STEP UP Mentoring

  •  For at risk youth (boys and girls) ages 11-14 years old
  • 9 month program
  •  Wednesdays evenings
  •  Youth STEP UP and out of life circumstances that limit their options 
  • Services - Strengthening  Families Program for parents and youth ages 10-16 years.  
  • 8 week program.
  •  Focus:  Improving communication skills and problem solving between parents and youth. 
  • ​Classes offered in English and Spanish
Our mission: We build strong families for a peaceful community!


Partners For Peace has a 22 year history of serving families in Monterey County through our family/parent education courses.  Our evidenced based courses reduce drug and alcohol use, truancy, violence in the home and help youth avoid gangs.  We give parents 21st Century tools to deal with the 21st Century issues facing youth today.  We help families thrive!

Welcome to our parent/family

building programs!

Our Facilitators are Police Officers, Probation Officers, school counselors, mental health professionals and community volunteers. learn more