All YMCA before and after school programs will remain closed following the April Break due to the provincial order to close schools to in-person learning. All YMCA School Age Child Care payments will be suspended at this time, with the exception of outstanding payments.
All YMCA Health, Fitness & Aquatics facilities remain temporarily closed due to the province-wide stay-at-home order. All active memberships will be placed on hold as of April 3rd and no membership payments will be collected. For complete info please read our Updates to Members
COVID-19 Update: Newcomer Youth Centre locations are currently closed - but we are hosting events online!
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Settlement Help for Newcomer Youth
If you are a newcomer youth between the ages of 12 and 25, you can register as an NYC member!
The NYC a fun place to integrate, socialize and get information and resources specifically for you.
What's Available at Newcomer Youth Centres
- Educational opportunities
- Career assistance
- Information on important settlement issues such as transportation, health, housing, volunteering, and relationships
- Hang out with new or old friends
- Listen to music, play games, read, watch movies & TV
It's all available for free to registered NYC members!
YMCA Newcomer Youth Centre Locations
79 James Street South
905.529.7102 ext 5558
East Hamilton (Stoney Creek)
211 Centennial Parkway North
Brantford (formerly Youth Fusion)
38 Darling Street
Program funding provided by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
Where It's Offered
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