TO ENROLL A CHILD FILL OUT THE ONLINE APPLICATION
FOR QUESTIONS CALL: 301.739.4711

ELIGIBLE LITTLES

  • Children and youth, between the ages of 6-15, are eligible to be matched with a Big and join the Community-Based Mentoring and Sports Buddies Programs
  • Children and youth, in grades kindergarten through eighth grade, are eligible to be matched with a Big and join the Site-Based Mentoring Program
  • Children and youth who:
  1. Reside in Washington County, MD
  2. Are primarily from single-parent families or being raised by their grandparents
  3. Want to benefit from the influence of a positive adult role model and friend
  4. Whose parent/guardian requests the service

HOW IS A CHILD REFERRED?

  • In the Community-Based and Sports Buddies Mentoring Programs, the parent/guardian calls the office to request an application or visits BBBS online
  • In the Site-Based Mentoring Program, Littles are referred by school personnel, with the parent/guardian’s permission, in select schools within Washington County Public Schools (Contact BBBS for an up-to-date list of participating schools.)

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ENROLL A CHILD – ONLINE APPLICATION

OUR PROGRAMS

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WHAT IS THE PROCESS FOR MY CHILD TO BECOME A LITTLE?

COMMUNITY- BASED MENTORING AND SPORTS BUDDIES PROGRAMS

  • Completion of an application (Call BBBS to request an application.)
  • Interview and pre-match training with the child or youth’s parent/guardian to obtain a family history  
  • Home visit with the child or youth to determine his/her interests and willingness to participate, as well as to provide the pre-match training  
  • Written recommendation from counselor/therapist, if applicable

SITE-BASED MENTORING PROGRAM

  • Referral received from participating school with parent/guardian’s written permission
  • Interview with child or youth at school to determine his/her interests and willingness to participate, as well as to provide the pre-match training

TAKE THE FIRST STEP TOWARDS HELPING A CHILD REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL! CALL 301.739.4711. 

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