Record #: GBA1526
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 13 Feb 2023


Description (Service)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Huron (BBBSSH) enables life-changing mentoring relationships to ignite the power and potential of young people. It is our vision that all young people realize their full potential. As a member agency of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (BBBSC), volunteers are assisted in building friendships, which provide guidance and encouragement to the children they support.
Programs include:
  • Big/Little Traditional Mentoring - match screened and trained adults, 18 years of age and older with children in need, 6-18 years of age
  • Big/Little Cross Gender Mentoring - cross gender matching of female volunteers to male children
  • Couples for Kids Program - matches a couple with a Little Brother or Little Sister.
  • In-School Mentoring (ISM) - one-to-one relationship to improve self-esteem and school interest for elementary school aged children who would benefit from the development of a supportive one-to-one relationship. Volunteers meet with a child one hour per week within the school setting for the duration of the school year
  • In-School Mentoring Co-op
  • Big Bunch Program - A group program for children in the agency, meeting once a week
  • Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds - a group mentoring program that provides adolescent girls with the information and support to make informed lifestyle choices while maintaining sensitivity toward their emotional, social and cultural issues.
Applications are accepted from single and dual parent families. Volunteer training and support provided.

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Bluewater ; Central Huron ; Grand Bend ; Huron East ; Middlesex County ; South Huron ; Ailsa Craig, Bayfield, Brucefield, Centralia, Clinton, Crediton, Dashwood, Egmondville, Exeter, Grand Bend, Granton, Hensall, Huron Park, Lucan, Parkhill, Seaforth, Vanastra, Zurich and surrounding areas.
Eligibility Bigs - anyone 18 years or older meeting criteria. Littles - any child in need of mentoring ages 6-18 years old
Application Contact the office for an application for a child or to volunteer
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community South Huron
Address & Map
355 Main St S
South Huron, ON
Canada N0M 1S7
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Intersection Main St. and Sanders St.
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-235-1780
Fax 519-235-3798
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Primary Contact Amy Wilhelm, Executive Director; Phone: 519-235-1780; Email:
Alternate Contact Amy Wilhelm, Executive Director; Phone: 519-235-1780; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Meghan Hartman, Mentoring Coordinator; Phone: 519-235-1780; Email:
Mailing Address Box 1199 
Exeter, ON 
Canada N0M 1S7

Agency Overview