Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kawartha Lakes - Haliburton

Record #: VTC0220
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 10 Jan 2022


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.
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
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
Social Media Facebook: 
Primary Contact Vanessa Koot, Case Manager; Email:
Alternate Contact Cassandra Cobon, Case Manager; Email:
Mailing Address ON 

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