Families as Partners

Parents and guardians are not just part of the process, they’re part of the success.

Let's start something together.

When it comes to the future of our children and the well-being of our communities, we’re all in this together. So it should come as no surprise that we need the parents and guardians of Littles to be involved every step of the way, starting with the initial match.

Not only will you provide information about your child’s strengths and needs, but you’ll also approve the selection of the Big Brother or Big Sister. Once the match is made, you remain closely involved in many ways, including:

  • Approving activities and outings for your child and their Big
  • Asking your child questions about those outings, and sharing what you learn with the agency staff
  • Reporting your child’s progress and milestones to the agency on a regular basis (Big Brothers Big Sisters will contact you, but we welcome your feedback any time)
  • Participating in training on child safety offered by Big Brothers Big Sisters staff, and communicating with your child about the training he or she receives.

Lincoln Financial Awards Big Brothers Big Sisters $40,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana has received a $40,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation in support of our mentoring programs to help children in Allen County. BBBS…

Dekko Foundation Awards Big Brothers Big Sisters $16,000 Toolbelt Grant

The Dekko Foundation has granted Big Brothers Big Sisters of NE Indiana (BBBS) $16,000 for…

NIPSCO Awards Big Brothers Big Sisters $5,000

The NIPSCO Public Safety Education/Training Grant was awarded to Big Brothers Big Sisters this month.…

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William J. and Bonnie L. Hefner Foundation Awards Big Brothers Big Sisters $50,000

The Hefner Foundation grants Big Brothers Big Sisters $50,000 to renovate the Agency game room…