TALKS (Transferring A Little Knowledge Systematically) Mentoring of Fountain County

The vision of TALKS is to share wisdom between generations.

The purpose of TALKS is to lead young men and women to make a personal commitment to integrity, excellence, and to grow their leadership skills.

The goal of TALKS is to structure opportunities for constructive dialogue between mature, adult role models and youth, by creating networks between schools, communities, and organizations that will provide instruction in moral, ethical, and responsible living.

The TALKS approach is to coordinate short weekly, content-based meetings between one adult and three youth at the school, during school hours, while providing all the necessary materials for successful mentoring.

Unique features of this approach include:


Design of the curriculum:




Year-end incentive banquet:


General information: 

TALKS Mentoring of Fountain County is administered by Community Action Program, Inc. of Western Indiana which is a non-profit corporation.  Julie Pettit is the Program Director and is licensed to operate the TALKS Mentoring Program in Fountain County.  The program is currently active at Attica Elementary School, Attica Junior/Senior High School, Covington Elementary School, Covington Middle School, Covington High School, Southeast Fountain Elementary School, and Fountain Central Junior/Senior High School.

For additional program information, please call Julie Pettit at 765-793-4881 or contact by email at

Are you interested in being a mentor for TALKS of Fountain County?  Complete the Mentor Application and submit as directed.
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