Newcomer Youth Settlement Services (NYSS) are services available to help youth settle and integrate into life in the Lower Mainland. These services allow youth to meet other youth and plan outings and events in their local community.

A Youth Settlement Worker is readily available to connect newcomer youth to one-on-one support, community connection  programming and employment support. 

Services include:

  • Information about housing, education, health, banking and more
  • Participation in volunteer opportunities
  • Employment support and referrals to employment programs
  • Engagement in free local community events

  • Assistance with applications (such as income assistance, MSP, driver’s license, PR Card renewals, citizenship)

  • Monthly workshops on topics relevant to youth


*One-on-one services available in English, Punjabi and Hindi.


*Workshops are primarily run in English


NYSS also provides fun and free community connections events:

  • Youth Meet Ups: Meet other youth looking to connect and make friends!
  • Volunteering: Get out and volunteer within your community
  • Fun Fieldtrips:  Check out free festivals, parks, museums and other fun events that are going on near you!


Eligibility Requirements:


  • Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees, Live-in Caregivers or Protected Persons 
  • Between the ages of 16 and 29


Service Location: Surrey Service Centre #100-15117 101 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3R 8P7

Tel: 604-588-6869


For inquiries, questions and/or to register please contact:


Manny Gill, Youth Settlement Worker

Immigrant Settlement and Integration Program

T: 604 588 6869 Ext 236 | E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.