Immigrant Settlement Services

Immigrant Settlement Services

What We Do

  • Available to permanent residents, convention refugee, and caregivers
  • Information, orientation, and referrals
  • Supportive, solution-based counselling
  • Interpretation and translation
  • Information orientation including:
    • Immigration issues and documents
    • Travel documents
    • Employment insurance benefit application guidance
    • Child tax benefit application guidance
  • Community access program
  • Group sessions about setting in the community
  • Community participation and education
  • Other services designed to assist newcomers to integrate into the community

Notary Public Services available on the last Saturday of every month! 

Nanny Network every 2nd Saturday of the month (10am-4pm)!

The YMCA of Wood Buffalo acknowledges the partnership of:


Location & Hours
#106B - 9816 Hardin Street
Fort McMurray, AB   T9H 4K3

Office: (780) 743.2970 (ext 1)
Fax: (780) 743.2973

Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Closed 12 (noon) - 1pm

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