YMCA Immigrant Services help people from all circumstances, at all ages and stages.
No matter where you come from or who you are, the Y is a place where everyone is seen, heard, and included. Explore our free newcomer programs below and find the best options to help you and your family engage and connect in your local community.
Programs for Adults — Learn new skills and information, and build social connections.
YMCA of Three Rivers provides helpful resources for adults who have recently arrived in Canada. Through instruction, mentorship, and training, our programs can help you gain the knowledge and tools to successfully live and feel you belong in Canadian society. Every one of us, regardless of background, has the right to be seen, heard, welcomed and included. Connect with your community through a program today.
Programs for Youth — Make friends and connect with the community.
Youth who are new to Canada often feel afraid and lonely. Feeling like you belong takes time. You have to build your experiences and connections. The newcomer youth programming gives youth who have recently arrived in Canada the knowledge and tools to successfully integrate and settle into Canadian society.