mentoring services for early years 3-13

Looking for mentoring services for your child with disabilities?

The goal of Aptiv's mentoring program, for children ages 3-13, is to help children with disabilities achieve their full potential for personal development so they may live more independent lives. Aptiv’s mentoring program features a structured and trusting relationship that brings children together with caring and committed Aptiv staff who offer guidance and encouragement aimed at supporting the character and development of youth.

Mentors provide support to improve a child's ability to interact in the community in socially appropriate ways by practicing, modeling, guiding, and shadowing the child in the community.

The programming may also provide education and skill development or training to improve a child's ability to perform routine daily activities and utilize community resources. 

Aptiv offers mentoring services to support the participant through:

  • Peer interaction

  • Socialization

  • Recreational Outings

  • Mentoring services provide a form of respite for families.

Mentoring Service options

Our services are provided within the community, at home, and/or throughout an educational setting.

  • Individual Mentoring
  • Group Mentoring

Get results

Our mentoring services provide...

  • Structured programming to promote the social success of youth

  • Better decision-making skills

  • Daily living skills

  • Increase community involvement

  • Improve the well-being of youth

  • Prevent neglect and prevent and/or reduce alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use.

Locations offering Mentoring services for ages 3-13

We provide services to the counties surrounding our offices in:

Black River Falls, WI
La Crosse, WI
Mondovi, WI

How do I get started?

First Steps

We would love the opportunity to talk with you about your questions and needs.

  1. Contact Aptiv today for an informational, no-cost, no-obligation discussion to determine options for participation*.
  2. Aptiv meets with the individual and their support network to develop an individualized plan and provide services as outlined in that plan.

*If a family is elegible for funding through the state and county they will be assessed by a county social worker and can request to be referred to Aptiv for services.

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funding & support resources

Wisconsin Funding for Youth

Wisconsin has multiple programs available for children with delays or disabilities. The programs listed below assist families in caring for their child at home and in the community.

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Extended School Year Services

ESY (Extended School Year) services are required special education and related services provided beyond the limits of the school term, in accordance with the child's IEP, and at no cost to the parents. These services are necessary in order to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE).

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Family Voices of Wisconsin

Helping families who have children and youth with disabilities and/or special health care needs navigate health care and community supports.

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It’s because of gifts to the Aptiv Foundation that children and adults with disabilities are reaching their goals.  It is only through the vision and generosity of contributions to the Aptiv Foundation that it becomes possible to provide the level of support each person needs and deserves. Every dollar donated goes to funding facility improvements, program equipment, and other tools to help people with disabilities live, learn and work in our communities. 

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