Thank you for your interest in Best Buddies. This application is to be completed
by individuals who are applying to participate in a Best Buddies chapter.
This form is the property of and used solely by Best Buddies International. All
application information that is submitted will remain strictly confidential. Once
an application has been accepted, participants are entitled to the full rights and
protection of Best Buddies International and the full benefits of all members of
the organization. This application must be completed in order to participate in a
Best Buddies chapter.
Before continuing with your application, please note the following:
- Applicants must attend a school with a Best Buddies
chapter or receive services from a Best Buddies-affiliated Host Site in order to
be eligible to join a Best Buddies chapter.
- Please do not complete a Membership Application unless
you have been in contact with someone from a Best Buddies chapter;
please click here to find the contact information for your local chapter.
- Participants who are under the age of 18, or require
the consent of a legal guardian, must receive consent from a parent or legal guardian
before they can be approved to participate in Best Buddies. There are multiple options
for providing consent, which are included and explained further in the application
- Participants who are 13 or younger must complete this
application with their parent/legal guardian.
- All the information you provide on this application
is encrypted using HTTPS, and is stored on a secure server; only authorized users
will have access to this information. Best Buddies never shares information with
anyone else. Click here to view our full privacy
- To learn more about Best Buddies International, please
- If you participated in a Best Buddies High Schools
chapter last year, and you completed an online Membership Application on www.bestbuddiesonline.org, please indicate that you are
a RETURNING MEMBER below. By doing so, you will only have to update the information
that you provided on your original application, select your member role in the chapter,
and provide your required consent. This will also maintain your current user name
and password in the system.