Child & Youth

Six different student mentorship services that make a meaningful and positive impact to the children and youth of our community

Our Child & Youth Programs

We believe that a positive adult role-model is vital to the healthy progression of every child.

Mentoring Program

Our Mentors build positive relationships and trust by meeting with mentees for 30 minutes on a weekly basis, for a determined period of time (up to a whole year). In these meetings, the Mentor and Mentee build rapport and trust through various activities that focus on self-esteem, communication skills, and coping skills.

Topics often discussed include: making friends, anger, teasing and bullying, not being understood, and how family/home life affects mental health.

*For each school, the appointed main referral contact will be required to complete mentee progress surveys, and meet with the Mentor to give mentee updates during the school year.

Click here for Some Other Solutions Mentoring Program Referral Form

Click here to download the Mentoring Program Parental Consent Form 2019

Programs That Build Resilient Children and Youth

  • Empowering young individuals
  • Improving self esteem, communication skills and coping skills
  • Building trust
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EmPOWERing Young Individuals

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Improve self esteem, communication skills, and coping skills.

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Building Trust

Program Highlights

Mentors Matter

Happy International Mentoring Day! Some Other Solutions waves a proud salute to all the hard working mentors around the world that inspire youth and help shape the future of civilization! "How powerful would our world be if we had kids who were not afraid to take risks, who were not afraid to think, and who had a champion. Every child deserves a champion - an adult who will never give up on them, who insists on the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they possibly can be."- Rita Pierson #MentorsMatter #MentoringMonth Alberta Mentoring Partnership Fort McMurray Public School District Fort McMurray Catholic School District Youthvoiceswb Aurakey Digital Agency Northern Elite Football Some Other Solutions Child & Youth team ~ Isy Etc Dylan Elias James Vincent Pattie Dwyer Lydia JaneVideo provided by James Vincent (KUMA MEDIA)

Posted by Some Other Solutions on Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Some Other Solutions Summer Camp

SOME OTHER SOLUTIONS SUMMER CAMP!And now, an inside look at the highlights from the 2017 Some Other Solutions Summer Camp!#MentorsMatter #YMMNorthern Elite Football United Way of Fort McMurray Suncor Energy Regional Municipality of Wood BuffaloJason King Isy Etc Pattie Dwyer Lydia Jane James Vincent Dylan Elias

Posted by Some Other Solutions on Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Become a Mentor

Contact our office to learn how to get involved with one of our mentorship programs!

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In 2017 Some Other Solutions reached and mentored 19 schools in the community and surrounding area.

With our small and dedicated team, we’ve accomplish so much.

But there is still so much more to do.

Help them find their way…

Mentoring Resources

Mentoring.org

Mentoring, at its core, guarantees young people that there is someone who cares about them, assures them they are not alone in dealing with day-to-day challenges, and makes them feel like they matter. Research confirms that quality mentoring relationships have powerful positive effects on young people in a variety of personal, academic, and professional situations.

The Alberta Mentoring Partnership

The Alberta Mentoring Partnership is your mentoring resource for creative tools and resources that will help you support the AMP’s mission and the larger Alberta community. Every Albertan has a stake in the future of the province. Whether you want to make a difference in the life of a young person, connect with a mentoring organization near you, or strengthen your program offerings for Alberta’s youth, we can help. We know what it takes to build healthy and engaged citizens.