Youth Connection in need of mentors

From staff reports

Youth Connection is seeking mentors to support local youths, ages 6 to 18, in need of positive influence.

The program makes matches between adult volunteer mentors and youths in Venango, Forest, Clarion, and eastern Crawford counties.

Volunteers are asked to give a few hours a month to one youth. The program currently has 17 youths in need of mentors.

Youth Connection is a program of Family Service & Children’s Aid Society; and is supported by the United Ways of Clarion and Venango counties. For information on becoming a mentor, contact Jessica Walters at (814) 676-9940, Ext. 1228, or email