2022 Trainings and Events

**All trainings and support group meetings are online via Zoom.

To register, please contact Joanne Nelson, Director, Justice & Mentoring Programs, (802) 846-7164.

New Mentor Training

Interested in becoming a mentor? Participate in our upcoming 5-week training*. Our training program and ongoing support includes mentor support group meetings, education on issues which affect the re-entry process, and healthy socially –distanced events. This program advocates for criminal justice reform. Women interested in the training do not need to have prior knowledge of the criminal justice system or mentoring experience to participate.

*Trainings take place on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30pm:

  • March 2
  • March 9
  • March 16
  • March 23
  • March 30

Mentor Support Group

Support group meetings are for active, matched mentors in the Vermont Women's Mentoring Program**:

  • Wed. Jan. 19, 5:30-7:00 pm
  • Tues. Feb. 15, 5:30-7:00 pm
  • March- none
  • Mon. April 18, 5:30-7:00 pm
  • Wed. May 18, 5:30-7:00 pm
  • Tues. June 15, 5:30-7:00 pm

**All support group meetings are via Zoom. Please contact Joanne Nelson: jnelson@mercyconnections.org to register and receive Zoom details.