Could your child use a mentor?

Could your child use a mentor?

Become a Little

Finding a mentor for your child is an easy way to support their healthy development and success in life. With over 60 years of experience and more than 2,400 children currently being served, we are dedicated to being an organization you can trust. Currently, we serve children between the ages of 7-12 in the Greater Boston area as well as children on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard.

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A Mom’s Perspective: It Takes a Village to Raise a Child
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I think all young people could benefit from mentors. Young boys, especially young boys of color, go through so many issues in how to identify themselves. Being able to identify with another male who has gone through the murky waters of boyhood helps.

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Alithea Mom
One Mom’s Mentoring Real Life Story: Why You Should Enroll Your Child
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My son’s big, David has taught Jason to work hard for what he wants in life and to make healthier eating choices as well as exercising. He has also influenced him to be more responsible and to do better in school.

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Blanca Mom
Dad’s Perspective: Joe and Calin
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Having a mentor gives my son another set of ears to talk about things with. My son Calin is very happy with his Big Brother Joe.

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Chris Dad
A Mother’s Perspective: This Chapter and The Next
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I would highly recommend the program. My son and I have only great things to say about the program, staff, Big, and the overall experience.  Yes, it’s a bit scary in the beginning, meeting a new person, not knowing how if it’s going to work and all.

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Maria Mom
Isha Louis
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Damien’s broken out of his shyness. He’s putting himself out there, helping kids younger than he is, and he’s even talking about going to college. ‘Mom, I want to go to BC like Stefan.’ They talk all the time. ‘Mommy, can I call Stefan now?’ And I like the connection between them. Stefan even calls me to see how I’m doing.

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Isha Louis Mom
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You'll feel the impact as much as your child.
Studies find that children matched with a Big are more confident and more likely to steer clear of drugs and alcohol. They are also more likely to do better in school and get along better with their peers and family.
The Results
The Results
Studies find that kids matched with a Big are more confident, more likely to do better in school and more likely to steer clear of drugs and alcohol.
of children with Bigs make progress in at least four key areas of youth development
of Alumni Littles said their relationship with their Big helped them make better choices
of Alumni Littles said they learned right from wrong from their Big
The Process
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Tell Us About Your Child
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Meet With Us at Your Home
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Get Matched
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Meet Your Big!
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