Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Rochester

Address: 232 S. Plymouth Ave., Rochester NY 14608

Phone: (585)442-2250

Fax: (585)442-2428

Web site: http://www.bbsr.org

E-mail: kbearce@bbbsr.org

Contact Person: Kim Bearce


Big Brothers/Big Sisters provides one-to-one mentoring with child-safe adults matched and monitored with children aged 6 to 16 in Ontario, Wayne,Yates (and more) counties. The goal is to monitor and improve developmental assets to help children make health choices in lifestyle, education and relationships. Parents may contact the office by phone or mail, or contact a school counselor for referral.

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Mission: Big Brothers Big Sisters matches youth with mentors committed to investing time by showing and sharing the way to a better future. We are committed to recruit, screen and train qualified, dedicated and

Area Served: Wayne, Ontario, Yates, Livingston, Monroe Counties

Funding Sources: Private gifts, grants, and special events. The primary source of support is the United Way.

Fees Charged: Fees or payment methods - free of charge to any family and child interested. Free of charge to any volunteer interested.

24 Hour Service: 24-hour response is available.

Eligibility for services - all youth age 6-16 are eligible. It is a volunteer program - if both child and caregiver are interested - they qualify.

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