30% of Youth Report Never Having an Adult Mentor



There are 7,865,725 youth under the age of 19 years old living in Canada. Yet thirty per cent of youth report never having an adult mentor of any kind. This means there are millions of young people who grow up without the guidance of someone who can offer them advice and resources to deal with the day-to-day challenges that they face. Many of these youth will not have access to positive role models, cannot envision a career and possibly, due to circumstances at home or school, do not feel that they matter…