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Breakthrough 1:1 Mentoring

Our mentoring initiative supports and empowers care experienced and vulnerable young people to set goals for the future that will help raise their aspirations and maximise their potential.

Young people in Dundee and Arbroath secondary schools will be offered the chance to participate in the programme through their Breakthrough School Coordinator. If you decide Breakthrough is right for you, we will work hard to find you a suitable mentor. Have a look at the school pages to find out if your school is currently participating in the programme and who your Breakthrough Coordinator is.

Individuals within the Dundee and Angus community can help us improve the outcomes for our young people by volunteering to become Breakthrough mentors.  Breakthrough recognises the wealth of knowledge, skills and experiences the Dundee and Angus community can bring to the areas young people.  We believe that as a community, we have the capacity to improve the life chances of our young people and secure a better future for them.  Breakthrough aim to find a mentor for every young person who needs our support – could this be you?

Organisations, employers, colleges and universities can get involved with mentoring by becoming Breakthrough partners.  Partners support us by allowing their staff to take time out during their working day to mentor and/or by offering Breakthrough experiences. If you would like to discuss this further, please email

Volunteer with Breakthrough

We understand that mentoring isn’t for everyone – the good news is, there are other ways to become involved. Volunteer with Breakthrough and:

  • share any specialist skills you may have
  • represent Breakthrough at Fairs
  • support our Breakthrough experiences
  • spread the word on social media
  • perhaps, work with the Breakthrough team

Please email to find how you can help.