The Multicultural Centre of the Yukon provides direct services to immigrants on a one-to-one basis or in a group setting through various programs.
These services support the successful settlement and integration of immigrants and refugees into the social, economic and cultural life in a new country and community.
Settlement services include an introduction to the local community that would provide the newcomer with a sense of belonging to the community and also provide information about their rights and obligations.
Services to immigrants include
The Multicultural Centre of the Yukon welcomes the opportunity to meet with immigrants and assist them with their transition into their new community.The Centre is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. Newcomers are welcome to drop in at their convenience.
To contact MCY:
Funding for settlement services programs is provided by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the Yukon government Advanced Education Branch (AEB).
L’Association franco-yukonnaise (AFY) provides an information and referral service in French in downtown Whitehorse. AFY provides personalized service based on identified needs. Supports include guidance for settlig in Yukon, including help with:
L’AFY collaborates with a francophone immigration network to optimize the economic and social integration of newcomers into the Francophone community. Services are available for
This program is made possible by the Immigration Settlement Program of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).