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Truly Alive Youth and Family Foundation Inc (TAYFFI) is a Registered Charity that provides tailored program and support services for individuals, youth, and families from visible/ethnic minority groups and vulnerable communities in Saskatoon and Area towards becoming engaged and contributing members of the society.

Our program and service offering include women capacity advancement and leadership training, family support and parenting education, mental health and social intervention, newcomer adaptation and community connections, pre-employment support and business education, youth mentorship and leadership training; anti-racism, multiculturalism, and inter-heritage learning events.

Our organization responds to community needs through impact-driven engagement and coordinated consultation to foster a socially cohesive, and civically engaged society where everyone’s potential is allowed to blossom.

We work collaboratively with Indigenous communities as an ally and we are always open to learning from Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers as we journey the path to Truth and Reconciliation together.

In alignment with its mandate and strategic goals, Truly Alive Youth and Family Foundation Inc (TAYFFI) promotes inclusive participation, advances active social engagement, and advocates for equitable economic outcomes for Black communities and ethnic minority groups in Saskatoon and Area.

Our organization serves as a conduit for Saskatoon Black Canadian Alliance Network, a forward-thinking action group focused on mobilization of knowledge and growing engagement among key stakeholders and leaders of Saskatoon diverse Black communities and suggesting positive-impact approaches to advancing Black excellence across platforms and structures.


Learn more about TAYFFI’s fundamental principles and rules of guidance


TAYFFI is committed to enhancing individual responsibility, harnessing human potential, and lifting the voices of visible/ethnic minorities and vulnerable populations in Saskatoon and Area


We aim to bring about concrete and genuine change in concert with our organization’s core purposes:

  1. To relieve poverty and advance education by providing employment-related counselling and training to the needy, newcomers, and the unemployed
  2. To advance education by providing computer fundamentals and literacy and leadership programs to youth
  3. To advance education and promote positive race relations by providing workshops, presentations, and programs for the general public, on diversity, inclusion and racism
  4. To address and prevent specific problems faced by families by providing parents, children and youth with leadership, empowerment and mentoring programs, and workshops on issues such as financial literacy, computer fundamentals and literacy, multiculturalism, communication, and parenting


Service to all through service to one

  • Using case-based needs assessment methodology, TAYFFI ensures no one, especially those of ethnic minorities and vulnerable populations, is left behind by responding to current and emerging social, economic, and cultural needs of individuals, youth, and families, resident in Saskatoon and area.