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Taking Away The Walls

Catholic Family Service (CFS) and CUPS have stepped into a partnership as part of both agencies’ strategic directions with the express purpose of offering more effective services to those who take the courageous step to seek help. You may be wondering… why are CUPS and CFS working together? Don’t they have different missions and [...]

2020-03-17T19:44:25+00:00February 24th, 2020|News, Never Too Late|Comments Off on Taking Away The Walls

Expanding Never Too Late

High school education can open doors for jobs, school and training. Improving skills through education helps in everyday life and sets a good example for friends and family members. For adults, the idea of going back to school can be overwhelming. People who have been out of school for a short (or long) time [...]

2019-11-17T18:32:34+00:00November 18th, 2019|News, Never Too Late|Comments Off on Expanding Never Too Late

Never Too Late Makes History

By Hannah Coderre, Never Too Late Coordinator, Catholic Family Service The Never Too Late program held its inaugural graduation ceremony in Calgary’s Greater Forest Lawn area November 9. These five graduates, who worked tirelessly and through much adversity to attain their General Equivalency Diploma (GED), crossed the stage that night. More than 75 people helped [...]

2017-11-30T21:59:00+00:00November 30th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Never Too Late Makes History

Never Too Late Graduate Receives Learning Award

photo: Laura accepting her Life of Learning Award from Alberta's Minister of Advanced Education Marlin Schmidt Laura Helm, a graduate of Catholic Family Service’s Never Too Late program, was selected by Calgary Learns to receive a 2017 Life of Learning Award (LOLA). In 2007, Laura was on her way to school when she was struck [...]

2017-05-27T05:23:59+00:00May 25th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Never Too Late Graduate Receives Learning Award

Scholarship Created for Never Too Late Graduates

Solvera Solutions and the Unlocking Potential Foundation have announced a three-year scholarship agreement for students in Catholic Family Service’s Never Too Late program. Never Too Late provides no-cost academic, social and emotional support to adult learners who want to complete their GED (General Education Development or high school equivalency). Under the agreement, two Never Too [...]

2017-01-23T22:50:14+00:00January 23rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Scholarship Created for Never Too Late Graduates

Never Too Late Graduation Ceremony a Symbol of Perseverance

By Katherine Matiko, Communications Coordinator, Catholic Family Service Sixteen new high school graduates will cross the stage November 7 during a ceremony that symbolizes more than just passing exams. Graduates of Catholic Family Service’s Never Too Late (NTL) program have overcome obstacles to learning that may have seemed insurmountable. Never Too Late provides no-cost academic, [...]

2017-05-27T05:24:04+00:00November 3rd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Never Too Late Graduation Ceremony a Symbol of Perseverance