Children and youth interested in being matched with a mentor must:
- Self identify as 2SLGTBQ+;
- Be between 6 and 24 years old;
- Want a mentor who identifies as 2SLGBTQ+
For Community Referrals: If you are a community/youth agency or school and would like to learn more about the programs or have a referral, please connect with the Enrolment Coordinator, Stephanie Chretien-Gaudreau, at (613) 247-4776 ext. 324 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please review the steps below and complete the online inquiry form here.
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Those who do not have access to the internet can contact the Enrolment Coordinator by phone, Stephanie Chretien-Gaudreau at (613) 247-4776 ext. 324
The purpose of the inquiry form or phone call is to discuss the motivations for having a Mentor and assess suitability for the program. If the eligibility criteria is met, the parent/guardian will be invited to fill out an application package. Please monitor spam/junk mail in addition to inbox for this email from our Enrolment Coordinator, Stephanie Chretien-Gaudreau (email@example.com), after you have completed the inquiry. Please allow 2-3 business days for the email to be sent.
ENROLLING A MENTEE PROCESS:
*Please note this process is intended for our PRISM Mentoring Program (Youth 6-24 years old, who are part of the 2SLGBTQ+ community)
- Complete inquiry form above.
- After inquiry has been submitted you will receive an email to follow-up and to answer any questions you may have. You will also receive an electronic application to fill out and return.
Please monitor your Junk/Spam folder for this email.
Application must be completed and returned to BBBSO via email, should you feel the inquired youth is suitable for program of interest. Once application is reviewed, our Enrollment Coordinator will contact the applicant to book an interview/screening to ensure program is suitable.
The Initial interview includes two sections; the assessment and the review of Child/Youth safety training. The Enrolment Coordinator will meet with the parents and guardian and with the youth for those who are 6-14 years old.
For PRISM applicants 15-24 years old, parents/guardian are welcome to participate if the youth has given consent for their caregiver to be present.
- Once all steps are completed, the file is reviewed and a decision is made by the agency to accept/not accept the youth into the program of interest.