Safety from the start
Your child’s safety is our number one priority. Before we make a match, Gulf Coast Big Brothers Big Sisters conducts a thorough background check and interview on every volunteer. Every relationship is closely monitored and supported by a professionally trained match specialist.
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*