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Big Brothers Big Sisters 

Address: The Village Shopping Centre, 2nd Floor, PO Box 10, 430 Topsail Road, St. John’s, NL, A1E 4N1 

Tel: (709) 368-KIDS (5437)      
Fax: (709) 368-5477 
Email:info@helpingkids.ca      
Toll-free: 1-877-513-5437    
Instagram:@bbbseasternnl  
Twitter:@BBBSEasternNL 
Facebook:@BBBSEasternNL
Website:www.helpingkids.ca/en/Home/default.aspx 

Mandate:

To enable life-changing mentoring relationships to ignite the power and potential of young people.

Target Population:

Children and youth ages 6 – 16 years of age in the St. John’s metro area.

Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:

  • Community Based Program: Big Brothers and Sisters are adults 18 years of age and older who spend time with a child, participating in activities they both enjoy. Children can apply for service between the ages of 6 and 14 years. 
  • In School Mentoring: Matches students ages 6 – 11 years old with adult mentors in the school environment. During the school year, mentors spend one hour each week with their mentor participating in activities they both enjoy. 
  • Group Mentoring: Group mentoring programs have a focus on friendship and healthy living and take place in metro area schools and community centres for young people ages 10-13. 

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