Description & Services
Description (Agency) Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sault Ste. Marie and District is a non-profit volunteer organization committed to fostering the optimal development of children and youth through one-to-one mentoring services and growth-based programs
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Matches children and adults in one to one mentor friendships 
  • Provides children that are in need of a mentor with the highest quality volunteer-based mentoring programs
Trains volunteers to be mentors to children
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Sault Ste. Marie
Eligibility For boys and girls, residing primarily in a single parent home 

  • Must be 18 years of age and over  
  • Thorough screening check required
  • Volunteers must complete a screening process that includes application, interview, criminal records check including a vulnerable sector check, reference checks, medical clearance and a home visit  
  • Parents and guardians referring children must complete an application and an interview with a caseworker
Languages English
Fees Program - Some incidental expenses may be incurred during outings
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-945-7717
Fax 705-945-7544
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Michael Gagnon, Caseworker and Mentoring Co-ordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Rebecca Bolton, Executive Director; Email:
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 719 Queen St, Unit 1
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 2A8
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Intersection Queen St E and East St
Physical Access Not Accessible - Meeting arrangements can be made for individuals with restricted mobility
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
Established 1971
Funding Provincial - Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way - Sault Ste Marie and District