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Big Brothers & Big Sisters Services, Inc.

Richmond, VA | http://www.bigbrobigsis.com
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Joined in May 2019

About Us

Active in Virginia since 1962, Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters is a research-based, outcomes-oriented mentoring organization which drives relationships with a shared sense of purpose to reach goals: building socio-emotional competencies, increasing academic achievement, and avoiding/reducing risky behaviors. To achieve these goals, Big Brothers Big Sisters has two core programs:

Community-Based Mentoring: traditional one-to-one mentoring during out-of-school time to allow youth to ignite and harness their own potential by building a positive relationship with an adult and engaging with the world around them. Bigs and Littles spend 9-12 hours per month together, clearing the path to the child's biggest possible future.

Site-Based Mentoring: one-to-one lunch or after-school mentoring in a structured environment to build caring school climates and to create consistent, meaningful interactions between Bigs and Littles for one hour per week during the school year. Littles cultivate abilities to shape their own lives and create a commitment to learning.

Active in Virginia since 1962, Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. 

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Areas of Focus Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Education
  • Family
  • LGBTQ
  • Volunteering

Location

  • 1707 Summit Avenue
    #200
    Richmond, VA 23230

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