Mentors Needed!

Training for those interested in serving as mentors for Hamilton County foster children seeking to complete high school and further their education has been scheduled for early 2010.

Two options are available for the Higher Education Mentoring Initiative (HEMI) training, including:

* Saturday, Jan. 22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at One Edwards Center on the University of Cincinnati’s main campus. Lunch and parking validation included.

* Tuesday, Feb. 2, and Thursday, Feb. 4, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day at the same location.

To register, contact Annie Dick at or 556-4368.

HEMI began last year with 25 mentors. We would like at least another 25 this year.

We will write feature stories on mentors and students in issues of HCJFS Update in 2010. Please look for them!

by Jim Tinker

Filed Under: Communication

Tagged: child abuse, foster care, foster child, hamilton county department of job and family services, mentor