Big Sister League FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about the Big Sister League of San Diego

Q. Is the Big Sister League a part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County?

No, we are not associated with Big Brothers Big Sisters, and we receive NO funding from them. We are a local private non-profit that assists women and girls in San Diego County by providing supervised transitional housing and support services.

Q. How long has the Big Sister League been in San Diego?

The League has served women and girls in San Diego County since 1942. See our About Us page for a detailed history of the League.

Q. What is your Housing Program?

The League has two homes in Bankers Hill/Hillcrest area, offering transitional housing for 34 mentally ill, homeless and/or abused women. Referral to the housing program comes from psychiatric hospitals, crisis homes and social service agencies throughout the County. The women have three meals prepared daily by our staff. Each home is staffed 24-hours a day. The League serves over 200 women each year. See our Housing page for more info.

Q. How are the League programs supported?

The League relies soly on grants and donations from local businesses and private donors, and small program fees from residents. To maintain our facilities and continue to provide quality services for these two programs, we rely on your compassion and generosity.

Q. How can I help?

Make a tax-deductible donation, volunteer, or become a Big Sister!