Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida is in need of mentors. There are over 200 children on our waiting list ready to be matched with a caring, supportive Big Brother or Big Sister, and 74% of those children are boys waiting for a Big Brother.

It takes as little as an hour a week or an activity twice a month to make a lasting difference in a child’s life and start them on a path to success.

Big Brothers Big Sisters offers a variety of mentoring opportunities: a school-based program where you mentor a child at his/her school, a community-mentoring program where you mentor the child wherever you would like to in the community, Big Couples and Sports Buddies.

Give the gift of mentoring this holiday season and give back in a BIG way to your community. For more information, call 433-KIDS (5437) or via email at 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida has been the area’s leader in one-to-one youth service for over 24 years by providing caring, adult mentors to children ages six to eighteen.

Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Research has found that after spending time with their Big, the Little was 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs, 52% less likely to skip school, and 75% more likely to receive a four-year college degree. Year to date, Big Brothers Big Sisters has served over 556 children in Northwest Florida.