Mary Lee Ahern
DJMC & YIELD Coordinator
You are eligible to become a mentee if you are between the ages of 12 and 22, have a disability, and live in the Chicago city limits.
The application process has three parts:
After we have received and reviewed all of the above, you’ll be ready to be matched with a mentor.
Applications can be dropped off in person, mailed to Access Living, or emailed to YouthTeam@accessliving.org. You may begin the application process by filling out the forms below or by downloading the application from the ‘Resources’ section of this page. If you have questions or would like assistance with the application process, please contact our Youth Team.
Asterisks (*) indicate a required field. If you do not know the answer or the question does not apply, enter ‘NA.’
Please read the following to understand the basic requirements for a DJMC mentee. Becoming a DJMC is about taking the time to get to know your mentor and working together so you can reach your full potential. Please sign the agreement at the bottom to show that you understand the expectations, and that you plan to honor them to the best of your ability.