We look forward to matching your child with a Big Brother or Big Sister!
It all starts with the right friend. And Big Brothers Big Sisters is the place to start a relationship with one. For over 100 years, due in large part to private donations, we’ve been able to recruit, screen, match and support mentoring relationships that have changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people across the country — one child at a time.
A study for Big Brothers Big Sisters found that children matched with a Big Brother or Sister:
You know what’s best for your child. So we’ll need your help from the start, providing information about your child’s strengths and needs, and ultimately approving the Big Brother or Sister match. But your role doesn’t end there.
Safety from the start
1Tierney, J.P., Grossman, J.B., and Resch, N.L. (1995) Making a Difference: An Impact Study of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Philadelphia: Public/Private Ventures
Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest is in the process of thoughtfully evolving our programs to meet the changing needs of our children. As a result, our current focus is on serving our existing matches; we are unable to make new matches for the time being. Please call Big Brothers Big Sisters (503) 249-4859 if you have specific questions about timing of enrollment.
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