Building success confidence competence in children.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is a youth mentoring program that matches caring volunteers, as mentors, with children. We currently do this through two different programs.
Community Based Mentoring matches a local adult mentor with a child.
School Based Mentoring matches a local high school student or young adult with a grade school aged child.
Over the years we have drastically improved the lives of children by giving them a mentor to teach them and to look up to. A recent study conducted by Private & Public Ventures examined the effects of BBBS mentoring on youth and found that, compared to peers, Little Brothers and Little Sisters who met with their Bigs regularly were: