Ignite Their Potential

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Their potential is big

Our mentoring programs are proven to have a big impact on a young person’s life. Whether your child wants new experiences, increased self-confidence, or help achieving their goals, we can find the best mentor to empower their potential.

We partner with you every step of the way to choose the right program and mentor for your child. Our mentoring programs are available for youth from any background between the ages of 9 – 16, with the exception of E-Mentoring which is open to high school juniors and seniors.

97%

of youth improved or sustained expectations for achieving higher levels of schooling

96%

of youth sustained or increased connection with their families

95%

of youth improved or sustained health of peer relationships

Steps to enrolling a Little

Step One

Fill out an inquiry form

Complete the inquiry form so we can learn more about the child you’re interested in enrolling.

Step Two

Speak with an Enrollment Specialist

We’ll schedule a call to learn more information and help you determine which program might be the best fit.

Step Three

Fill out an application

We’ll review the application and reach out for next steps.

Step Four

Attend parent orientation

You’ll get in-depth details about the program, process of selecting Bigs and what their expectations are, what it means to be an engaged Parent Partner, and details on the interview process.

Step Five

Parent/child interview

We want to learn as much information about the child, why they want a Big, and why you want them in the program, so we can make the best match.

Step Six

Matching

A lot of thought and intention goes into our matches. We have a very in-depth matching process to make sure we select the best fit for you, your child, and the mentor.

Learn more about sports buddies

Sports Buddies is a new program that connects your child with a dedicated adult mentor to engage with them through watching or participating in sports. All the activities are free of charge, take place in a group setting and are coordinated by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee staff.

Click below to learn more more about Sports Buddies from a member of our staff and enrolling a child in the program.

Interested, but Want to know more?

Complete the inquiry form to start the process of enrolling a Little. Once you complete the form, an Enrollment Specialist will reach out to review the requirements and help you determine which program might be the best fit before you fill out an application.

Ready to apply?

If your child meets the requirements and you’ve determined which program is the best fit, complete the application to move forward with the enrollment process. We’ll review the application and reach out with next steps.