Could Your Child Use a Big Brother or Big Sister?

As a parent, you recognize the potential of your child better than anyone. By giving them the opportunity to be part of Big Brothers Big Sisters, you’re starting them down a path to an even brighter more promising future.

If you are a parent, educator, church administrative, social worker, counselor, or friend wanting to refer a child to our program, contact:

Jaime Cypher, Program Specialist at 724.287.4733, ext. 126 or jcypher@bcfymca.org

What Makes the Program Successful?

It all starts with the right role models. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butler County is the place for your child to start a relationship with one. For more than 20 years, we’ve been able to recruit, screen, match and support mentoring relationships that have changed the lives of hundreds of young people throughout Butler County. And we did it one Big and one Little at a time.

To become a Little Brother or Little Sister, a child must:

• Be between ages 6 and 17

• Live in Butler County

• Demonstrate the desire to be in the program

• Complete the intake process, which consists of an application, parent interview, child interview and a home visit

You will feel the impact as much as your child.

Our surveys found that kids matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister:

  • are more confident
  • do better in school
  • get along better with family and friends
  • feel better about themselves
  • are more likely to steer clear of drugs and alcohol

Your child’s safety is extremely important to us.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butler County conducts a thorough background check on every volunteer in our program, and every match is closely monitored and supported by a professionally trained match coordinator.

We know it’s a big step for your child and you. But we assure you it’s the right one. By enrolling your child with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butler County, you give them a chance to develop their unlimited potential and become more responsible, successful, well-rounded individuals.

Apply now to be a Big Brother or Big Sister!

Start Something Today!

Did you know that you can support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butler County with your contribution to the United Way of Butler County? Just enter the Donor Designation #60913 on your United Way pledge form!

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