Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton

Site: Central Arena

Service: Burlington Office

Contact Information
Office Phone Burlington 905-637-9911; 
Halton 905-339-2355; 
Hamilton 905-525-3860
Fax Halton 905-339-2354; 
Hamilton 905-525-6444
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Primary Contact Jessica Minkoff, Case Manager, Intake; Phone: 905-525-3960 ext 309; Email:
Alternate Contact Rebecca Hart, Director, One to On Programming; Phone: 905-525-3860 ext 304; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Registered charity that contributes to the healthy development of youth in the community by providing quality mentoring relationships to children in need.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Marianne Noakes, Executive Director, Hamilton/Burlington; Phone: 905-525-3860 ext 312; Email:
Funding Fundraising ; United Way
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Community Mentoring: 
One-to-one mentoring in which children are matched with a volunteer(s) and spend 2 to 3 hours once a week out in the community having fun participating in recreational, social and educational activities 
In-School Mentoring: 
One-to-one mentoring in which volunteer visits children at school for 1 hour once a week to play games and sports, do crafts and have fun 
Connections Project: 
Group mentoring program connecting volunteers with newcomer elementary students 
Go Girls! group mentoring program: 
In school group mentoring program for children identifying as girls, aged 12-14 which focuses on physical activity, balanced eating, self-esteem and positive choices 
Game On! group mentoring program: 
In school group mentoring program which provides boys and young men with information and support to make informed choices about a range of healthy lifestyle practices
Hours Flexible depending on program
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) - 16 year(s) 
Boys and girls who would benefit from spending time with an adult role model. 
Volunteers are 18 or older who want to help a child reach their full potential.
Application Contact for information * volunteers needed for children and also to participate in Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Big Couple/Family mentoring programs 
Volunteers are carefully screened, through an interview, police clearances, medical reference, other references as well as training. There is ongoing monitoring of matches.
Languages English ; French ; other languages dependent on volunteer availability
Fees None
Site Information
Site Location Rear of arena
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington Central Arena
519 Drury Lane
Burlington, ON L7R 2X3
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Intersection Drury Lane and New St
Mailing Address 639 Main St E 
Hamilton, ON L8M 1J4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Adult/Child Mentoring Programs

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