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Organization: Big Brothers Big Sisters South-West Durham and Northumberland  
Phone Numbers: 289-252-1828
Toll-Free: 1-888-278-2484
Fax: 289-252-0280
Website: swdurham.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Address:
2-157C Harwood Ave N Suite 414
Ajax, ON
L1Z 0B6
Intersection: Kingston Rd W and Harwood Ave N
Location: Ajax
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: meeting space is available on the first floor which is wheelchair accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm
Executives: Melanie Stewart - Executive Director
melanie.stewart@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Contacts: Debbie Buchanan - Administrative Coordinator
Debbie.buchanan@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Service Description: A non-profit, volunteer-based organization dedicated to meeting the needs of children by fostering self-worth, positive growth and a sense of belonging.

BIG BROTHERS - A Big Brother is matched with a Little Brother with similar interests. Matches spend one-on-one time together.

BIG SISTERS - A Big Sister is matched with a Little Sister in a one-to-one friendship.

GO GIRLS - A group mentoring program for girls ages 12-14 that focuses on physical activity, balanced eating and self-esteem. The goal of the program is to positively shape the lives of young women and girls by helping them build a positive self-image – setting them on a path to reach their full potential in life..

IN-SCHOOL MENTORING - This program takes place in the child's school, during the school year. The Mentor spends one hour per week doing a fun activity, or just talking with the child.

HOOPS 'N' HOMEWORK - This programming takes place after-school, on weekends and in the summer.  Hoops is a group mentorship program that offers activities and learning in the area of life skills, academic achievement, and basketball.

Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Children ages 6-16 years old in need of mentorship support.
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Ajax, Oshawa, Pickering, Whitby, Northumberland County  

This information was last completely updated on August 8, 2018

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Updated August 8, 2018
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