Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grand Erie, Halton and Hamilton

Site: Halton Office

Service: Mentoring Programs for Young People

Record #: OAK0020
Last Full Update: 18 Sep 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone Halton office: 905-637-9911; 
Hamilton head office: 905-525-3860
Fax 905-525-6444
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, LinkedIn LinkedIn
Primary Contact General Inquiries; Phone: 905-525-3860 ext 0
Volunteer Coordinator Jessica Lowry, Manager, Intake and Partnerships; Phone: 905-525-3860 ext 309; Email:

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

Provides direct service to children by matching volunteers and youths in quality mentoring relationships

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1965
Funding Grants ; Fundraising - Golf Tournaments, Online Auction, Bowl for Kids Sake ; Donations ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton
Elections AGM September

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Mentoring programs, helping empower young people to realize their potential

  • provides young people (Littles) an adult mentor (Bigs)
  • matches are made based on the Big and Little's interests, personalities and geographical location
  • Bigs and Littles meet for community outings once a week for two hours or more
  • programs take place in one-to-one or group settings, during school hours or outside of them

One to One Mentoring

  • “BIGS” Community Matching 
  • Big Couples or Big Families 
  • In-School Mentoring

Group Mentoring

  • Adventure Canada Connections
  • Cultural Mentorship Program
  • BIGS on Campus
  • Big Possibilities
  • Game On!
  • Girls Linking Our Worlds (GLOW)
  • HEART (Formerly Go Girls)
  • Homework Club
  • Practicum Program

Volunteer Mentors (Bigs)

  • time commitments vary by program type, but typically require a minimum voluntary investment of two hours per week
  • help provide developmental relationships to young people

Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm

Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 16 year(s)

  • intake from ages 6-16
  • must be a resident of Halton
  • ages 18 and over
All other program volunteers:
  • ages 18 and over
Positions suitable for under 18 years of age:
  • Homework Club volunteers
  • Adventure Canada Club volunteers

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Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Site Location located in Burlington's Rotary Youth Club
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Rotary Youth Club
560 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON L7R 3M4
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Intersection Guelph Ln and Glencrest Rd
Mailing Address c/o Big Brothers Big Sisters 
639 Main St E 
Hamilton, ON L6K 3W4
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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