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Mission Statement

Create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Description

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas exists to help children succeed in life. We do this by matching children ages 6 to 16 with caring adults who serve as mentors, advocates, resources, and guides. Volunteers commit to meeting with their Littles 3 to 4 times per month for a minimum of one year. Our professional staff are there every step of the way to solve problems and support each match’s success.

BBBS serves approximately 1,000 children in Travis, Williamson and Hays counties each year. Our proven model of one-to-one mentoring helps kids build the skills and capacities that lead to lifelong success.

Our Impact:

BBBS has served children in Central Texas for more than 46 years. Many have the odds stacked against them, but with the help of their mentor, they are taking steps to a brighter future.

Children thrive with a mentor in their life. Research shows that youth in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program have more confidence, earn better grades and demonstrate better social skills than their peers. They are also less likely to use drugs or alcohol, skip school, become parents at an early age or exhibit violent behavior.

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Would you recommend Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas (Austin)?

by Dana M. (February 23, 2012)
I've been helping out a 9 year old for several months. I always look forward to seeing him and doing fun stuff with him. Big Brothers Big Sisters did a very good job of matching us up because we have alot in common.
by virlencia a. (November 3, 2011)
because im am a 15 year old teenager going through a lot of problems that i think relate a lot of younger ones also i would like too help others and be somebody that they may need to also support he or she in life and i want to be that somebody:)