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.
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.
The Mentorship Program introduces immigrant youth (grades 10 – 12) to Calgary, Canada and pairs them with mentors who are successfully integrated. Our mentors provide a support system by offering school tours, translation, and friendship.
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.
Latest Blog Posts
On Monday, June 10th, some of our YAA scholarship winners were given a VIP tour of Calgary's Stampede grounds. The students were introduced to the Stampede's Youth Programs, learned the history behind the Indian Village, visited the barns that held many of the horses...
This past weekend 12 of our youth along with 3 CBFY staff members participated in a flash mob along Stephen Avenue celebrating Canada 150. Their 10 minute performance included an opening set with Afrination, Bollywood dancers, Philippine dancers, and a hip-hop dance....
On the evening of June 21st, CBFY held its Annual General Meeting where the Board of Directors, partners, funders, and staff attended. Mark Olson, now the past Chairman, presented 3 Honorary Life Membership awards to Dr. John Wu, Debbie Wershler and Krystyna...
Six years ago, Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement published this on their website: In 2017 - just six years from now - Canadians will come together to celebrate their country's 150th anniversary. One of the most striking developments on which we will...
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