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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph

Contact Information
Alternate Name BBBSG
Former Name Big Brother Association of Guelph and Wellington County ; Big Sister Association of Guelph
Office Phone 519-824-5154
Fax 519-824-6156
E-Mail infoguelph@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Website www.bbbsg.ca
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Primary Contact Marg Allen, Office Administrator; Email: marg.allen@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Primary Executive Michael Treadgold, Executive Director; Email: michael.treadgold@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Alternate Executive Matt Nelson, President, Board of Directors
Site Location Guelph-Downtown Area
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
285 Woolwich St
Guelph, ON N1H 3V8
 
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Intersection Woolwich St and London Rd
Physical Access Not Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Child and youth mentoring organization that matches children one-on-one or in a group, with screened, adult volunteers for a safe and supportive mentoring friendship.
Description (Service) Programs are facilitated in the community and through both local school boards. Mentoring programs include:  
* Big Brothers  
* Big Sisters  
* Couples for Kids  
* In-School Mentoring  
* Go Girls / Play On (girls, young women) and Game On (boys, young men) group mentoring  
* Bank Buddies (similar to ISM with focus on math skills)  
* Big Bunch group mentoring
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Guelph ; Guelph-Eramosa ; Puslinch
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
For children involved in BBBSG programs: boys and girls, 5-16 years 
 
For volunteers involved in BBBSG programs: men and women, 18 years and older; eligible volunteers must be willing to spend some one-on-one time with a child between the ages 5-16 years on a regular and consistent basis, or in the case of a group program, be available to lead a group of children following the requirements of the specific program.
Application Enrolling a Child - Call or e-mail the office for information about applying. 
 
Program Volunteers: Contact the office or complete the inquiry form found at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph, under the Volunteer tab.
Languages English
Fees None
Time-Limited Events Have a Heart for Kids Sake Gala and Auction (Feb) * Bowl for Kids Sake (Mar/Apr) * Guelph’s Big Downtown Food Truck Picnic (May) * Golf Fore Kids Sake (Jun) * Big Little Run (Jun)
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Funding Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way ; Agency fundraising events, Grants and Foundations, Corporate Partnerships, Third Party Events, Employee Giving / Matching, and individual donations ; receives no government funding, and is solely responsible for raising all funding to provide free programs for children and their families
Subjects
Service Categories Adult/Child Mentoring Programs