Site: Ingersoll - Thames St S
|Record #: OXF0060||Last Modified: 12 Feb 2020||Last Full Update: 02 Aug 2019|
|Primary Contact||Kristen Ralph, Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters in Oxford County; Phone: 519-537-6404; Fax: 519-537-8282; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||Big Brothers & Big Sisters Mentoring
Matches big and little sisters and big and little brothers.
Program provides youth with a role mode; and a friend to talk too * mentors will spend one hour a week with the child at school * program is coordinated in partnership with local school boards.
Provides children and youth in grades 2-8 with a mentor to assist students with their academic skills and self-esteem. * meet during the school year at their local library branch.
PRISM (Pride • Respect • Identify • Safety • Mentoring) Program
Connects LGBTQ2IA+ children and youth with LGBTQ2IA+ adults.
GO GIRLS! HEALTHY BODIES, HEALTHY MINDS!
Group mentoring program for girls 11-14 that focuses on physical activity, balanced eating and self-esteem. * consists of seven mentoring sessions, held over a 7-10 week period, within school facilities.
GAME ON! EAT SMART, PLAY SMART!
Group mentoring program for boys 11 year(s)-14 year(s) that provides information and support to make informed choices about health lifestyle practices * includes seven 75-minute core sessions
SOAR (SOCIAL OPPORTUNITIES ACTIVITIES RELATIONSHIPS)
8-12 week group program for children who are waiting for their Bigs * volunteers get matched with 2-3 children and take them to pre-planned activities * specific groups for 12 and under and 13 and older.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Wed 9 am-8 pm (extended Wed hours not applicable in Jul/Aug) * scheduled evenings for meetings and programing|
|Areas Served||Oxford County|
|Eligibility||Ages: 6 year(s) - 17 year(s)
Children 6 year(s)-16 year(s) * Mentors must be 16 year(s)s and older
|Application||By appointment, email or website|
|Description (Agency)||A leading mentoring charity organization for children, youth and their families * facilitates life-changing relationships that inspire and empower children and youth to reach their potential, both as individuals and citizens.|
|Funding||Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Oxford|
|Located In Community||Ingersoll|
|Address & Map||
58 Thames St S
Ingersoll, ON N5C 2T1
|Intersection||Thames St S and Oxford Lane|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance - Rear entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance - Rear entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features|