Our Programs

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 Scholarship Award Winners of 2019 shared their amazing stories in the Book of Stories – In Their Own Words. To view the Book of Stories, click here.

Our News

Alejandro Rios Avila – Volunteer of the Month – February

“Alejandro explains the In-School Settlement Program (ISSP) to the families that come to the reception from around the world to register their children to the Calgary Catholic School District (CSSD). It seems as Alejandro is a youth immigrant himself he sees the...

Welcoming 2020 with Blessings

Calgary Bridge Foundation staff come together to welcome and give blessings to the year 2020. We are the team that will continue to dream, and support our children, youth and newcomer families.

Daniel Habte Araya – Volunteer of the Month – January

“Daniel consistently delivered a superb job in assisting out newcomer immigrant and refugee students and their families and supporting the In-School Settlement Program (ISSP) and Calgary Board of Education (CBE) staff in different ways. He demonstrated this through...

Carnival Community Event

The Afterschool Program invites you to join a free admission family-friendly event that will help you to connect with the community and discover resources available to you. Face painting, draw prizes, fun games, arts and crafts. Don't miss this opportunity to have fun...

Tanaeem Rehman – Volunteer of the Month – December

“Tanaeen is a valued volunteer in the RBC Youth Empowerment Program.  She is very punctual and comes to program regularly to tutor math and science.  She is very friendly and approachable with the students and comes alongside them to support their scholastics needs. ...

Youth Conference Poster Contest

We invite Mentorship students to participate in the Poster Competition for the CBFY Youth Conference: The Power of Voice 2020. The conference theme is Connecting Cultures, Empowering Minds. Your task is to create a poster based on this theme. Feel free to use your...

Contact us

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

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