Peer Mentoring

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What is a Peer Mentor?

A person with a disability who volunteers and assists others with a particular goal a person sets for themselves.

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Examples of what Peer Mentors have helped with

  • Increase socialization
  • Build self-esteem
  • Relate to someone about similar situations
  • Study for driver’s permit test
  • ANYTHING… there are countless things people need assistance with
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Requirements

  • Passionate about independence
  • Identify as having a disability yourself
  • Be dependable
  • Complete a brief training

Who do mentors get matched with?

They get matched with people who want to work on something that the mentors has expressed interest in helping with.

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Want to get involved?

If you would like to be a peer mentor, please call us at (800) 450-0459 and we will connect you with our Peer Mentor Specialist

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Where can you be a mentor?

21 Counties Served

Minnesota

Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Todd, Traverse, Wadena, Wilkin

North Dakota

Barnes, Cass, Dickey, Lamoure, Logan, McIntosh, Ransom, Richland, Sargent, Stutsman

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