Immigrant Youth Services

We offer a variety of programs to help newcomer youth integrate into life in Canada.

Immigrant Youth Services

Immigrant Youth Services offers a variety of programs to help newcomer youth integrate into life in Canada.


  • Culture Club runs weekly in seven middle and high schools during lunch hour, giving youth an opportunity to engage in some intercultural activities and connect with their classmates. Homework help may also be available at this time. Contact us to see if we are at your school or to request a Culture Club to be added!
  • After-school programs run every weekday, offering homework support, life skills lessons, leadership training, and recreation opportunities. Spaces are limited to encourage social distancing and registration is required. Please contact us if you would like to attend.
  • One-to-One Support from a youth worker is available for vulnerable youth to help them get their schooling back on track, find employment, housing, medical care, mental health supports, or whatever else they need to achieve their goals. Transportation may be available for Permanent Residents if needed.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The after-school program is for youth aged 12-18 who are new to Canada. Priority is given to Permanent Residents.
  • One-to-one support through the Moving Ahead Program is for vulnerable youth aged 14-24 who are Permanent Residents, Protected Persons, or individuals who have been selected to become Permanent Residents by the government of Canada and have received a letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada stating so.

To Access Immigrant Youth Services

      “The program helped me with my homework, learning more English and learning how to improve my grades.”

      Did You Know?

      Archway has provided services for newcomers for almost 50 years. 

      “This program helped me to know how to do my English and made me not to quit. I met new people and learned English faster.”



      Office Hours

      9am – 4:30pm
      Monday – Friday

      After School Program
      2:30pm – 5:30pm
      Monday – Friday


      #5 – 32700 George Ferguson Way
      Abbotsford, BC V2T 4V6

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