Settlement Services


New to Hamilton? YWCA Hamilton provides programs and services for newcomers to Canada. Services are free

Bridging Program

Bridging to Employment programs provide Internationally Trained Individuals with the opportunity to upgrade skills to meet requirements for the labour market in Canada.

YWCA Hamilton presently offers the following two programs;
• Bridging to Information Communication Technology (ICT)
• Bridging to Environment

Individuals receive assistance in:

  • Understanding workplace culture
  • Learning about employer expectations
  • Gain access to supportive employment tools
  • Training, academic upgrading, and placement

For more information or to register contact Jean Visca at (905) 522-9922 ext. 150.