In-School Settlement

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

Volunteer opportunities at the Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth

Volunteer Resources Program

Join join our team in making each day of immigrant and refugee youth and their families brighter by supporting their integration and settlement in the Calgary community.
Volunteer with us.

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 at the CBFY

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 News

Nour Hassan – Volunteer of the Month – September

Nour Hassan has been volunteering at CBFY since 2018 in different roles. She is selected as the CBFY Volunteer of the Month for September 2020. Here is Nour’s volunteering story: “My name is Nour Hassan and I am originally from Egypt. Since immigrating to Canada 10...

Summer Mystery Mail Challenge!

Join us for an online experience that will challenge you and your family as we make new friends and solve puzzles through the course of 5 weeks. The Mystery Mail Challenge will give you a ton of exciting experiences including: Interactive puzzles sent to your home...

Kessa Den Hoed – Volunteer of the Month – July

“Kessa has been tutoring one of my students who is very hard to deal with. A student has limited English and unwilling to participate in any educational activities or doing/submitting his assignments. Kessa worked really hard to get all his assignments completed and...

Summer Tutoring

NxtGen Homework Club Registration is Open! Online tutoring support. Get help with all core classes from qualified tutors. It is completely FREE. Who: Immigrants, refugees and second-generation Canadians. From any school in Calgary. When: June 15 - July 29, 2020 |...

Mentorship Summer Program Registration

Mentorship Summer Program—You Belong! This summer may be different and challenging but it can also be fun and full of learning! Join us in a unique summer program focused on belonging and community. Who: Youth in grades 7-12 When: August 4-21, 2020 | 10 am-1 pm Where:...

Armeen Rashidian – Volunteer of the Month – June

“As Armeen’s supervisor for the past two and a half years, I have observed him directly as he tutors immigrant and refugee youth in the RBC Youth Empowerment program. Armeen volunteers at John G. Diefenbaker High School in the program one day a week and tutors...

Contact us

Address:  620 – 5920 Macleod Trail SW Calgary, AB T2H 0K2

Phone: 403-230-7745 email: contactus@cbfy.ca

Please note that due to the coronavirus outbreak our office does not accept walk-ins.

Out staff is supporting clients virtually by offering remote services. Click here to see contact details. 

 

 

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