Newcomer Services

Youth Program

Program Description

The program empowers immigrant youth to get involved in the community and reach their full potential.

Program Details

  • Leadership development and public speaking skills
  • Self-esteem and teambuilding activities
  • Educational and recreational field trips
  • Youth Standing Committee (forums, discussions and event planning opportunities)
  • Girls Culture Club (peer discussions about racism, identity and self-confidence)
  • Counselling and mentoring support

Eligible Clients

The program is available for all immigrant youth, 10-19 years old, including those who are Canadian citizens.

Additional Program Information

  • The program is offered in junior high and senior high schools in Calgary
  • The program is also delivered at select Calgary Housing Company complexes
  • Program activities take place during lunch time and other critical hours
  • Immigrant youth are connected with employment opportunities
  • Youth Cultural Summer Camp is offered in July and August each year

First language support is available.

For more information please email: familyservices@ciwa-online.com

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