Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chatham Kent

Site: Chatham - Queen St

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-351-1582
Fax 519-351-1621
Primary Contact Nan Stuckey, Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chatham-Kent; Phone: 519-351-1582 ext 200; Email:
Alternate Contact Elaine Brosseau, Casework Program Manager; Fax: ext 201; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The agency matches girls and boys in need of a friend with trained volunteers who have a sincere interest in helping them realize their full potential * Each Little Sister or Brother is assessed and matched according to her/his unique needs; each Big Sister or Brother is interviewed, trained, and then matched according to her/his preferences and abilities. Every friendship recieves ongoing support and supervision. 
** Programs offered include:  
• Matching program-traditional one to one match between a woman and a girl or between a man and a boy 
• In-School Mentoring- caring men and women are matched with boys and girls in elementary school; the children meet their mentor once a week for an hour during the school year and on school property  
• Game On! and Go Girls! programs are designed to address the phyical actvity, balanced eating and positive self-image needs of boys and girls repectively. Both are based on a group mentoring model. 
• Big Bunch-monthly group activities where a child on the waiting list is provided a "Big Brother or Sister for a Day" 
• Intergenerational Matching Program-traditional one-to-one match between a senior Big Brother or Sister and a child who needs encouragement to meet their challenges  
• Information and Referrals 
Hours Mon-Fri 8-5 pm
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 16 year(s) 
Children; Youth; Adults; Big Brothers/Big Sisters must be over 18 yrs and Little Sisters/Little Brothers must be 6 to 16 yrs of age
Application Call for information; Fill out application for Big Sisters/Big Brothers; arrange for a home visit/assessment
Languages English ; other languages available on request
Fees None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A mentoring organization for children, youth and their families.
Established 1978
Primary Executive Tammy Mungar, Board President
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way
Elections Jun
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
137 Queen St
Chatham, ON N7M 2G7
View MapQuest Map
Intersection Queen St and Harvey St
Mailing Address 137 Queen St 
Chatham, ON N7M 2G7
Accessibility Fully Accessible ; Designated parking; Barrier-free entrance; Accessible washrooms
Other Details
Print Material Pamphlets; newsletter monthly