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Services for Newcomers

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Shannon, Queen's Square | January 4, 2021
Is your young family new to Cambridge? Would you like to practice your English-speaking skills while you connect with other parents in town? Come... Read More»
Brother Michael
Shannon, Queen's Square | November 20, 2020
Each year during the first weeks of December, film lovers from across the globe unite through the screenings of the Global Migration Film Festival.... Read More»
Cambridge Main Street Brdige in Downtown Galt
Shannon, Queen's Square | November 10, 2020
With the world slowed down and indoor activities pretty much off the table, what’s a family to do on a Saturday afternoon? We’ve got just the thing... Read More»
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Shannon, Queen's Square | November 1, 2020
Finding your way in your new home! For Eliana M., after immigrating from Sudan three years ago finding footing in her new life in Kitchener-Waterloo... Read More»
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Shannon, Queen's Square | June 1, 2020
Are you learning to speak English? Would you like to practice your English-speaking skills while you are staying home during COVID-19? English... Read More»
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Services | March 31, 2020
As a primary settlement agency in Cambridge, YMCA Immigrant Services acts as a “first stop” for newcomers.  Through the YMCA Library Settlement... Read More»
Ramadan lanterns, date palms and beads
Shannon, Queen's Square | March 1, 2020
As Cambridge has become more diverse, the traditions and celebrations of our neighbours have also become more a part of what is happening around town... Read More»
Teen and senior sitting and laughing
Shannon, Queen’s Square | January 1, 2020
Storytelling is about connections. It transcends generations, stirs our emotions, and promotes togetherness. Through the stories we share, we reveal... Read More»
Around the World in 30 Stories: Storytelling By You
Shannon, Queen's Square | July 1, 2019
"If you listen carefully, at the end you'll be someone else." ~ Vyasa “Tell me a story…” said every child, ever. A great story strengthens a... Read More»
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Services | March 11, 2019
Are you learning to speak English? Would you like to practice your English speaking skills? From September through May, come and be a part of our... Read More»