Youth Mentoring - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado

Partnership Affiliation

 
Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of ServiceRecruits, screens and trains volunteer mentors and matches them in one-to-one relationships with children facing adversity. By partnering with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community the program is accountable for each child achieving:

- Higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships
- Avoidance of risky behaviors
- Educational success
LocationDenver County
Geographical AreaAdams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson counties
Public TransportationRTD #1, 9
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall for more information or submit an online application. Referrals can be made by parents, extended family members, family friends, teachers, school counselors, therapists, coaches or youth leaders. Adults and youth are screened and interviewed prior to being matched.
Helpful TipsChild and mentor will decide on meeting times and locations.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityAdult volunteers:
- At least 21 years of age.
- Is willing to meet with their Little Brother or Little Sister at least twice a month in the Community Program and 1-2 times a month in the Sports Buddies Program.
- Has a safe driving record.
- Must pass a background check conducted by our staff.

Youth:
- Between the ages of 8-12 at the time of enrollment
- From a single parent household, kinship care, or has a parent currently incarcerated or has been incarcerated during the child's lifetime.
- Is low income or facing adversity.
- Is interested in participating in the program.
- Is in the right place to start the program.
- Is from an active-duty or killed-in-action military family.
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Office Hours)
Specific Hours: Mentor Meetings Vary
 
Contact Information
Unable to plot address.
Contact's Phone (303) 433-6002
Physical Site Address 1 750 W Hampden Ave
Physical Site Address 2 Ste 450
Physical Site City, State, Zip Englewood, CO 80110
Main Phone (303) 433-6002
Fax (303) 455-0252
Service Location Email bbbs@biglittlecolorado.org
Web Address www.biglittlecolorado.org
 
Additional Information
SourceMHUW
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado
Affiliated Program: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado
This Service: Youth Mentoring - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Mentoring Programs (PH-1400.5000)