Could your little one use a Big?

It all starts with the right role models. And Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region is the place to start a relationship with one. For over 30 years, we’ve been able to recruit, screen, match and support mentoring relationships that have changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people across the country — one Little at a time.

You’ll feel the impact as much as your little.

A study for Big Brothers Big Sisters found that kids matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister:

  • are more confident
  • are more likely to steer clear of drugs and alcohol
  • do better in school
  • get along better with their family and friends
  • feel better about themselves

Learn more about our impact >

Parents wanted.

You know what’s best for your child. So we’ll need your help from the start, providing information about your child’s strengths and needs, and ultimately approving the Big Brother or Big Sister match. But your role doesn’t end there.

Learn more about your role>

Safety from the start.

Your child’s safety is extremely important to us. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region conducts thorough background checks on every volunteer in our program, and every relationship is closely monitored and supported by a professionally trained match coordinator.

Learn more about child safety >

Orientation and Training Schedule

Ready to enroll your child? Please RSVP by contacting Megan at 717.236.0199 or mhalpin@capbigs.org.

Harrisburg Office
1500 North 2nd Street, Suite H, Harrisburg, PA 17102

Parking available behind the building. Please use spots labeled “BBBS”.

  • Thursday, May 4 at 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 20  at 11 a.m.

Carlisle Office
201 North Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA 17013

  • Wednesday, May 10 at 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 23 at 6 p.m.

Lancaster Office
2120 Oregon Pike Lancaster, PA  17601

  • Thursday, April 27 at 6 p.m.

Lebanon Office

746 Cumberland Street, Suite A, Lebanon, PA

The office is above Draude’s Derailiment Train Store.

Free two-hour parking is available behind HACC at 7th and Willow Streets, and at the Farmer’s Market at 9th and Cumberland Streets. Also, on Monday-Saturday after 5 p.m., meters do not require payment in downtown Lebanon.

  • Tuesday, May 16 at 5:30 p.m. for  parents/guardians; 6:00 p.m. for volunteers
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