Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kawartha Lakes - Haliburton

Record #: VTC0220
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2023
Last Full Update: 10 Jan 2022

Description

Description (Service) Promotes and monitors long-term supportive friendships for children through quality relationships with caring adults.
  • The Traditional Match Program matches a Little Brother or Little Sister, a child between the ages of 6 and 16, primarily from a single-parent family with a Big Brother or Big Sister
  • Couples for Kids matches children with an adult couple, both 20 years or older, that have been together for over one year.
  • In-School Mentoring Program matches a child between the ages of 6 and 12 with an adult mentor, eeting once a week for one hour during school hours with the purpose of raising the mentees self-confidence and self-esteem.
  • College Placement In-School Mentoring Program is similar to the In-School Mentoring Program; however, the mentors are college students and will visit more than one mentee throughout the week.
  • The Summer Program is open to both matched and unmatched children. It consists of special events, activities and outings.

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes
Eligibility Children or youth between the ages of 6 and 16 years.

Volunteers must be over the age of 18 years.
Application https://kawarthalakes.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/enrol-a-young-person/
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Site Location Above the Lingerie Loft and Kountry Kitchen
Located In Community Kawartha Lakes
Address & Map
117 Kent St W
Kawartha Lakes, ON
Canada K9V 4W9
 
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Intersection Kent Street West and Cambridge Street
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Parking Accessible; Entrance Not Accessible; Public Washroom Not Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-324-6800
Fax 705-324-8000
E-Mail KLH.Haliburton@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Website https://kawarthalakes.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BBBSKLH
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bbbsklh/
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/bbbsklh
Primary Contact Vanessa Koot, Case Manager; Email: vanessa.koot@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Alternate Contact Cassandra Cobon, Case Manager; Email: Cassandra.Cobon@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Mailing Address PO Box 761 
Lindsay, ON 
Canada K9V 4W9

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