About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria and Area
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria serves more than 600 children and youth each year in Victoria, Westshore, Salt Spring Island, and the Comox Valley. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria positively affects our community by providing mentoring programs for children and youth, which enhance their sense of belonging, self-worth, resiliency and capacity to make healthy, well-informed choices.
All of the children and youth in our programs need a friend, some a role-model and champion, others require assistance with learning or social issues, and others live in households where family members are challenged by isolation, poverty, or health or addiction issues.
We envision a future when we are able to provide a sustainable, quality mentoring experience for every child or youth who expresses a desire to have a mentor because we know that the power of mentorship has a positive impact that lasts for a lifetime.
What People Are Saying
"A wonderful organization that takes an enormous amount of time in ensuring a match works and provides support along the way. We are very appreciative of the opportunity Nick had to spend quality time with an adult role model, at a time of his life when the extra support truly made a difference. "
— Andrea, Mother to Nick (Little Brother)
"Both girls and mentors benefit so greatly from the relationships built. The girls have the opportunity to connect with role models in their community, and the mentors, such as myself, are reminded of the sheer importance of being youthful, and your unique and genuine self. "
— Leah, Go Girls! Mentor , Read More