YMCA Newcomer Connections

We offer a diverse range of programs and services to newly arrived immigrants, including English language classes, employment readiness programs, Canadian cultural orientation, immigrant settlement & refugee resettlement assistance, and school readiness programs. With a multilingual team of 25 staff representing 11 countries, we make every effort to  provide services in a client-centric manner that is inclusive and respectful of the rights, dignity and diversity of all newcomers to Canada. Mandate:

  • To assist new immigrants and refugees with their settlement needs, orientation, and integration;
  • To provide quality language training and Canadian cultural orientation;
  • To equip newcomers with the knowledge and skills required to successfully transition to the labour market;
  • To empower newcomers to become independent, contributing members of the community;
  • To build the capacity of the community to receive and engage newcomers and the diverse cultures, experiences, and skills they bring to the greater Saint John region.

Contact Info

191 Churchill Boulevard
Saint John, NB, E2K 3E2