Next STEPS Mentoring


This supportive mentorship program is designed for young people who may have been exposed to crime or trauma in their communities. Through Next STEPS, a trusted community-based organization provides mentorship and cognitive behavioral therapy to young adults between the ages of 16-24 at each of the 15 MAP developments. With the guidance of credible messengers, Next STEPS participants are supported with a stipend, as well as greater access to education, work opportunities and community engagement.