We are excited to announce our annual 2018 Youth Achievement Awards on May 25, 2018! Come celebrate with as we recognize the achievement of our youth. For more information and to purchase your tickets click here


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.


Latest Blog Posts


The Saskatchewan Roughriders signs on Cory Robinson

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed national defensive lineman Cory Robinson. Cory is the son of Sandra Robinson, our In School Settlement Program Administrator. Cory joins the Riders after playing four seasons at the University of Calgary. The 23-year-old...

Afterschool Program Series: NxtGen Junior High

The NxtGen Junior High Program is the second installment of our Afterschool Program Series. Discover how we connect with teens across Calgary to help them gain new skills, build confidence and develop lasting friendships. It’s a program you don’t want your kids to miss!

CBFY is nominated for the “TOGETHER WE CAN” Award

CBFY was nominated for the Together We Can away at United Way's annual Spirit of Gold Awards which was hosted on February 7th, 2018. This award recognizes a collaborative initiative which has developed significant partnerships with community agencies, community...

CBFY Welcomes Cristina Balamban

CBFY is excited to welcome Cristian Balamban to our Leadership team as the new Human Resources & Volunteer Resources Manager. Read her inspiring story here.  ...

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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

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
Email: plam@cbfy.ca 


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