Big Brothers Big Sisters of Windsor Essex

Site: Windsor - Jefferson Blvd

Service: Mentoring and Matching Services for Children and Youth

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-945-6232
Fax 519-945-8032
E-Mail general.windsoressex@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Website www.bigbrothersbigsisterswe.ca
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Barb Browning, Office Manager; Phone: ext 10; Email: barbara.browning@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Mentoring services for youth 
* offers healthy development, support, guidance and caring adult friendships  
* matching programs to suit needs and availability of both volunteers and children & youth  
* Traditional one to one Big Brother/Big Sister program to match a boy or girl with a caring adult role model  
* Couples program seeks to provide a two to one relationship  
Weekly In School Mentoring Program 
* volunteers are matched to student mentees during the school day  
* match takes place at a local elementary school once a week for an hour  
* includes participation in recreational activities promoting both self-esteem and social skill development 
* Matches Children with Mentors
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm  
Summer: Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates Summer Hours: Jun, Jul and Aug
Meetings * Orientation Sessions are completed online at our agency website.  
* Please visit our website at www.bigbrothersbigsisterswe.ca.
Areas Served Essex County ; Windsor
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
 
* Little Brothers ages 6-18 yrs from a single parent/father-absent environment  
* Little Sisters ages 6-18 yrs  
* Big Brothers and Big Sister volunteers must be 18 years of age and older 
In School Mentoring Program: Ages: 7-9 Yrs (School aged children from selected schools)
Application * Big Brothers and Big Sisters Services: Arrange home visit/assessment (may be a waiting list, call to inquire) 
* Application required for Services and for Volunteers 
In School Mentoring Program:Receive referrals from school principals, teachers
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A mentoring organization for children, youth and their families.
Established 2005
Primary Executive Becky Parent, Executive Director; Phone: (Business) 519-945-6232 ext 11; Email: becky.parent@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Alternate Executive Barbara Browning, Office Manager; Email: barbara.browning@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Funding Fundraising ; Donations
Elections March
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
3050 Jefferson Blvd
Windsor, ON N8T 3G9
 
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Intersection Jefferson Blvd and Queen Elizabeth Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance
Other Details
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