MAPS - Mentoring Advocacy Peer Support

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MAPS is an award-winning, early-intervention project providing mentoring and advocacy support to vulnerable children and young people in the London Borough of Sutton. 

Help & Support

If you are a young person and would like to talk to someone today, please visit our support page here. 

MAPS Supporters Newsletter

If you woud like to keep in touch with the MAPS project, and hear all our latest news and stories, as well as forthcoming training dates, please sign up to our monthly MAPS Supporters Newsletter:

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What we do at MAPS?

M is for Mentoringwhere a volunteer mentor builds a positive relationship with a mentee. This includes Bridge the Gapa mentoring service jointly run by MAPS and Home-Start Sutton, supported by the Mayor of London.

Find out more about MAPS Mentoring....

Find out more about our Bridge the Gap project...

A is for Advocacy - where a volunteer advocate helps a young person have their opinions and views heard

Find out more about Advocacy...

P is for Peer Mentoring - where a volunteer mentor helps one of their peers having been through a similar experience

S is for Support - if you want to volunteer as a MAPS mentor, please contact the MAPS Team at the Volunteer Centre Sutton at or 020 8661 5900 and ask to speak to a member of the MAPS Team. MAPS mentors are given 16 hours of comprehensive training, are DBS checked and are supported regularly by our mentoring coordinators. 

Meet the MAPS team

Read our safeguarding guidelines.

Read our latest Impact Report 2020-2021

Who funds us?

MAPS has the privilege of being funded by a number of sources that include:

Children in Need logoGamesAid logoLB Sutton logoMayor of London supported by logo


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Volunteer Centre Sutton is the operational name of Sutton Borough Volunteer Bureau | Company type: Charitable incorporated organisation | Company number: CEO19319 | Charity number: 1048978 |