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Enrolling Your Child
Give a child the gift of a life-changing friendship that can
change their future.
We are currently accepting inquiries for enrollment in our programs, for children ages 7-16.
and complete an inquiry form or call us at (646) 274 - 6038 and leave a
message with your name and phone number. If you would like to learn more about our programs
If an appropriate adult volunteer is available and your child is accepted into the program,
the process from acceptance to match will take several months. Volunteers are carefully and
thoroughly screened, and matches are made to bring together the needs of the child and the
skills, abilities and interests of the adult. Boys are matched to men and girls are matched
Children must be between 7 and 18 years (except in our Children of Promise Mentoring Program,
where the ages of the youth are between 5-18 years old). Both the child and volunteer are asked for
a minimum of a one-year commitment and to see each other four hours every other week.
Each match is assigned a professional social worker who works closely with the volunteer, child
and parent/guardian throughout the child's participation in the program to provide guidance and
Once enrolled in the program, Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City has a variety of
support programs and events for our families.
Thank you for your interest.