NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.

YMCA of Greater Toronto - Newcomers

Newcomer Information Centre, Etobicoke Albion Road Centre

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COVID19 -- services available online or in person by appointment, book appointment

Settlement Information and Referral
  • settlement information sessions in various locations
  • guest speaker series
  • Newcomer Network
  • access to computers, fax, photocopiers, and phone
  • settlement resource library
  • information on topics such as immigration and citizenship, employment and job searching, access to trades and professions, credential assessment, education and training, language classes, health and housing, community, recreation and consumer resources, human rights, legal and social services, child, youth and family resources, food, shelter, and clothing
Library Settlement Partnerships -- outreach program at Toronto Reference Library
  • settlement information and referral
  • Community Connections Mentorship Program (formerly HOST Program) -- group activities for newly arrived immigrants and refugees of all ages to help orient them to their new community and establish social and professional networks, trained and experienced volunteer mentors assist, with focus on citizenship and civic engagement or skills and career development
Newcomer Youth Services -- youth-focused settlement information and referral
  • Newcomer Youth Leadership Development -- youth learn about their community, gain volunteer hours, build leadership, language, communication and social skills
  • workshops and activities for parents and youth
Newcomers (landed immigrants and Convention refugees)

Newcomer Youth Services -- landed immigrants and Convention refugees 13-24 years
Application Process
Walk in, appointment required
416-741-8714 ext 205
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Mailing Address
Albion Centre, 1530 Albion Rd
Unit 83
Toronto, ON, M9V 1B4
Armenian, English, Farsi, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Urdu
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Fully accessible - Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms; Designated parking
Agency Information
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Last Updated On
January 17, 2023
Albion Centre, 1530 Albion Rd, Unit 83
Toronto, ON, M9V 1B4
Cross street: Albion Rd and Finch Ave W
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Hours of Operation
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Mon-Thu 9 am-6 pm, Fri 9 am-2 pm, Sat 10 am-2 pm
Service Area(s)
Greater Toronto Area