Big Brothers Big Sisters of St Thomas-Elgin

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-633-3830
Fax 519-633-3023
E-Mail bbbsste@golden.net
Website st-thomas-elgin.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Big Brother/Little Brother, Big Sister/Little Sister (6-16 years) - A mentoring program for boys and girls to enhance development and confidence * Big and Little matches meet regularly and are made according to mutual interests

In School Mentoring (6-14 years) - A volunteer mentor is matched with a child in an elementary school for about one hour per week (during the school year)to help the child socialize and establish a friendship and a support system

Go Girls! (12-14 years) - A seven week mentoring program for girls in Grade 7 and 8 designed to provide girls with information and support to make good choices about active living, balanced eating and feeling good

Game On! (12-14 years) - A seven week mentoring program for boys in Grade 7 and 8 designed to provide boys with information and support to make healthy, balanced lifestyle choice
Hours Mon-Thu 9am-5pm * Fri 9am-4:30pm
Areas Served Elgin County
Boundaries Elgin
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 16 year(s) Little Brothers and Sisters - Children 6-16 years
Big Brothers and Sisters - 18 years and older with police clearance, medical clearance and character references * must go through a screening and training process
Application Parents/guardians can call directly to initiate service * referrals also from schools, health professionals and community agencies
Languages English
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 1983
Primary Executive Barb Matthews, Executive Director; Email: barb.matthews@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Funding Donations ; United Way
Site Information
Site Location St Thomas
Located In Community St Thomas
Address & Map
146 Centre St
St Thomas, ON N5R 3A3
Intersection Centre St and Hincks St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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