- Covid-19 Important Information:
Our offices are closed to the public - the staff, however, are working in the offices. We continue to accept applications for service (Family and Volunteers) and are able to meet with individuals in the office on an appointment basis. It's best right now to email us or leave a voicemail for one of the staff and we'll get back as soon as possible
Big Brothers & Big Sisters Mentoring
Matches bigs and littles in the community.
Program provides youth with a role model and a friend to talk to * mentors will spend one hour a week with the child at school * program is coordinated in partnership with local school boards.
Provides children and youth in grades 2-8 with a mentor to assist students with their academic skills and self-esteem. * meet during the school year at their local library branch.
PRISM (Pride • Respect • Identify • Safety • Mentoring) Program
Connects LGBTQ2IA+ children and youth with LGBTQ2IA+ adults.
GO GIRLS! HEALTHY BODIES, HEALTHY MINDS!
Group mentoring program for girls 11-14 that focuses on physical activity, balanced eating and self-esteem. * held over a 7-10 week period, within school facilities.
GAME ON! EAT SMART, PLAY SMART!
Group mentoring program for boys 11 year(s)-14 year(s) that provides information and support to make informed choices about health lifestyle practices * held over a 7-10 week period, within school facilities
SOAR (SOCIAL OPPORTUNITIES ACTIVITIES RELATIONSHIPS)
8-12 week group program for children who are waiting for their Bigs * volunteers get matched with 2-3 children and take them to pre-planned activities * specific groups for 12 and under and 13 and older.
- Children 6 year(s)-16 year(s) * Mentors must be 16 year(s)s and older * may change depending on program
- Application Process
- Apply online (see below), or call the office Volunteer application: https://oxford.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/volunteer/ Mentee Application: https://oxford.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/enrol-a-young-person/
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- Mailing Address
- 787A Dundas St
Woodstock, ON, N4S 1G1
- Service - Free
- Documents Required
- All children, mentors and caregivers must go through pre-match training. Mentors are required to have a police record check with vulnerable sector screening.
- Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Located in basement of building - entrance at back of building
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- Last Updated On
- July 11, 2022
- 787 Dundas St, Unit A
Woodstock, ON, N4S 1G1
Cross street: East of Dundas and Huron/Wilson intersection; 787A Dundas Street
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- Hours of Operation
- Mon9:00 am to 5:00 pmTue9:00 am to 5:00 pmWed9:00 am to 5:00 pmThu9:00 am to 5:00 pmFri9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * appointments and programs can run evenings and weekends
- Service Area(s)
- Oxford County