Mentoring is a service where Youth Support Professionals serve as positive behavioral examples for youth, acting as a personal model from which to gain experience, advice, and knowledge. The mentoring program is intended to collaborate with youth, families, and professionals to help advocate for youth while guiding them toward constructive development. Each youth works with OISYS staff to develop personalized plans and goals, which the YSP works to achieve gradually through sessions. A OISYS Professional encourages personal relationships with youth, in a one-to-one setting, to help prepare for a successful future. This service is typically only contracted verses offered through the community.