The Immigrant Youth Centre (IYC) is part of Centre for Immigrant and Community Services (CICS), located in Markham (Hwy 7 E. & McCowan Road). It is fully funded by Citizenship and Immigration and Canada. It opened in fall 2009 with a goal to reach out and provide a vast range of programs and services aimed at supporting newcomer youth of York Region in adjusting and settling into their new lives in Canada.
We welcome all newcomer youth ages 13-24 to visit us and make use of our services. At the CICS Immigrant Youth Centre (IYC), newcomer youth can find resources, different programs and volunteer opportunities that can help them grow with us.
Please come and make use of our facilities which include:
- Drop-in lounge – Foosball Table, Air Hockey Table, Table Tennis, Board Games, Nintendo Wii, Rock Band and much more.
- Computer lab
- Audio/Visual Studio
- Multipurpose Room for workshops and seminars
- Full Kitchen
- Job Board