Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Huron

Description
Description (Service) Provides a safe forum where children in need can form meaningful, positive relationships through mentoring programs with caring adults.  
 
* Big/Little Traditional Mentoring - match screened and trained adults, 18 years of age and older with children in need, 6-16 years of age  
* Big/Little Cross Gender Mentoring - cross gender matching of female volunteers to male children 
* In-School Mentoring (ISM) - one-to-one relationship to improve self-esteem and school interest for elementary school aged children who would benefit from the development of a supportive one-to-one relationship. Volunteers meet with a child one hour per week within the school setting for the duration of the school year  
* In-School Mentoring Co-op  
* Big Bunch Program - A group program for children in the agency, meet two evenings a month 
* Couples for Kids Program - put volunteers with a partner or spouse that are matched with a Little Brother or Little Sister. This is a great way for both of you to give the gift of friendship to a child 
 
Applications are accepted from single and dual parent families * Volunteer training and support provided * member agency of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (BBBSC)
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Dates Year round
Areas Served Bluewater ; Middlesex County ; South Huron
Eligibility Bigs - anyone 18 years or older meeting criteria * Littles - any child in need of mentoring ages 6-16 years
Application Contact the office for an application for a child, or to volunteer
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community South Huron
Address & Map
Exeter Lions Youth Centre
125 John St W
Exeter, ON N0M 1S2
 
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Intersection John St W. and Carling St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-235-1780
Fax 519-235-3798
E-Mail southhuron@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Website https://southhuron.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/Big-Brothers-Big-Sisters-of-South-Huron-318773201497021/
Primary Contact Amy Wilhelm, Caseworker/Resource Coordinator; Email: amy.wilhelm@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Mailing Address 135 John St W 
Exeter, ON N0M 1S2