Big Brothers Big Sisters
Since 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC has sought to provide mentoring for youth facing adversity. BBBS connects more than 5,000 New York youth with adult mentors every year.

Videos from Big Brothers Big Sisters

Your Greatest Mentor

Big Brothers Big Sisters 01:36 Community

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City visits Grand Central, where people give thanks to their greatest mentor.

Tyrese and Lanae

Big Brothers Big Sisters 02:12 Community

Tyrese and Lanae share their story about being sent to separate foster homes, and how Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York has helped them keep in contact.

Sangjukta and Jola

Big Brothers Big Sisters 03:29 Community

Sangjukta and her "Big Sister" share the story of being paired through similar immigration connections.

Ruben and Jason

Big Brothers Big Sisters 03:28 Education

Ruben and Jason share their journey of becoming a "Big" and a "Little" based on a similar Latino background and a missing father figure.

Mentors in Grand Central

Big Brothers Big Sisters 03:27 Community

Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City visits Grand Central to ask people how their biggest mentors influenced their future.

Big Brothers Big Sisters 03:55 Community

Jennifer Cruz shares her story about becoming Yasmine's Big Sister, and the guidance that has helped her strive in a new city.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC (BBBS of NYC) is best known for its core service - the mentoring program for underserved youth. However, BBBS of NYC also offers a variety of training services for organizations that are interested in developing their own formalized mentoring program.

- The Mentoring Supervisor Certificate Program (MSCP): a joint initiative between BBBS of NYC and Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service. It's best for youth practitioners and social service professionals.

- Customized Training For Corporate & Community-Based Organizations: offered onsite at the company's office or via phone. This option is best for companies looking to fine-tune their mentoring program and receive feedback tailored specifically to their organization.

- The Professional Development Workshop Series: ideal if you're looking to learn about specific topics related to developing a mentoring program without committing to a lengthy training series. Previous workshops include "Diversity 360: Laying a Firm Foundation", Know Her Worth: Teaching Girls Empowerment" and "Grant Writing Made Easy".

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