Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ajax-Pickering

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Record #: AJP0100 Last Modified: 24 Nov 2014 Last Full Update: 25 Mar 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone905-831-3777
Located In CommunityPickering (City of)
Address & Map
1735 Bayly St, Unit 7C
Pickering, ON L1W 3G7
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IntersectionBrock Rd and Bayly St (east of Brock, south side of Bayly, across from Tim Horton's)
Contact Information
Primary ContactDebbie Buchanan, Administrative Coordinator
Primary ExecutiveMelanie Stewart, Executive Director
Description & Services
DescriptionVolunteer adult mentors support opportunities for friendship and personal development to young people in the community 
Traditional Match Program  
One-to-one program that involves matching a child "at risk" between the ages of 5 to 14 with a screened adult volunteer * meet for 3 to 4 hours each week in the community 
In-School Mentoring Program  
One-to-one mentorship between a volunteer adult mentor with a child from Kindergarten to grade 9 * non-academic activity for one hour each week on school property throughout the school year 
Go Girls!/Game On! 
Site-based group programs – separate programs for girls and boys ages 11-14 delivered in schools * children participate in a physical activity, learn about healthy eating while enjoying a nutritious snack, and engage in discussion and reflection that promotes healthy self-esteem and positive mental health  
Big Bunch 
Group program takes place once a month for children waiting for a Traditional Match
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-3pm * available after hours by appointment
Areas ServedAjax (Town of) ; Pickering (City of)
EligibilityAges: 5 year(s) - 16 year(s)
ApplicationCall for information and to arrange for an orientation
Other Details
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AccessibilityFully Accessible
Service CategoriesAdult/Child Mentoring Programs ; Adult/Child Mentoring Programs ~ Couples ; Adult/Child Mentoring Programs ~ Elementary School Students ; Adult/Child Mentoring Programs ~ High School Students