GIVE YOUR CHILD THE GIFT OF A MENTOR
BIG MEMORIES WITH LITTLES EVERYDAY
GETTING A BIG IS FUN!
Give your child the gift of a mentor —
When people think of mentoring, they think of Big Brothers Big Sisters. That’s because for more than 100 years we’ve worked to develop a youth mentoring program that works. Our experienced approach to recruiting, screening, matching and supporting our mentoring relationships has resulted in thousands of lasting relationships, and helped change the lives of young people across the country.
Kids matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister:
Your child's safety is very important to us.
1 Tierney, J.P., Grossman, J.B., and Resch, N.L. (1995) Making a Difference: An Impact Study of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Philadelphia: Public/Private Ventures
Parents are our Partners.
Once the match is made, parents remain closely involved in several key ways, including:
Looking for more information? Review answers to commonly asked questions in our FAQS.
We’ll work closely with you; your input is important. Not only do you provide information about your child’s strengths and needs, but you approve the selection of the Big Brother or Big Sister. Once the match is made, parents remain closely involved in several key ways.
COMMUNITY BASED MENTORING PROGRAM
Bigs and Littles get together on their own to share fun activities they both enjoy. Matches typically meet for one hour a week.
Getting together is a great time for both the Big and the Little. It doesn't require a special occasion or expensive activities; just a few hours every month to share the simple things you already like to do. FIND OUT MORE...
Bigs and Littles meet for one-to-one mentoring in the classroom, school library, school computer room, neighborhood community center, or other set location. Bigs and Littles typically meet once a week to read together, play sports or computer games, or simply talk about life and personal issues just as friends do. FIND OUT MORE...