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SMYL is a mentoring organization that serves the youth of Seneca County ages 6-17 years old in three different capacities.


Traditional Mentoring: In this program, a volunteer and youth are matched one-on-one. The volunteer is asked to spend a minimum of 4 hours a month with the youth.


School Pals Mentoring: A group based mentoring program held within four different local schools. A mentor works with a group of students to form a unique relationship and help reinforce the 40 Developmental Asset lesson led by a case manager.

School Pals are held in the following schools at the specified time:

Fostoria Middle School- 6th Grade

Tuesdays, 1:55-2:55 pm

North Central Academy- 7th-12th Grade

Wednesdays, 8:15-9:00 am

Tiffin Middle School

Wednesdays, 10:33-11:21 am- 8th Grade

11:24 am -12:12 pm- 6th Grade

12:15- 1:03 pm- 7th Grade

Bridges Community Academy- 5th-12th Grade

Fridays, 8:30- 9:30am


IMPACT Mentoring: A program that offers a positive place for youth to go after- school. Youth are provided with a snack, a group activity and homework help.  {Insert IMPACT Link}


Youth Requirements

Resident of Seneca County

Age 6-17

Parent/Guardian Cooperation

Enrollment Process

Initial referral or inquiry

Complete and return application

Parent interview

Youth interview