Description (Service) Matches couples with a child for a unique two-to-one friendship that can help to broaden the life of a child and provides acceptance, guidance and support. Agency strives to match each couple with a child whose needs correspond with the couple's abilities, interests and preferences. Caseworker keeps in touch throughout to offer on-going support and guidance

Service Details

Public Comments Big Brother/Big Sister: BBBS Listowel is in desperate need of BIG BROTHERS and BIG SISTERS are willing to accommodate your schedule to make a match happen. BBBS will lessen the commitment to have these boys/girls matched. Please contact the BBBS Listowel office by phone or e-mail for more information about how you can help
Hours Mon-Fri 9:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served North Perth
Eligibility Children between the ages of 6 and 16. In order for a boy or girl to be matched with a couple, the child (with the permission of his or her guardian) must want to join the Couples for Kids program. Couples in the program should be at least 20 years of age, and should have been together for at least one year. Police clearance, medical clearance and character references - screening and training process involved
Application Call for information or to volunteer
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community North Perth
Address & Map
Community Living North Perth Building; 820 Main St E
North Perth, ON
Canada N4W 3H2
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Intersection Tremaine Ave S and Main St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-291-6762
Fax 519-291-6954
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Primary Contact Emily Yaeger, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Contact Emily Yaeger, Executive Director; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Emily Yaeger, Big Brothers Big Sisters Listowel & District, P.O. Box 11 
Listowel, ON 
Canada N4W 3H2

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