The Y was created to assist young people trying to navigate their way in a new city—far from family, friends and a familiar way of life. We keep this spirit alive today and place a priority on ensuring that all community members feel welcome at the Y.

We help newcomers receive language and life-skills training, and to make connections to services that will help ease their transition to the Twin Cities area.

If offering enrichment and support to newcomers is a priority you believe in—join our cause: