Enroll A Child

INTERESTED IN ENROLLING YOUR CHILD?

Fill-out the link below and return the application to the Big Friend Little Friend office.

Click here for the “Child Application Form”

PARENTAL ROLE

Parents and guardians are the first step toward helping your child’s relationship with their new Big Friend be a success! By enrolling your child with Big Friend Little Friend, you are giving them a chance to see their unlimited potential and develop into even more responsible, successful and well-rounded individual. Parents and guardians of Littles are involved every step of the way, starting with the initial match and throughout the relationship.

Parents and guardians will be expected to:

  • Provide information about your child’s strengths and needs.
  • Approve the selection of the Big Friend.
  • Participate in an interview with Big Friend Little Friend staff.
  • Participate in monthly match support with BFLF staff.
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Landon & Joey
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CHILD STATISTICS IN 2016

  • 65 matches were served!
  • 54 percent of Littles were male, and 46 percent of Littles were female.
  • 76 percent of Littles qualify for free or reduced lunch.
  • 76 percent of Littles’ parents are single, divorced, or remarried.
  • 41¬†percent of Littles have experienced the incarceration of at least one of their parents in their lifetime.

CHILD SAFETY

The safety of your child is our highest priority! Big Friend Little Friend requires the completion of a formal written application and an in-person interview. We conduct a thorough background and reference check on every volunteer in our program. All volunteers are required to attend an orientation and training to address individualized needs of your child and are closely monitored and supported by our professional staff throughout the relationship.

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