Youth & Family Services

ICA provides immigrant programs for youth between the ages of 7-28. In addition, during the year, ICA puts together many different types of youth events in and around the community to help build cultural connections.

To learn more about different programs and activities, you can contact Youth and Family Services Team at ICA: 250.388.4728

Robin McGeough, Settlement Youth Worker, Ext. 123
Email: rmcgeough@icavictoria.org

Nabeela Ramji, Settlement Youth Worker, Ext. 107
Email: nramji@icavictoria.org

Gita John-Iyam, Youth + Family Service Coordinator, Ext. 113
Email: GJohn-Iyam@icavictoria.org

Find out about current youth programs here!

Due to COVID-19, all of our programs are offered online until further notice.

Programs Offered

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PROGRAMS for AGES 7-14

The Landing Spot: Free after school? Join us at the Landing Spot, a free program for newcomer youth ages 7-14. We offer games, arts, sport activities, and more! Come by for learning, meet new people around the world, and have fun. Healthy snacks provided.

One-on-One Support: Need someone to talk to? Want to sign up for sports and other community activities? Get one-on-one support from one of our Settlement Youth Workers in whatever your needs are.

ICA Youth Summer Camp: For youth ages 7-14! Join us as we discover the world inside and outside in our summer camp. We’ll do science experiments, have outdoor adventures, cook local food, and more!

PROGRAMS for AGES 15-18

One-on-One Individual Support: Need someone to talk to? Trying to find a job or volunteer opportunities? Want to sign up for sports and other community activities? Settlement Youth Workers can help you with resume building, getting engaged in community activities, and more. You can set up flexible, one-on-one appointments with them anytime.

Homework Helper: Need homework help? Join us during the week for Homework Helper. Homework Helper is a free program that matches high school students to a volunteer that can help them in whatever subject they need.

Culture Catch-Up: ICA’S Youth Social Night! Culture Catch Up is a free program for newcomer teens ages 15-18. Join us for online and in-person sessions so you can have fun, and make new friends. Games and activities include outdoor adventures, exploring Victoria, art, sports, community building, and more!

PROGRAMS for AGES 19-28

One-on-One Individual Support: Need help registering for post-secondary education? Want one-on-one emotional support? Looking for a job and wanting support? You can get one-on-one support through our Settlement Youth Workers. Our team can help you with anything from applying to jobs to applying for government supports. Make an appointment with a Youth Settlement Worker to learn more.

That Thing on Thursday (TTOT): That Thing on Thursday is a free program for newcomer young adults ages 19-28. Join us for online and in person sessions to have fun, learn about your community, and make new friends! Sessions and activities include outdoor adventures, exploring Victoria, art, sports, community building, and more!

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PARENTS + FAMILIES:

Family Services: Please join us for family day events and updates about activities and community programs, through our family services.

For more information, contact the ICA Youth and Family Services Team