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

Paul Ryan Abanilla – Volunteer of the Month – May

“Paul Ryan Abanilla epitomizes the Bridge Values. He spoke kindly and politely to all staff and volunteers and he fostered a sense of belonging with the entire group. He showed respect to other members of the group and carried himself with determination. He had shared...

Daniel Araya is our Volunteer of the Year

We would like to congratulate Daniel Araya for being selected as CBFY "Volunteer of the Year". This year, the Volunteer Resources Committee received 6 very strong nominations of volunteers who have shown exemplary volunteering commitment actively engaging with the...

CBFY “Volunteer of the Year” Nomination

Every year, CBFY recognizes and celebrates our volunteers during the National Volunteer Week in April. This is the week to applaud Canada’s 12.7 million volunteers. We would like to use this opportunity to recognize 290 CBFY volunteers who have actively supported the...

Junhee Kim – Volunteer of the Month – April

“Juhnee is a great volunteer who has been with Bridge Club for 2 years now. She encouraged and exemplified the virtue of good citizenship; she also touched or enriched the lives of students, particularly those who are vulnerable or less able to help themselves. Juhnee...

Youth Achievement Awards and CBFY Anniversary celebration is postponed

The Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth 30th Anniversary and Youth Achievement Awards celebration is postponed. Health and safety of our students, staff and clients is our highest priority. With the ongoing news of coronavirus spreading in Alberta, we are cancelling...

Message from the CEO

Humanity is faced with trying times ahead as COVID-19 grows into a rampant global pandemic. This is amongst one of the worst humanitarian crises that the world is encountering, but as a Canadian nation built on the spirit of humanitarianism, we will embrace this...

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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