In School Settlement

The In School Settlement Program operates in schools across the city offering comprehensive, client centered settlement services, and delivering information sessions and workshops on housing, employment, Canadian customs, traditions, and more.

Volunteer Resources Program

The Volunteer Resources department was developed in 2016. CBFY believes that volunteerism is an influential tool of engaging both long-term and new Canadians in helping to overcome the challenges faced by immigrant and refugee youth and their families.

Afterschool Program

The Afterschool Program works with immigrant youth throughout their school years (grades 1-12) and focuses on keeping youth positively engaged by providing academic support, English development, recreational and healthy life skills.

RBC Youth Empowerment

The RBC Youth Empowerment Program uses a holistic approach to help high school immigrant and English learners to overcome challenges in the classroom.  We offer free tutoring in math, sciences, literacy, and writing.

Mentorship Program

The Mentorship Program introduces immigrant youth (grades 7 – 12) to Calgary through afterschool programs, peer mentoring, field trips and one-on-one support. Our mentors provide a support system by offering school tours, translation and friendship.

Transitioning into Post-Secondary

The Transitioning into Post-Secondary Program (TIPS) prepares newcomer high school youth for their transition into post-secondary education or training, by matching them with U of C student mentors who provide information, resources and support.

Our Scholarship Award Winners of 2018 shared their amazing stories in the 2018 Book of Stories – In Their Own Words. To view the Book of Stories, click here.

Latest Blog Posts


2019 Youth Conference: The Power of Voice

The Youth Conference – Power of Voice 2019 was held last April 27th, 2019 at the Central Library. This year’s theme was Connecting Cultures and Empowering Minds. The Conference had a series of interactive breakout sessions and panels geared at providing youth with the...

2019 Volunteer Recognition Event

On the 12th of April, during National Volunteer Week, CBFY celebrated the Annual Volunteer Recognition Event to recognize and appreciate our volunteers and their valuable contributions. The evening was filled with motivating stories from some of our volunteers who...

Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink (BFK)

The Calgary Bridge Foundation For Youth (CBFY) is excited to announce that we have been selected as a participating charity in Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink (BFK)! Birdies for Kids is a non-profit program run under the Calgary Shaw Charity Classic...

Settlement Sector Collaboration

On January 15, 2019, settlement sector partners from CIWA, CCIS, CFN, CIES, CRIEC, ISC and CBFY gathered to connect and collaborate on innovative and collaborative initiatives for resettlement, settlement and integration of newcomers in...

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Contact Info

Address:  620 – 5920 Macleod Trail SW | Calgary, AB T2H 0K2
Phone: 403-230-7745
email: contactus@cbfy.ca
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays


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