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GreenHouse Mentoring

Coronavirus support

Who we can help: service users only, mental health
Contact: 01582 528213
Support offered: Service users referred by social services only

  • Tele mentoring service - via telephone or video conferencing

About us

We believe in young people; they have lots to offer! 

We love to treat everyone in a uniquely personal way and allow them a fresh start, helping them to unlock that potential.

We are GreenHouse Mentoring

…a Service for our Community and a project of Stopsley Baptist Church.

Piloted in 2000, established in 2002, we supply quality, trained, screened volunteers from diverse backgrounds who choose to consistently meet, mentor and help referred young people in Luton to: take responsibility for their actions; improve their social skills; and become more self-confident and resilient.

Our services are free to Service Users and Referrers alike. i.e. …

  • Skills Courses – Dealing with Anger, Building Self-Esteem
  • Skills & Activity Clubs –building social skills and ability to work in groups
  • One-to-One Mentoring – developing the self-confidence/ resilience of young people via weekly sessions for 12-18 months

We work with most schools, the local council and health services. Wherever possible we partner to deliver Volunteer/ Mentee awareness sessions e.g. Barclays - each year they deliver part of their Life Skills programme to our 14-18 year group, also LBC Outreach Team, Resolutions (Drugs and Alcohol service), Transitions UK, Youthscape, The Feast.

We work with University of Bedfordshire providing internships and Volunteering Opportunities and with Luton VIth Form College to help young people on the Health & Social Care course get practical experience.

Receiving the Mentoring & Befriending Foundation’s Approved Provider Standard and NCVO Investing in Volunteers standard many times, won the role model of the year award for Luton, but most importantly helped thousands to start believing in themselves and become more resilient:


Download: ACE Kids Leaflet
Download: ACE Plus Leaflet
Download: The BASE Leaflet
Download: Building Self-Esteem Leaflet
Download: Dealing with Anger Leaflet
Download: UpBeat Leaflet (Skills for 14-18)
Download: Tear & Repair Leaflet (Skills for 14-18)

Who to contact

Contact Name
Ian Pirks
Contact Position
GHM Manager

Where to go

The GreenHouse
St Thomas's Road

Other Details


Referral required
Referral Details

We require a professional to complete a Referral Form by clicking on the icon on our home page:

Typically we accept referrals from Local Schools, Social Services and Health Services.

The young people being referred must live or go to school in Luton.

Last updated 21/04/2020