Iron-Dickinson Children's Advocacy Network
Prevention Area Served: Dickinson and Iron Counties
Grant Tier: 1 ($6,000)
PO Box 2667
Kingsford, MI 49802
Coordinator: Kristina Demboski
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area, Inc.
Prevention Area Served: Delta, Dickinson, Menominee Counties
Grant Number: CTFDS 16-22001
Grant Period: FY16-FY19
Website: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area, Inc.
1101 Ludington St., Ste. 224
Escanaba, MI 49829-3500
Coordinator: Tanya Ettenhofer
Project: The goal of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area is to positively impact youth development through our structured approach to youth mentoring and family outreach services. BBBS of the Bay Area will enhance our school-based mentoring programs by adding a gender specific girl group within the school systems in which we serve. There is a need to empower our girls. This girls' only mentoring program's goals is working with girls at the critical ages to help them build self-esteem, develop life skills, and develop positive motivations, along with creating opportunities for family outreach.