Newcomer Connections2024-01-22T15:38:17-04:00

YMCA of Southwestern New Brunswick

Newcomer Connections

Learn or improve your English, attend information sessions to get to know your new community better, get settlement advice and assistance, receive employment support, and build new connections; all free!

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Build your skills to succeed in different aspects of your life. Come and ignite your potential.


Turn off hesitation! We are here to support you in navigating your new country and finding a sense of community and belonging. We have different resources to help you get started.


Connect with the community, volunteer, attend events, and more opportunities to help you to Shine On.


Intercultural Competency

Newcomer Employment Champions

Why not read our latest Y Stories

PLAEX Building Systems™: Employer finds an excellent architectural designer

PLAEX Building Systems™: Employer finds an excellent architectural designer Dustin Bowers, Founder and CEO of PLAEX Building Systems™, met Nagila at the Construction and Trade meet and greet organized by the Newcomer Connections Employment team at UNB Annex

Learn about our history

As we celebrate 30 years of supporting newcomers settling in Saint John, watch our video and see some of our impactful stories.

Endless opportunities to shine bright at the Y

Did you know that the Y is a charity that helps people from all walks of life to ignite their potential? Explore our programs and services and find the best opportunity to keep you and your family Shine On.

Start your Newcomer Connections journey today by becoming a client.

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