All the resources you need to settle in.
Moving to a new country can feel stressful even under normal circumstances, let alone in the midst of a pandemic. Good thing our Next Stop Canada team was built to support you and thousands of other new immigrants remotely! Our webinars, informative videos, live chats, interactive e-learning courses, community forums, and countless other digital resources will help you feel confident, informed, and prepared for your big move.
The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre is where thousands of newcomers come every year to find useful information and helpful support in starting their new life in Canada.
We can help you settle in with free information and referral services on:
We provide immigrants in Canada with English and French online and in-person language assessments for government-funded programs at no cost.
You may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 416-925-5462 to add yourself on the assessment waitlist. If you experience longer than usual wait times, we thank you for your patience.
* Please do not send a copy of your immigration documents when you are sending an email to us to inquire about an appointment for language assessment, we will ask you for the documents when it is required.
We’re all relying much more on technology these days, and it can feel a little overwhelming. The YMCA Digital Skills Literacy Program is here to help you navigate the online world with confidence!
Our free workshops include: