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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton (BBBSHH)

BBBSHH mentoring creates safe, stable and nurturing relationships that can help every child thrive.

Adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs, are potentially traumatic events that occur in childhood (0-17 years). Children experiencing ACES are a target demographic of BBBSHH. ACES have a tremendous impact on future violence, victimization and perpetration, and lifelong health and opportunity.

Our targeted work won’t eliminate ACEs, however, it can help to mitigate the side effects of these ACEs and help in breaking the intergenerational impacts we see as a result. Throughout the programming that our agency runs, whether it be in-school mentoring or 1:1, our Mentors work with young people on a wide range of skills and provide support.