Children and youth inspire us.

We support young people to make our community stronger!

History

 

We are proud to continue to provide service for over 40 Years in your communities!!

Provincially/Nationally

July 1903                Big Brothers of Canada established

1912                        Big Sisters of Ontario established

July 2001                Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada -                                  Unification

Locally

1968                        Ingersoll area governed by the Woodstock Big

                                 Brothers Association

1975                        Ingersoll and District Big Brothers Association formed

                                 and received charter.

Jan. 1984               Incorporated as Ingersoll and District Big Brothers

                                 Association Inc.

1982                        Ingersoll and District Big Sisters Association formed.

1985                        Big Brothers and Big Sister agencies shared office

                                  facilities in Old Town Hall at corner of King St. West

                                  and Oxford Streets in Ingersoll.

Feb. 1986                Both Agency Boards joined forces at the Big Brothers

                                  Annual General Meeting

June 1986               Official permission granted from Big Brothers of

                                  Canada to serve the needs of girls.

April 1991                Big Sisters of Ontario performed service audit and

                                  granted full amalgamation.

Late 1992                Agency officially incorporated as "Ingersoll and District

                                  Big Brothers/Big Sisters Association Incorporated".

Jan. 2001                Ingersoll agency expanded their service delivery area

                                  to include Tillsonburg and surrounding rural

                                  communities.

Sept. 2001              Agency changed its name to reflect it’s expanded

                                  service area: Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Ingersoll,

                                  Tillsonburg & Area Inc.


October 2001          Agency relocated to newly renovated offices at 58

                                  Thames St. South, Ingersoll (former Seniors Centre);

                                   opportunity to provide in-house programming,

                                   expansion of existing and development of new

                                   programs, as well as contingency for future growth.  

July 2005                 Satellite Office established at 28 Brock St. West in

                                   Tillsonburg (VON Oxford space) to accommodate

                                   service to the Tillsonburg community.

February 2014        Satellite Office relocates to 96 Tillson Ave in

                                   Tillsonburg (Livingston Centre) to accommodate

                                   better service and accessbility to the community.

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