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Ladies in the Family Foundation (LIFF) is a non-profit organization focused on building relationships among immigrant women with a focus on black women and girls, to increase their economic, social and emotional wellness as they navigate building new homes, businesses, and work lifestyles in Canada.
5 Years Supporting:

Racialized communities with a goal to empower Black and Afro-Canadian women and girls.

Defining Success:

Providing a platform for women to have honest discussions in a fun and non-judgemental way.


We Are sharing Personal Stories

We provide a safe space to share personal stories and experiences.

We Are building Relationships

Our primary goal is building relationships.

We Are providing Emotional Support

We provide emotional support during trying times.

We Are inspiring New Friendships

We inspire new friendships and connections.

LIFF’s goal is not only to connect socially,

… but also to help women understand and manage the fundamental contributors to the health and quality of their emotional well-being. We know that when girls and women thrive emotionally, psychologically, economically and socially, families, societies and nations are also thriving.

Our Strategy

Promote healthy and fun social connections.

Develop a platform for black women to share their stories authentically and without fear or judgment.

Inspire new friendships and develop a sense of belonging for newly integrated immigrant black women and their families.

Recognize black women and girls doing great work in the community through leadership, volunteering, and promotion of culture.

Our Vision

We aim for all women and girls and their families to be physically, emotionally, psychologically, and economically healthy in every way, at every turn.
  • Boosting cultural integration for immigrant black women and girls settling into Canada
  • Developing a safe place to talk about and address mental health issues.
  • Progressing entrepreneurial skills
  • Encouraging community engagement and development
  • Promoting Friendship, Leadership and Mentorship

Our Mission

Establish a friendly and culturally diverse platform for women and their families to promote healthier relationships with themselves and others towards emotional wellness, social equity, increased productivity, and better integration into the Canadian culture.

Our focus is on racialized communities with a goal to empower Black and Afro-Canadian women and girls.

Our Program

Our programs align with the LIFF’s vision, mission and purpose with a focus on networking, mentoring and culture preservation


- Mental Health - HerConnect
- Professional Series and Mixers

Thrive and Rise

- BE- Girl
- Cook for Inclusion
- Light up our podium Against Racism

Community Engagement

- Alberta Culture Days

Community Engagement

Mental Wellness Support

Providing a platform for candid and non-judgmental conversations helps to break the stigma around mental health issues.

Entrepreneurship & Financial Literacy

Advancing solutions to address women's income inequality by empowering women in leadership and business.

Community Engagement

Inspiring volunteerism and community development; generating conversations and programs to positively impact five generations ahead.

Culture Share

Bridging acculturation gaps and actively celebrating the rich tapestry of cultural diversities.

Get Involved

Thank you for your interest in getting involved with Ladies in the Family Foundation (LIFF)! Your support is crucial in helping us achieve our mission of empowering Black and Afro-Canadian women and girls towards emotional wellness, social equity, increased productivity, and better integration into Canadian culture.

Featured Event

 Stay tuned for exciting opportunities to connect, celebrate, and make a positive impact together.


Light Up Our Podium

Using Arts-Based Intervention to Address Racism

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Cooking for Inclusion

4129 4 St NW, Calgary, AB

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Voices Illuminated

3942 29 Street NE, Calgary, AB

Sunday, October 8, 2023

Alberta Culture Days 2023

4303 Varsity Dr. NW, Calgary, AB

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Frequently Asked Questions.

You can get involved by joining our programs for mental wellness support, entrepreneurship, community engagement, and cultural sharing. Visit our website to learn more about our initiatives and upcoming events.
While our focus is on empowering Black and Afro-Canadian women and girls, LIFF welcomes women from all backgrounds who are passionate about promoting healthier relationships and well-being within their communities.
You can support LIFF by spreading awareness about our organization, donating to fund our programs, or becoming a sponsor for our events. Every contribution helps us make a positive impact on the lives of women and their families.
Yes, LIFF events are open to everyone who shares our vision of promoting emotional wellness, social equity, and community integration. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to participate in our activities and contribute to building a more inclusive society.

Edmonton, Canada


Open Hours:

Mon-Sat: 9am - 6pm

Have an Emergency

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Safe & Secure

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24x7 Support

Provides 24×7 support to ensure your needs are taken care

Low Cost

Our low-cost services are the reason for choosing us


Wonder Davis — “Thanks to the Foundation's programs, she now has a vibrant community that celebrates her culture and provides support. It has brought a renewed sense of joy and belonging to her life.”
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Victoria Smith — “"I cannot express enough gratitude for the Ladies in the Family Foundation. Their dedication to keeping elderly people of color nourished and safe during these challenging times is remarkable.”
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Mary Stevens — "I cannot thank Ladies in the Family Foundation enough for their unwavering support and dedication to empowering women in our community. Their programs have truly made a positive impact on my life, fostering a sense of belonging and inspiring me to reach new heights."
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Agnes Banjo — Ladies in the Family Foundation has been a beacon of light for me during challenging times. Their commitment to promoting emotional wellness and social equity is truly remarkable. I am grateful for the friendships I've formed and the support I've received through their initiatives."
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Why Choose Us?

Focus On Getting Our Jobs Done

Our team of experienced professionals are licensed and certified to ensure that our services meet the highest industry standards. We prioritize safety and prompt service, with emergency services available 24/7.

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