You Can Change the Life of a Child.

Hundreds of Yavapai County's children need a caring adult role model. Are you that person? 


Our Mission

 Provide Children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported

one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.


Our Awards

How does Big Brothers Big Sisters help Kasaius?

Matching

When Big Brothers Big Sisters works to match a Little with a Big, we take into account the needs, personality, interests, and goals of both the child and the adult volunteer. We introduce the Little and his or her family to the Big slowly and make sure everyone is fully committed to the match before it is made official. Little Brother Kasaius is outgoing and up for anything, so he needed a Big who was creative and had a variety of interests.

Relationship Management

Children like Kasaius get the most out of their one-to-one relationship with their Big when the Big, the parent or guardian, and the child talk openly with their Match Support Specialist. Working as part of the team helping the child succeed, the Match Support Specialist can help identify problems, brainstorm solutions, and connect the family with essential services.

Activities

When Kasaius’ Big Brother saw the email from BBBS saying that there were spots open in a free acting class, he jumped at the chance to take Kasaius. BBBS affiliates across the country provide activities for Bigs and Littles and also alert Bigs to opportunities in the community. This enables Bigs to get to know other Bigs, who might be experiencing similar things and who might have great suggestions for more new activities.

Screening and Training

Child safety is Big Brothers Big Sisters’ highest priority. To achieve the highest standards possible, we work constantly to review and strengthen our background check systems as new best practices in the industry emerge. We also make sure our Bigs and our staff have the training and resources they need to help Littles on their path to success.

What's New

Verde Valley & Sedona Women of Influence share time, talent and treasure for children of Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters

              By Robin Layton YBBBS Marketing Director   COTTONWOOD ­- Thirty-two women of the Verde Valley and Sedona gathered recently at the Blazin’ M…

Barbers for Bigs Kicks Off June 1!

Grant Quezada, owner of Prescott’s John Hancock Barbershop, supports the Mission of Yavapai Big Brothers…

Breaking News! Match Just Made!

Congratulations to Big Brother Dan and Little Brother Jacob on their new Match. Jacob, 13,…

Breaking News! Match Just Made!

  Congratulations to Little Brother Devon and Big Brother Cavan. Devon, 10, enjoys building, arts and…

The Big Swing Golf Tourney: A beautiful day at Seven Canyons!

The Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters Big Swing Golf Tournament was held Friday, May 18,…

Accountability Statement

We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community and hold ourselves accountable for each child in the program achieving:
Higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships
Avoidance of risky behavior
Educational success

 

Vision Statement

All children achieve success in life