Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination: As of September 22, 2021, the Province of Ontario requires that all individuals* entering a gym facility, present proof of being fully vaccinated at every visit. Fully vaccinated is defined as 14 days after second dose. Proof of vaccination must be presented with government-issued ID. Children under 12 years of age are exempt.
Helping Newcomers Settle in School
YMCA Settlement Workers are qualified to facilitate your integration into the local education system and community.
The SWIS program:
- Offers settlement support and referrals to school and community resources
- Encourages relationship building with school staff and fellow students and will facilitate this process for you
- Helps you understand how the Hamilton school system works
If you're a parent, SWIS will engage and encourage you to participate in your child's education.
We'll help you get the best educational services for you and your family.
Ask for your SWIS worker at your child's school.
Contact YMCA HBB Immigrant Services
25 Main Street West
211 Centennial Parkway
Email YMCA HBB Imigrant Services
Note: The location finder will return Immigrant Service Centre locations. It does not provide information on schools where SWIS is available. Please call Immigrant Services for more information.
Where It's Offered
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