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Tierney, J.P., and Jean Grossman. No- vember 1995. Making a Difference: An Im- pact Study. Philadelphia, PA: Public/Private Ventures.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration. 1996. Keep- ing Youth Drug-Free: A Guide for Parents, Grandparents, Elders, Mentors, and Other Caregivers. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Adminis- tration.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Drug-Free Neighborhoods Division. “Mentors Make Opportunities Real.” Spring 1992. Home Front. Washing- ton, DC: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Preven- tion. 1996. OJJDP Juvenile Justice Mentoring Program Evaluation Workbook. Fairfax, VA: Caliber Associates.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America is the oldest and largest mentoring pro- gram in the country. Questions about their program can be directed to:

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America 230 North 13th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 215–567–7000 215–567–0394 (Fax) Internet: http://www.bbbsa.org

Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse

OJJDP’s Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse can provide additional information on mentoring programs and other juvenile justice issues. The Clearinghouse pro- vides OJJDP publications and other information via the Internet, fax, and other electronic media. It has a docu- ment collection and data base of more

than 30,000 juvenile justice titles, one of the most comprehensive juvenile justice holdings in the world. To ac- cess this information, contact the Clearinghouse at any of the following numbers and addresses:

Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse P.O. Box 6000 Rockville, MD 20849–6000 800–638–8736 301–251–5212 (Fax) Internet: http://www.ncjrs.org/ ojjhome.htm E-mail: askncjrs@ncjrs.org

Public/Private Ventures

P/PV is a nonprofit corporation with expertise in policy development, re- search, technical assistance, and prod- ucts for school-to-work initiatives. P/PV’s mission is to help organizations improve their initiatives to help young people. To contact P/PV, write or call:

Public/Private Ventures 2005 Market Street Suite 900 Philadelphia, PA 19103 215–557–4400 215–557–4469 (Fax)


One to One/National Mentoring Partnership

One to One/National Mentoring Part- nership is dedicated to transforming mentoring from a scattered coalition of small programs to a national move- ment reaching millions of children in need. The National Mentoring Partner- ship has helped to form more than 25,000 mentoring relationships and has secured commitments from business and community leaders to recruit more than 300,000 new mentors for youth across the country. For more informa- tion, contact:

One to One/National Mentoring

Partnership 2801 M Street NW. Washington, DC 20007 202–338–3844 202–338–1642 (Fax)

YMCA of the USA

YMCA’s are community based and operate independently of the national office. They can therefore design programs to meet specific community needs. Mentoring programs are offered at 144 YMCA’s, and programs targeted to at-risk youth are offered at 628 YMCA’s. For information or to locate local programs, contact:

YMCA of the USA 101 North Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606 312–977–0031 312–977–9063 (Fax) Internet: http://www.ymca.net

This Bulletin was prepared by Jean Baldwin Grossman, Vice President of Research at Pub- lic/Private Ventures, and Eileen M. Garry, Pro-

gram Analysis Officer, OJJDP.

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delin- quency Prevention is a component of the Of- fice of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office for Victims of Crime.

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