Tag: centre

My Neighbour’s Story – Living the War Overseas

I picked up the phone to call Awad* today. The phone on the other end picks up. “Hello?” says a soft and distressed voice. “How are you?” I ask. “Bad.” “Bad?” “ISIS killed my brother today.” Through heavy sobbing, I’m...

/ January 25, 2016

Newcomer Youth Centre offers ‘fun and safe place’

The YMCA Newcomer Youth Centre (NYC) is a friendly, urban place for Hamilton’s newcomer youth. As a part of the YMCA Immigrant Settlement Services, the NYC is dedicated to helping newcomer youth, ages 13-24, with their settlement needs. Services include:...

/ March 7, 2012

Former ‘Globe’ still haven for youth

Since the closure of the Globe Youth Centre in December 2010, the youth who formerly attended it have been hoping, dreaming, and organizing for its revitalization. Housed in the historic Centenary United Church on 24 Main Street West, the centre...

/ October 19, 2011