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Big Brothers-Big Sisters of the Bay Area

Human Services

Big Brothers-Big Sisters of the Bay Area

Links volunteer adult mentors with boys and girls age 6-18, primarily from single parent families.


Matches youth age 6-18 with carefully screened and trained adult mentors, and provides ongoing supervision to ensure youth, families, and volunteers enjoy their mentoring experiences. Mentor may meet with youth in the community Volunteers are asked to commit to the program for at least a year. In March 2006 BBBS of the East Bay, of San Francisco and the Peninsula, and of Santa Clara County merged to form Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area.


649 Mission Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105 37.786981 -122.4009318 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair



$35 application fee for volunteer applicants only.


Children ages 6-18


Child age 6-16, with parent/guardian consent. (Once enrolled a child may remain until turning 18 or graduating from high school) Volunteer must pass background check

How to Apply:

Apply online or call for information packet.

Service Wait Estimate:


Service Areas:

  • Alameda County
  • Contra Costa County
  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Clara County