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Mentoring programPartners for Youth (PFY) is a year-round mentoring and summer job program for middle and high school students (ages 14- 19 years) based in Southwest Central Durham. PFY is a uniquely comprehensive model which matches each participant with a team of four mentors.
PFY strives to create long-term relationships and high-quality enrichment activities that affect every aspect of our students' lives. PFY invests in the success of Durham teens working to overcome challenges in their lives, surrounding them with intensive 360 degree mentoring and the resources they need to become leaders in their schools, workplaces and community.

PFY students have made the choice to overcome challenges in their lives and work to prepare themselves for the future. Through year-round, multi-year activities, ranging from job-shadowing to rock-climbing, students learn new skills and develop confidence ...Read More
PFY accepts applications from teens (14-16 yrs. old, 14 by Jan 1st the year they apply) who live in Southwest Central Durham (the West End, Lyon Park, Burch Avenue, Morehead Hills, Tuscaloosa/Lakewood and Lakewood Park), as well as any student who attends Githens Middle School, Rogers-Herr Middle School or Jordan High School. Applications for next year's class (forming in September) are available now at our office or online. ...Read More
We at PFY are constantly working to diversify our funding base. As a community-based program, we are especially interested in engaging the support of individuals. We are a focused program that works in a specific area...Read More