Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kawartha Lakes - Haliburton Inc.

Description (Service) Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Kawartha Lakes - Haliburton Inc. promotes and monitors long-term supportive friendships for children through quality relationships with caring adults. The Traditional Match Program matches a Little Brother or Little Sister, a child between the ages of 6 and 16, primarily from a single-parent family with a Big Brother or Big Sister. Couples for Kids matches children with an adult couple, both 20 years or older, that have been together for over one year. The In-School Mentoring Program matches a child between the ages of 6 and 12 with an adult mentor. The mentee and the mentor meet once a week for one hour during school hours with the purpose of raising the mentees self-confidence and self-esteem. College Placement In-School Mentoring Program is similar to the In-School Mentoring Program; however, the mentors are college students and will visit more than one mentee throughout the week. The Summer Program is open to both matched and unmatched children. It consists of special events, activities and outings.
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Dates Closed on statutory holidays and between Christmas and New Year's
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 16 year(s) 
Volunteers must be over the age of 18 years.
Application Yes
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Above the Lingerie Loft and Kountry Kitchen
Located In Community Lindsay
Address & Map
117 Kent St W
Lindsay, ON K9V 4W9
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Intersection Kent Street West and Cambridge Street
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking Accessible; Entrance Not Accessible; Public Washroom Not Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-324-6800
Fax 705-324-8000
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Primary Contact Carol Gorrill, Office Administrator; Email:
Alternate Contact Sue Orchard, Case Manager; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Amber Sleep, Case Manager; Email:
Primary Executive Jim DeFlorio, Executive Director; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kawartha Lakes Haliburton 
PO Box 761 
Lindsay, ON K9V 4W9