For the first time our Youth Achievement Awards winners are sharing their stories with you. We hope that you enjoy reading them





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.

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.

Mentorship Program

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.

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.

Latest Blog Posts


CBFY Donation to United Way’s 2017 Campaign

As one of the funders for our Afterschool Program, CBFY staff and children from the program were generous to give back to United Way for their dedicated support by donating to their campaign. Our contribution will be helping United Way improve the capacity of agencies...

Ted Rogers Fund Visits CBFY

On December 11th, Sofia Pacione, a representative from Rogers visited the Homework Club at Forest Lawn High School. Our students were delighted to see Sofia and share their stories and accomplishments with her. To show their appreciation, the students created a...

CBFY Annual Multicultural Newcomer Fair

On Friday, November 24th, CBFY held its 4th Annual Multicultural Newcomer Fair at Bishop Grandin High School. In the previous years this fair was hosted by the In School Settlement Team, this year it was a collaborative effort from both the In School Settlement Team...

CBFY’s Staff Appreciation Lunch

What an eventful Friday it was! We celebrated our Staff Appreciation Luncheon at the delicious Brazilian Barbeque restaurant, Gaucho, where more than 65 members of our big family joined. CEO, Umashanie Reddy made an inspiring speech at the beginning about teamwork and...

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Contact Info

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

Media Contact: please contact Pauline Lam, Communications Coordinator for media inquiries such as video or audio interviews and story highlights/features:
Phone: 403-909-0605


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