OUR MISSION AND VISION

With the help of thousands of volunteers Big Brothers and Big Sisters, we have been transforming children's lives in Palm Beach & Martin Counties for over 30 years. Our mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. We envision a future where all youth achieve their full potential. 

Changing perspectives. Changing lives.

Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures. We nurture children and strengthen communities. And we couldn't do any of it without you. Since 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is incredible potential. As the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 5 through young adulthood in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

Mentored youth with no juvenile justice involvement.
Mentored youth maintained or improved academic performance.
Mentored you who where promoted to the next grade.
Mentored you who have improved behavior.

Mentoring Programs We Offer

School Based Mentoring

One-to-one mentoring
Elementary school children
Meet 1 hours a week for the school year
Adult & high school students welcome to mentor

Complete homework, activities, and play games together. 

Community Based Mentoring

One-to-one mentoring
Children ages 6-18
Meet 4 hours a month for 1 year
Participate in mutually agreed upon activities

Work Based Mentoring

One-to-one mentoring
High school students
Attend employability, life skills, and financial literacy workshops

Career exploration opportunities at local businesses

Ways to Get Involved

Whether you get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters as a donor, potential Big Brother or Big Sister, partner, advocate, or enrolling a child, you have the power to change a child's future for the better.