Help Ignite Their Potential
Help ignite
their potential

Learn more about our mentoring programs.

Clothes for Kids' Sake
Clothes for Kids' Sake

We need you more than ever.

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Tee Off for Mentees!

1st Annual Big Tee Off
Bigger Together
#BiggerTogether

The space between us doesn't change what she means to me.

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Volunteer in the Community

Whether you want to become a mentor or get involved and make an impact in your community, it all starts here!

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Make an impact and help young people realize their full potential! Learn more about our mentoring programs and make a difference in your community.

Make a Donation

No matter how little or how big, every donation helps. Every dollar invested in mentoring returns $18 to your community!

We’re Canada’s leading child and youth mentoring organization, and we’re committed to creating life-changing relationships that inspire and empower youth. At BBBSO, we believe in helping youth reach their potential. We started by matching Bigs (our mentors) with Littles (our mentees) in the 1970s, and since then, we’ve grown to offer a range of amazing programs to serve any youth who want a mentor.

 

Igniting Potential

Mentoring relationships change young people’s lives. Strong personal connections with a consistent and dedicated mentor help youth feel safe, supported and connected.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa (BBBSO) is supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and Ottawa Community Foundation.