The Island N1

The Island N1

Charity information

The Island N1

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 2007

  • Mission statement

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

    An American child psychologist states that all children need "islands of space and time". Through our 1:1 sessions The Island offers each child with "an island of time and space; to encourage development in confidence and self-esteem through regular and reliable time and space to talk about feelings, difficulties and concerns.

  • Aims

    The Island N1 aims to:

    • To increase self-confidence.
    • To increase self-esteem.
    • To increase positive communication.
  • Overview

    Established: August 2007

    Registered Charity Number: 1120420

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 65

    Phone number: 01904 628449

    Address: The Island, St Columba's Foundation, Priory Street, York, North yorkshire YO1 6EX

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
  • The Island - mentoring making a difference!

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