Learn about our Newcomer Programs:


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


Our team will help you prepare before you arrive, so you have a smooth transition to life in Fredericton when you get here.


Resettlement Assistance Program staff assist with the immediate and short term needs of new arrivals to Fredericton.


When you first arrive, we provide information on all our community has to offer as you and your family settle here.

Language Classes

Do you want to learn or improve your English or French? Registered newcomers can join one of the free language classes.

Children & Youth

From guitar lessons to homework clubs, we have a wide variety of programs for children and youth at MCAF.


Our Employment coaches guide newcomers to look for work, apply for foreign qualification recognition, and much more.


We connect newcomers to all the local services our community has to offer, to make settling here easier.


Our First Fredericton Friends volunteer program offers support and information when you first arrive here.

Computer Centre

The Newcomer Computer Learning Centre (NCLC) provides hands-on computer training, assistance to file income tax, and access to online language training for newcomers.

Group Programs

Meet new friends at a Newcomer Support Group. We have groups for women, men, parents, seniors, and youth, and schedule a variety of art, sport and wellness activities.

Cultural Brokers

A cultural broker guides newcomers to community services and supports organizations who wish to offer culturally sensitive and inclusive services to newcomers.