Charity information

The Island

The Island is a registered charity providing a mentoring service to vulnerable children and young people aged 8-13 in York.

Our service delivers 1:1 fully trained volunteer mentors who facilitate weekly activity sessions over a 12 month period.

Founded 2008

  • Mission statement

    The Island - Enhancing the quality of life for children and young people in York through sustainable quality mentoring relationships.

  • Aims

    The Island aims to:

    • To increase self-confidence.
    • To increase self-esteem.
    • To increase positive communication.
    • To enhance mental, emotional and social wellbeing.
  • Overview

    Established: August 2008

    Registered Charity Number: 1120420

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 65

    Phone number: 01904 628449

    Address: The Island, 32 Priory Street, York, North Yorkshire YO1 6EX

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