation (ages 8-18)
1102 Main South Road, Edwardstown SA 5039
(08) 8374 1678 or [email protected]
http://www.sammydfoundation.org.au/community-programs/connect-mentoring


Interchange SA ‘1 To 1 Mentoring’ (All ages)
6 George Street, Stepney SA 5069
(08) 8132 5300
http://www.interchangesa.org.au/assets/Connect_One_2016.pdf


Panyappi Program by Metropolitan Aboriginal Youth and Family Services (MAYFS)
(Aboriginal young people aged 10-18)
2-46 Cowan Street, Angle Park 5010
(08) 8414 8900 or (08) 8243 5733
https://dhs.sa.gov.au/services/community-services/metropolitan-aboriginal-youth-and-family-services
https://healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/key-resources/programs-and-projects/?id=164


Youth Mentoring by InComPro
Shop 7, 41 Bagster Road, Salisbury North SA 5108
Youth Services Office (08) 7324 5072 or [email protected]
http://www.incompro.com.au/youth-mentoring/


PHaMs Employment Service by HYPA (ages 16 years and over)
HYPA North, the Northern Sound Building, 73 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth SA 5112
(08) 8255 9028
https://www.dss.gov.au/disability-and-carers-programs-services-for-people-with-disability/


Personal Helpers & Mentors Program (PHaMs) by Centacare (ages 16 and over)
33 Carey Street Salisbury
(08) 8250 3694 or [email protected]
http://www.centacare.org.au/service/personal-helpers-mentors-program/


Successful Transitions Program by Baptist Care (ages 17-24)
Northern Adelaide Office: 130 Rose Terrace, Wayville SA 5034
(08) 8209 5000 or [email protected]
https://www.baptistcaresa.org.au/children-youth-families/education/positive-pathways-youth


Connected Self’s Therapeutic Mentoring Program
345 Carrington Street, Adelaide SA 5000
(08) 8232 2438 or [email protected]
https://connectedself.com.au/therapeutic-mentoring/


Big Brothers Big Sisters and Connect-4 Group Mentoring (one to one) (ages 7-17)
17 Hutt Street, Adelaide SA 5000
8203 4900
http://www.ywca.com.au/programs/youthmentoring/


Australian Youth Mentoring Network - SA program
https://aymn.org.au/program-state/sa/


iTrack by The Smith Family (online mentoring program for high school students years 9–11)
Ground Floor, 97 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000
(08) 8224 1400 or [email protected]
https://www.thesmithfamily.com.au/programs/mentoring


Personal Helpers & Mentors Program (PHaMs) by Centacare (aged 16 and over)
6/2 Sturt Reserve Rd, Murray Bridge, SA 5253
(08) 8531 8888 or [email protected]
http://www.centacare.org.au/service/personal-helpers-mentors-program/


INSPIRE Mentor Program (e-mentoring, group, 1 to 1)
(school students years 6-12)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide SA 5001 and rural and remote support
(08) 8201 2091 or [email protected]
www.flinders.edu.au/inspire


Successful Transitions Program by UnitingCare Wesley Country SA (aged 17-24)
Port Pirie; Peterborough; Port Augusta; and Whyalla Office: 60 Florence Street, Port Pirie SA 5540
Case Manager through Port Pirie office on (08) 8633 8600 or [email protected]
http://www.ucsa.org.au/services/youth-services/successful-transitions/#more-1850


Successful Transitions Program by Employment Options (aged 17-24 not engaged in education)
5/122 Main Road, Nairne SA 5252
Greg Nichol, [email protected]
https://www.employmentoptions.com.au/youth-services/transition-support.html



Last updated: 18 September 2019