Big Brothers Big Sisters - Abilene


Military Mentoring Program for Youth

The Big Brothers Big Sisters Military Mentoring Program supports children ages 6 -14 of active-duty, wounded or f alien military members, as well as children of veterans, National Guard or Reserve components.

Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring can provide an added layer of support to children of military families who may face extraordinary challenges and stresses because of multiple relocations, parent deployment, or other realities of military life.

Our Program Works Because It. .. />

- Reinforces the child's connection with the parent and community

- Respects and acknowledges military values, which serves as a platform for the child's emotional, mental and physical development

- Supports educational achievement

How We Do It

Because our service model focuses on making quality matches, this process takes time. our staff carefully matches adult volunteer mentors with youth mentees In long-term, one-to-one friendships and provide professional support for the volunteers, children, and families throughout the life of the match

For more information: Susanne Cruz • (325) 674-3132• • 547 Chestnut • Abilene, TX 79602


Career Phase:
  • Active Duty or Deployed
Discharges Allowed:
Military Branch:
Programs for Family Members:
  • Military Spouse
  • Military Child
Service Counties:
  • Taylor
Services Category:
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Ed - children pre K - 12
  • MH - Youth & Family Services
VA Disability Rating Requirement:
Vet Plus: