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

Nabamita Chowdhury – Volunteer of the Month – November

  “Nabomita Chowdhury is a very friendly, dedicated person. She is always ready to support and do her best to help others. She is very professional and proactive with us while working with our In-School Settlement Program (ISSP)” Svitlana Dubovetska, In-School...

Mitzi Campbell – Volunteer of the Month – October

 “Mitzi Campbell has been the Mentorship Program’s Reception Centre guru! Mitzi comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience as it pertains to Addictions Counselling. Over the summer, Mitzi contributed to the successful registration of over 300 newcomer youth into...

Join us in supporting talented youth

  The Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth 30th Anniversary and Youth Achievement Awards Celebration will take place on Friday, May 22 at the Hyatt Regency Calgary. The Youth Achievement Awards is an Annual Signature Event of The Calgary Bridge Foundation for...

Jillian Armonia – Volunteer of the Month – September

“Jillian joined the CBFY for 5 weeks of the Mentorship Summer Program and was an absolutely invaluable addition to the team. She had impeccable attendance and was always willing and ready to help. All of the Mentorship program staff knew they could count on her...

You are invited to the Multicultural Newcomer Fair

Let’s celebrate diversity together! Multicultural Newcomer Fair is an annual family event presented by the Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth.The event will be held on November 15, 2019 (Friday) from 5:00 - 8:00 PM at the Bishop Grandin High School, 111 Haddon Road...

United Way kick-off

The Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth is a grateful follower of the United Way of Calgary and Area. With their generous support, our Afterschool Program was able to support 2139 immigrant and refugee youth and offered services in 29 locations including schools,...

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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