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Contact Information
Office Phone 905-339-2355
Fax 905-339-2354
E-Mail info.halton@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Website haltonhamilton.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/BigBrothersBigSistersHH/
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LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/big-brothers-big-sisters-of-halton-oakville
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/BBBSHB
Primary Contact Valerie Walker, Administrative Coordinator, BBBSHH; Phone: 905-339-2355 ext 228; Email: valerie.walker@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1965
Primary Executive Melissa Pollard, Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton; Phone: 905-525-3860 ext 312
Funding Fundraising - Golf Tournaments, Online Auction, Bowl for Kids Sake, Curl for Kids Sake ; Donations ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton
Elections AGM June
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Offers programing to girls and boys, including mentoring, tutoring, recreational, and camp programs 
 
Big Brother/Big Sister Mentoring Program
  • matching program for children ages 6 to 14 with Big Brother or Big Sister, 19 years and older for fun activities 
  • meets with child three hours a week  
  • minimum of one year commitment
In-School Mentoring
  • partnership with Halton school boards  
  • matches elementary school girls and boys with a caring adult mentor  
  • volunteers 18 years or older meet with a child for one hour each week during school hours on school property  
  • share in fun activities
The Homework Club After-School Mentoring Program
  • mentoring program offered to boys and girls in grades 3 to 8 who need academic support  
  • one-to-one homework assistance 
  • adults or teens (grades 9-12) volunteer one hour per week after school in a local elementary school  
  • adult volunteers needed as Homework Club site supervisors and should have teaching, social work, or other relevant experience working with children
Adventure Canada Club/Connections Project
  • youth ages 7-14  
  • newcomer youth learn about Canada and integrate into their new community 
  • with the goal of social integration, Connections Project members meet weekly in a group setting, on school property 
  • mentoring sessions include fun, educational activities, games and a potential for homework help or open discussion 
  • mentees will practice English language skills, make new friends, learn more about Canada and most importantly — have fun
Go Girls! and Game On! and Girls Linking Our Worlds (GLOW)
  • youth age 12-14 are mentored in a small same-gender group at local elementary schools in order to promote active living, balanced eating and developing leadership skills 
  • volunteers are women age 18-30 and men 18+ who are young at heart
Cultural Mentorship Program
  • youth age 12-18 who are interested in embracing Caribbean and African cultures are mentored in a group setting 
  • volunteers are men and women over the age of 19
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Hills ; Milton ; Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 17 year(s) 
 
Little Brothers, Little Sisters
  • age 6-14 
  • must be a resident of Oakville, Halton Hills or Milton
Big Brothers/Sisters
  • ages 19 and over
All other program volunteers:
  • ages 18 and over
Positions suitable for teens:
  • Homework Club volunteers
  • Adventure Canada Club volunteers
Application Contact office for information on obtaining a Big Brother/Sister for your child. 
Email info@bbbshalton.ca for volunteer information and application
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
464 Morden Rd
Oakville, ON L6K 3W4
 
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Intersection Dorval Dr and Speers Rd
Physical Access Partially Accessible - small lip on outer door entrance ; Designated parking at entrance
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Adult/Child Mentoring Programs

Agency Overview


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