Youth mentoring program gets a reboot

Levi Krey is the new case manager for the Partners mentoring program in Ouray County.

Plaindealer photo by Mary Menz

by Mary Menz

Partners of Delta, Montrose and Ouray recently hired a dedicated Ouray County case manager for its youth mentoring program. Levi Krey started the job in January and hopes to make an immediate difference in the lives of area youth.
Few people can say they reached adulthood without the influence of at least one special person who reached out to them as a child or teen, explained Krey.
Mentors are adults who remember what it was like to need a responsible friend and, thus, make a commitment to help a youth in need.
“I’m honored join the Partners team,” said Krey. “My goal is to empower participants in our program to discover their unique passions, strive for positive growth and establish healthy habits through one-on-one mentor relationships.”
Youth in the program tend to have particular challenges at...

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