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.
Under the current Covid-19 situation, all MAPS Mentoring and Advocacy support is continuing, and delivered virtually where possible.
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:
What we do at MAPS?
M is for Mentoring - where a volunteer mentor builds a positive relationship with a mentee. This includes Bridge the Gap, a mentoring service jointly run by MAPS and Home-Start Sutton, supported by the Mayor of London.
A is for Advocacy - where a volunteer advocate helps a young person have their opinions and views heard
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 email@example.com 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.
Read our safeguarding guidelines.
Who funds us?
MAPS has the privilege of being funded by a number of sources that include:
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