Best Buddies is a national charitable organization dedicated to enhancing our communities through one-to-one friendships between people with intellectual disabilities and students.
About BEST BUDDIES OF CANADA
Best Buddies is about creating friendshps between individuals with intellectual disabilities and students. Contact between students and individuals with an intellectual disability seldom occurs spontaneously. Creating chapters at high schools, colleges and universities across the country, Best Buddies facilitates friendships by pairing individuals in one-to-one friendships and by organizing group activities. A Best Buddies friendship helps break down barriers to inclusion and provides opportunities for share experience, laughter and support. The Best Buddies program provides opportunities for leadership experience and training for everyone involved and opens doors for its volunteers.