Changing Lives for the Better, Forever

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada seeks to change the lives of children facing adversity for the better, forever. We serve families throughout Southern Nevada. Our mentors work with children in the community, in their schools, in foster care, and many places in between.

Our unique brand of one-to-one mentoring has a Big impact.

Community-based mentoring

Community-based matches spend their time together out in the local community is primarily how Bigs and Littles develop their relationship.

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Site-Based Mentoring

The site-based program takes place inside select elementary schools and recreation centers across the Las Vegas Valley.

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Special Programs

BBBSN offers several special programs tailored to meet the needs of the most vulnerable youth populations.

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I feel so happy to be in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program. My Big Sister is very nice and she helps me to learn. She also helps me to be kind.
— Little Sister Mia, age 9

Our Impact

  • Researchers found that after 18 months of spending time with their Bigs, the Little Brothers and Little Sisters, compared to those children not in our program, were:

  • 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs
  • 27% less likely to begin using alcohol
  • 52% less likely to skip school
  • 37% less likely to skip a class
  • 33% less likely to hit someone

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