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ROC Tele-Mentors - Reading

ROC 'Tele-Mentors' is an on-line support & mentoring service designed to help families in the Reading area find a way through and recover more positively, from the current Covid 19 crisis. ROC is a National Charity with over 200 community led projects across the UK and extensive experience of working with families. ROC Tele-Mentors is free and offers 10 weeks of close support to families through provision of a dedicated mentor who can help address many of the challenges they face, such as parenting, home schooling or even just feeling overwhelmed and alone. Our mentors offer a listening ear to help families find the best solutions to the problems they may be facing.  

Updated - June 2020 

ROC are inviting young people to attend a webinar on November 27th 2020. Bringing young people together across the Reading area in conversation about their community and the effects of violent crime. See attached poster for more details.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Paul Wilson
Contact Position
Programme Manager
ROC Programme in Reading - Find out more

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday
Session Information
Webinar 27th November from 4.30pm

Other Details


Is there a charge for
using this service?
Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
Free service
BFfC Funded?


Referral required
Referral Details

A referral from should be completed for all referrals. For a ROC Tele-Mentors referral form please contact or complete the contact us form For more information regarding ROC Tele-Mentors please go to

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