Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay
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Big Brothers and Big Sisters are adults who say “Yes, you can!” to a child. They are the grown-ups we’ve all known during our childhood who took the time to listen, taught us how to skate, cheered us on to score the winning goal or consoled us when we didn’t.
Big Brothers and Big Sisters provide responsible friendship to children. Throughout the 150 communities that we serve, our volunteers provide caring and consistent friendships to more than 3,000 kids who need that extra someone. And they do so with the support and guidance of our highly trained staff of child development professionals.
Our carefully screened and matched volunteers are trusted friends to children between the ages of 7 and 12.
Big Brothers Big Sisters serves children in Greater Boston, Cape Code & the Islands and Greater Attleboro
Numerous national studies prove that Big Brothers and Big Sisters can make a tremendous, positive impact on children. Relative to their peers without Big Brothers or Big Sisters, Little Brothers and Little Sisters are:
53% less likely to skip school and
37% less likely to skip a class
33% less likely to hit someone
46% less likely to start using drugs
27% less likely to begin using alcohol
more confident in their school work
better able to get along with their family
75 Federal Street - 8th Floor, Boston, MA, 02110 map
Phone: (617) 542-9090
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