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Settlement Services

The YMCA provides personal information and referrals to partnering agencies to assist newcomers with all settlement needs including:

  • housing
  • health services
  • language training
  • employment support
  • immigration and citizenship
  • education and training
  • credential evaluation, legal and social services
  • recreation
  • banking and finance support


Qualified YMCA staff offer answers to newcomer questions to help with every aspect of settlement in Canada.

How can I improve my English language skills?

How do I register my child in school?

Where can I assess my qualifications and credentials?

How can I practice my profession in Canada?

Where do I file a tax return?

How do I pursue my education?

Where can I find child care?

How do I become a Canadian citizen?


Newcomer Kids Report 2016






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