Big Buddy Program

To build a community of Mentoring relationships that advance and inspire our youth.

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Address: 1415 Main Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone Number: 225-388-9737
The Big Buddy Program provides ongoing asset-based programming for youth ages 5 to 18 in the Baton Rouge area. Programming focuses on building resiliency against poverty, crime and academic failure - major threats to the economic development of our community.

For nearly 40 years, the Big Buddy Program has been serving young people in the Baton Rouge community. We are a proud local organization that has grown to serve an average of 500 young people per week.

Core programs include:

One-on-One Mentoring
Extended Learning
Career Exploration and Readiness
Summer Enrichment
Positive Learning Experiences
Relationship Building
What a fantastic organization!!! Working hard to change lives and open doors to unlock the potential of Baton Rouge's underprivileged youth.
-Ty Hingle

I grew up going to this program and a specific woman Mrs christen who maybe married right now because she was engaged like 13 years ago when I attended this program but she made me feel like I was her daughter this program taught me a lot.
-Breanda Allen

This is such a Great Organization! It does wonderful things for the growing youth of our community!
-Raine Rose

The best thing , that could ever happen to me beside my son .
-Travis Dabney

Fantastic Program with extraordinary people!!!!
-Kathy Victorian

Great organization!!
-Shandricka Sanders