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

Conversational Language Classes

Are you Interested in learning a new language? MCAF offers a series of Conversational Language Classes including Arabic, French, Mandarin, Spanish or Swahili (select one language to learn).

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Private Refugee Sponsorship Session

Private Refugee Sponsorship Information Session!  Evelyn Jones, the regional trainer for RSTP (Refugee Sponsorship Training Program), will be in Fredericton to deliver a Private Refugee Sponsorship Information Session on Wednesday,

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MCAF Multicultural Choir

MCAF Multicultural Choir meets on Tuesdays, 6:30pm-7:30pm at MCAF to share and sing songs from diverse cultures. NO experience is required. Everyone is welcome!

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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