Did you know?

1 in 4 young people feel
lonely all or most of the time

 

  • Suicide

    is the leading cause of death for young people

  • 1 in 4

    young people will experience bullying at school

  • 1 in 12

    are disengaged from education and work

  • 1 in 6

    feel negative or very negative about the future

 

Teenage years are tough

50% of all mental health disorders begin by age 14, often with lifelong impact. Adolescence is a complex time with so much change, physical and emotional - at Raise, we can't stop change, but we can help young people cope with it.

Research shows young people who are mentored have lower levels of depression, higher sense of wellbeing, know where to go for support and are more likely to find employment and their future path.

 

  Find out more  



 

Teenage years are tough

50% of all mental health disorders begin by age 14, often with lifelong impact. Adolescence is a complex time with so much change, physical and emotional - at Raise, we can't stop change, but we can help young people cope with it.

Research shows young people who are mentored have lower levels of depression, higher sense of wellbeing, know where to go for support and are more likely to find employment and their future path.

Find out more

 

Putting young people first
and leading the way

At Raise, we do one thing and we do it really well - youth mentoring

  • 2008

    mentoring for over a decade

  • 10,700

    young people supported

  • 7,200

    volunteer mentors trained

  • 868

    school programs delivered

 

  • Jack, mentor

    "I really valued the connection I was able to make with my mentee and also with the other mentors. It made me feel really close to my community."

  • Anna, parent

    “He is happier, he laughs, he is helpful and he comes for cuddles like he used to.”

  • Tom, mentee

    “It helped to have someone to talk to. It helps me think more positively about myself and gives me more confidence.”


Our goal is to reach 3,500 young people next year

Here’s how you can help...

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