Mentor on Cape Cod & the Islands
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and the Islands, a proud member of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay family, is the only one-to-one youth mentoring organization serving Cape Cod and the Islands. Our program is proven to produce several positive long-term and short-term youth development outcomes. Research shows that a match of just one year helps kids stay in school, avoid violent and risky behavior, and gain confidence.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay is one of the leading agencies in the nation in the number of matches lasting at least one year (75%), as well as the average length of our matches (38.4 months). Youth involved in our program become more adept at having quality relationships with adults, which contributes to their abilities to advocate for themselves throughout life.
We are currently enrolling youth across Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard. Learn more about enrolling your child here >>
Our Proven Impact
The results of our program are clear. With the care and adult mentoring of compassionate Bigs, local children gain confidence, do better in school and stay on the right path to reach their potential. “Big Brothers Big Sisters is there throughout your match,”says Doris Canose, a Big Sister. “Their encouragement and support helped me to be the best Big Sister to my Little Sister Shannon. Watching her succeed regardless of enormous obstacles to become the first in her family to go on to college has filled my life with joy. “
· 90% of children with Big Brothers and Big Sisters say they’ve made better life choices.
· 76% said that their Big helped them learn right from wrong.
· 77% of our Littles report doing better in school.
Our Bigs and Our Littles: