When applying for our programs, a Little Brother or Little Sister must be between the ages of 6 and 16 years. Littles between the ages of 14 and 15 will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The friendship with a Big Brothers and Big Sister can be supported by the agency through to 18 years of age.

Our Enrollment Coordinator will work with you and your child to review your situation and determine how a Big Brother or Big Sister would be of benefit. Factors that would be considered regarding your child’s needs include:

  • Parent or guardian support
  • Adult involvement other than the parent(s) or guardian(s)
  • Peer relationships
  • School performance

  • Involvement in community activity
  • Living environment
  • Ability to form and maintain a healthy, safe relationship
  • Ability to perform self-care