Big Brothers Big Sisters of CNM in San Juan County

Mailing Address: 308 N Locke Ave, Farmington, NM 87401
County of Location: San Juan
Phone: (505) 326-1508
NTEE Code: O- Youth Development
Mission Statement:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Juan County exists to help children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationships with measurable impact.

Primary Programs:

Big Brothers Big Sisters School Based Program matches a volunteer with a child at participating schools. Time commitment is once a week for the academic year. An on-site BBBS case manager oversees the program and provides on-going support. Our Community Based Program matches children with an adult role model. The pair plans their activities, and meets at least twice a month. Each one-to-one relationship is supported by a case manager.

We surveyed local teachers at the end of the 2006/07 school year to determine the impact our volunteers where making in lives of the children we serve. The results were astonishing.

Children served displayed:

• 54% increase in academic performance

• 68% increase in class participation

• 68% improvement in classroom behavior

• 73% improvement in avoiding delinquency

Our matches are effective because professional staff ensure that the relationships are safe and rewarding for everyone involved.

Populations Served: African-American, Asian-American, Children and Youth, Disabled, Families, Latino/Hispanic, Low Income, Men and Boys, Native American, Rural, Urban, Women and Girls, Other
Counties Served: San Juan
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $500,000 - $749,999
Personnel: 6 to 9 FTE
Executive Director:

Christine Garcia

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico

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