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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

Donors Bring The Personal Touch

"It takes funding support to make a difference in the lives of people who face barriers to success. What is even more important? Being there to personally encourage and show support!" - Rotary Club of Calgary West While the Rotary Club (top left) and the three companies pictured here – Aucerna, Bantrel and Suncor – [...]

2019-01-18T21:08:55+00:00January 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Donors Bring The Personal Touch

How Never Too Late is Building Strong Families

By Katherine Matiko, Communications Coordinator, Catholic Family Service Never Too Late graduation ceremonies tend to be family affairs. At a recent celebration in the Bowness community, several young children sat in the audience, excitedly watching their family members cross the stage. Sometimes, they joined right in and that’s okay. In fact, we encourage it. After [...]

2018-10-25T16:27:39+00:00October 25th, 2018|News|Comments Off on How Never Too Late is Building Strong Families

Small Hands Make Light Work

It’s almost like Christmas at the Fairfield home when Aimée, 7, and her five-year-old sisters Erica and Kyla wake up on backpack stuffing day. Their mom Deanne gathers up practical items for new students in Never Too Late, a program that helps adult learners achieve their GED or high school equivalency. The girls then get to [...]

2018-09-13T20:07:16+00:00September 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Small Hands Make Light Work

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