RoAD: Road to Adulthood

RoAD

Mentorship Helping Migrant and Refugee Unaccompanied Minors Navigate Adulthood

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RoAD: Road to Adulthood
Summary

The project “Road to Adulthood – Mentorship Helping Migrant and Refugee Unaccompanied Minors Navigate Adulthood” is an European project aiming at supporting unaccompanied children and young people (former UAMs) in their transition towards adulthood and integration. It also aims at increasing the exchange of shared training models for mentoring of unaccompanied minors and young adults suitable to be applied at European level by successfully exchanging and promoting existing and improved methodology to support the transition of UAMs to adulthood.

The project is based on mentoring methodology for the preparation of migrant and refugee unaccompanied children to integrate in the local community through the development of mentorship relationships that support their transition to adulthood.

RoAD is implemented by four organizations of which three are located in frontline countries: ARSIS in Greece, Defence for Children International in Italy, Punt de Referencia in Spain and the European Network for Evidence-Based Mentoring in the Netherlands. Project started on February 2022 and will be completed in January 2024.

 

 
Duration of the Project

1 February 2022 – 31 January 2024


Objectives
  • Supporting unaccompanied children and young people (former UAMs) in their transition towards adulthood and integration;
  • Increasing the exchange of shared training models for mentoring of unaccompanied minors and young adults suitable to be applied at European level;
  • Exchanging and promoting existing and improved methodology to support the transition of UAMs to adulthood.
 
Activities

1- Management and coordination of the action, through constant quality control, management of the work plan and the implementation of monitoring and evaluation mechanisms. 

2- Research, study and analysis of best practices

This area of activity aims at supplying the partners of the consortium with useful data and conclusions to adapt the mentoring methodology to the needs of unaccompanied migrants in the transition to adulthood and combine it with other existing tools and methodologies, introducing it to key actors as an effective tool for empowering young migrants. 

3-Adaptation of mentoring activities for unaccompanied young people and young migrants

This area of activity aims at developing and adapting the mentoring methodology, combining it with other methodologies and related tools. A guide will be published to introduce and promote the methodology amongst key actors who work around transition to adulthood of unaccompanied young people in Europe. 

4- Training and promotion of the mentoring methodology for unaccompanied young people and young migrants

This area of activity aims at organising and implementing training and promotion activities to inform relevant actors who can benefit from the mentoring methodology as a tool in the transition to adulthood.

5- Increasing awareness and dissemination

This area of activity aims at increasing awareness towards mentoring for unaccompanied young people and young migrants to support them in the transition to adulthood.

 
Partners and Collaborations

ARSIS - Grecia

Defence for Children International – Italia

Punt de Referencia – Catalonia

Mentoring Europe – Olanda

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Defence for Children international Italia
Sede legale: Via Liberiana 17 - 00185 Roma (RM)
Sede operativa e amministrativa: Via Bellucci 4-6, 16124 Genova
010 0899050