Welcome!

Explore some of our Newcomer Programs:

Register

To access settlement programs and services at MCAF the first step is to meet with an intake worker.

Pre-Arrival

Our team will connect with you before you leave your country of residence to give you the preparation you need to have a successful integration into Fredericton and the workforce.

Resettlement

Resettlement Assistance Program staff assist Government Assisted Refugees (GARs) with the immediate and short term needs of new arrivals to Fredericton.

Settlement

We offer a continuum of programs to facilitate your integration and participation in the Greater Fredericton Area.

Language Classes

As Canada’s only officially bilingual province, we speak English, French, or both in New Brunswick. Newcomers can choose to integrate into the Anglophone and/or Francophone community.

Children & Youth

From guitar lessons to homework clubs, we have a wide variety of programs for children and youth at MCAF in a safe place to have fun and make friends.

Employment

Our skilled Employment Coaches will guide you to determine your needs and together we will develop an action plan for your successful employment search in Canada.

Community

We connect newcomers to local services in our community, making your settling process easier.

Volunteers

We match volunteers with newcomers in our settlement program. Volunteer experiences are not only personally rewarding, but they also develop valuable friendships, while learning about cultures, traditions, and customs.

What’s

Rainbow of Cultures Summer Camp

Registration is now open for the Rainbow of Cultures Summer Camps(ROCs). These are six-week camps for children between the ages of 5 and 12 from diverse cultural backgrounds. Children

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World Dance, World Food

Come to World Dance, World Food! Watch and join the MCAF Multicultural Choir and African, Indian, Lebanese and Latino dancers. The Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc. (MCAF) presents the

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Donate a Bike

The Multicultural Association of Fredericton is getting ready for another season of newcomer children and youth needing bikes in Fredericton. We teach them safety rules of the road, how

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Our Mission

The Multicultural Association of Fredericton Inc. (MCAF) plays a vital role in establishing communication and fostering understanding between the community, settled immigrants and newcomers. MCAF accomplishes this by offering newcomers programs and services that promote diversity and inclusion.

Online Guide for Newcomers to Fredericton