There is a lot of research about the difference mentoring can make to a child's life. Read some of the findings below:

2022 Independent Review of Children’s Social Care - Final Report

“For families who need help, there must be a fundamental shift in the children’s social care response, so that they receive more responsive, respectful, and effective support…”

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The Children’s Commission 2019 Childhood Vulnerability Report

• 2.3 million children in England are growing up with a vulnerable family background.
• 1.6 million are children in families with complex needs for which there is no national, established, recognised form of support.

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Latest news about the difference mentoring can make to a child's life:

What Makes for Effective Youth Mentoring Programmes – A Rapid Evidence Summary

Nesta, Manchester Metropolitan University, 2020

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Making a Difference - An Impact Study of Big Brothers Big Sisters

Public / Private Ventures, 1995

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Find out how Big Brothers Big Sisters is helping children across the world: