Organizations and Web Sites

Recommended Links

Tutoring & Mentoring

The following organizations focus on providing information and resources for the tutoring or mentoring of students with learning disabilities or ADHD. Click on the name below to go to the organization's web site.

AmeriCorps (Corporation for National and Community Service)

AmeriCorps, the domestic Peace Corps, engages more than 40,000 Americans in intensive, results-driven service each year. Americorps volunteers teach children to read, make neighborhoods safer, build affordable homes, and respond to natural disasters through more than 1000 projects.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

BBBSA provides one-to-one mentoring relationships between adult volunteers and children primarily from single-parent families in programs throughout the United States including School-based Mentoring Teacher programs.


Linking Education and America Reads through National Service (LEARNS) is a partnership of the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL),the Bank Street College of Education BSC), and the Southern Regional Council (SRC.) LEARNS provides training and technical assistance to projects focused on literacy and education, including Americorps, Senior Corps, and Learn and Serve. For more information, please view the following websites: NWREL: educationnorthwest.org/ BSC: www.bnkst.edu/ Southern Regional Council: www.southerncouncil.org/

National Mentoring Center

The National Mentoring Center is a project of the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory. The NMC, now in its fourth year of operation, is one of the preeminent national training and technical assistance providers for mentoring programs across the United States.

National Mentoring Partnership

The National Mentoring Partnership does not provide direct mentoring services, but provides the resources and tools mentoring organizations need to effectively serve young people in their communities.

Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education

SCALE supports campus-based literacy programs across the country. In these programs, college students serve as literacy tutors or teachers in their community.

Youth Service America

Youth Service America (YSA) is a resource center and the premier alliance of 200+ organizations committed to increasing the quantity and quality of opportunities for young Americans to serve locally, nationally, or globally. YSA's mission is to strengthen the Effectiveness, Sustainability, and Scale of the youth service movement.