Big Brothers Big Sisters in Oxford County

Site: Woodstock - Dundas St

Contact Information
Office Phone Woodstock Office: 519-537-6404
Ingersoll Office: 519-485-1801
Tillsonburg Office: 519-842-9008 ext 229
Norwich Township: 519-602-7880
Fax 519-537-8282
E-Mail kristen.ralph@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Website https://oxford.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/
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Primary Contact Kristen Ralph, Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters in Oxford County; Phone: 519-537-6404; Fax: 519-537-8282; Email: kristen.ralph@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Alternate Contact Liz Wismer-Van Meer, Resource Development Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters in Oxford County; Phone: 519-537-6404; Fax: 519-537-8282; Email: liz.wismervm@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Kaitlyn Bruyns, Service Delivery Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters in Oxford County; Phone: 519-537-6404; Email: kaitlyn.bruyns@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Big Brothers & Big Sisters Mentoring
Matches big and little sisters and big and little brothers.

In-School Mentoring
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.

Literacy Mentoring
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 Children 6 year(s)-16 year(s) * Mentors must be 16 year(s)s and older
Application By appointment, email or website
Languages English
Fees Service - Free
Agency Information
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.
Primary Executive Kristen Ralph, Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters in Oxford County; Phone: 519-537-6404; Fax: 519-537-8282; Email: kristen.ralph@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Funding Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - of Oxford
Agency Services
Site Information
Site Location 787A Dundas Street
Located In Community Woodstock
Address & Map
787 Dundas St, Unit A
Woodstock, ON N4S 1G1
Intersection East of Dundas and Huron/Wilson intersection
Mailing Address 787A Dundas St 
Woodstock, ON 
Canada N4S 1G1
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Located in basement of building - entrance at back of building

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