Halton Multicultural Council

Site: Burlington - Burlington Office

Service: Settlement & Integration Services

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Record #: BTN2194 Last Full Update: 13 Feb 2015
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameHMC ; Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program ; Immigration Settlement and Adaptation Program ; ISAP
Contact Information
Office Phone905-631-1048
Fax905-842-8807
E-Mailinfo@haltonmc.com
Websitewww.haltonmc.com
Primary ContactBabur Mobarak, Settlement Program Manager; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 232; Email: bmobarak@haltonmc.com
Alternate ContactMagarita Cardona, Community Settlement Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 228; Email: mcardona@haltonmc.com
Volunteer CoordinatorMira Jankovic, Community Connections Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 230; Email: mjankovic@haltonmc.com
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameHalton Multicultural Council
Legal Status(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary ExecutiveKim Jenkinson, Executive Director; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 222; Email: kjenkinson@haltonmc.com
Alternate ExecutiveTrivi Mehendale, President
FundingRegional / Municipal - Halton ; Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration; Trillium Foundation ; Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; Donations ; United Way - Oakville and Milton ; Supporting Communities Partnership Initiative (SCPI)
Service Information
DescriptionCommunity Settlement program provides services to enable newcomers to integrate into Canadian society through the delivery of orientation programs, language and skills training programs and programs to welcome newcomers to the community 
 
Referral to Community Services connects clients with specific settlement needs to services available in the community 
 
Interpretation/Translation assists newcomers who require extra assistance in communicating in one of the official languages in their day-to-day lives * Interpreters work with clients in a variety of situations, including assessments, consultations, intakes and meetings * provide numerous written translations, such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, identification cards and other legal documents  
 
Solution-Focused Counselling provides short-term guidance and support to clients who encounter difficulties in adjusting to life in Canada and assists them in overcoming these challenges  
 
Employment Related Services prepares clients to seek employment actively by helping to obtain required education certification and/or trade documents that would facilitate job placement  
 
Job Search Workshops (JSW): offered at Oakville and Milton locations * Burlington Job Search Workshops offered at The Centre for Skills Development & Training, for more information see separate record here
 
Other Locations: 
Oakville: 1092 Speers Rd, Oakville, ON L6L 2X4 * 905-842-2486 
North Oakville: D-11 380 Dundas St E, Oakville, ON L6H 6Z9 * 905-257-1555  
Milton: Milton Community Resource Centre, 310 Main St E, Milton, ON L9T 0P4 * 905-864-6565
HoursBurlington office, Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas ServedHalton Region
EligibilityHalton Multicultural Council programs and services are available to: 
Canadian Citizens * Permanent Residents * Convention Refugees * Refugee claimants * Visitors
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Chinese - Cantonese ; Croatian ; Farsi ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Hungarian ; Japanese ; Korean ; Mandarin ; Punjabi ; Romanian ; Spanish ; Urdu ; Bosnian; Serbian; Tagalog 
 
HMC Interpretation/Translation offers a variety of languages including but not limited to: Albanian; Amharic; Bosnian; Bulgarian; Czech; Dari; Lithuanian; Oromo; Pashto; Tamil; Turkish; Twi
FeesService - document translation fee
Additional Services at this Site
Site Information
Site LocationIn Goodwill Career Centre
Located In CommunityBurlington
Address & Map
4039 New St
Burlington, ON L7L 1S8
 
View MapQuest Map
IntersectionWalkers Line and New St
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesCultural Transition Counselling ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Interpretation/Translation ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues