• Counselling & Mentoring
  • Social
  • Skills Development


You can access Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth and Teen Mentoring programs through our North Central Resource Network.

These programs teach leadership, offer guidance and advice and allow youth to build healthy relationships. Big Brothers Big Sisters also provides PRISM that connects mentors and young people from the LGBTQ2S+ community.

Youth Mentoring

In our Youth Mentoring program, 14 to 18-year-olds are matched with a mentor, who they meet out in the community on their schedule. A mentor provides advice and guidance, helps the youth think about their future, and build healthy relationships.

Teen Mentoring

Teens aged 13 and up are mentors to elementary-aged children in this site-based program. Teens learn leadership skills, while children have a mentor who cares about them and helps them succeed with peers. Inquire about local schools and locations that are participating near you.


PRISM mentoring connects mentors and young people from the LGBTQ2S+ community. These mentoring relationships help young people to achieve goals, overcome challenges and try new things. A mentor understands the adversity faced by LGBTQ2S+ young people, supports the mentee and celebrates who they are.

My mentor cares about me. She listens and understands me. She is very kind, and she supports me when I need it.
BBBS Mentee

Learn more

To learn more and get involved in one of these mentoring programs, call (403) 543-0555 or email familyresourcenetwork@closertohome.com.