HMC Connections

Site: Milton Office

Service: Halton Multicultural Council

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-864-6565
Fax 905-864-4748
E-Mail info@hmcconnections.com
Website hmcconnections.com/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/HaltonMC
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/HMCConnections
Primary Contact Hanadi Al-Masri, Director of Business Development; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 225; Email: hal-masri@hmcconnections.com
Alternate Contact Babur Mobarak, Program Manager; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 232; Email: bmobarak@hmcconnections.com
Volunteer Coordinator Margarita Cardona, Community Settlement Coordinator; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 228; Email: mcardona@hmcconnections.com
Email Form hmcconnections.com/contact
Site Information
Located In Community Milton
Address & Map
310 Main St E, Unit 107
Milton, ON L9T 1P4
 
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Intersection Martin St and Main St E
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Connections
Former Name Halton Multicultural Council (Dec 2015)
Legal Name Halton Multicultural Council
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1979
Primary Executive Kim Jenkinson, Executive Director; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 222; Email: kjenkinson@hmcconnections.com
Alternate Executive Trivi Mehendale, President
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration ; Federal - Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada ; Donations ; Supporting Communities Partnership Initiative (SCPI), Trillium
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services offered: 
Counselling and settlement services 
* Assistance with basic needs 
* Information about getting Health Card and Social Insurance Number 
* Help in finding affordable housing and financial budgeting  
* Information regarding rights, entitlements, responsibilities, education, health coverage, transportation and more 
* Advocacy on behalf of the client with professionals (service provider, doctor, court, lawyer, etc.) 
* Preparation for employment in Canada 
* Assessing eligibility for social services and financial assistance 
* Support with review of Immigration applications 
* Citizenship Workshops 
* Parenting Information/Workshop 
* Assistance in settlement for newcomer families into the Halton school system 
* Interpretation and Translation – please visit the Connections website for more information 
* Commissioner of Oaths: Commissioners of Oath Services are offered at no cost by appointment only  
 
Community Connections Mentorship Program (formerly HOST Program)  
* group activities for newly arrived immigrants and refugees of all ages to help orient them to their new community and establish social and professional networks  
* trained and experienced volunteer mentors assist with focus on citizenship and civic engagement or skills and career development  
 
* Computer classes for beginners focusing on teaching the very basic computer skills: keyboard, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. 
 
* English Conversation Circles helps to build confidence speaking English and meet new people. Groups are offered in Burlington, Oakville and Milton 
 
* English Conversation Circle for seniors:This weekly session helps seniors to learn and practice daily conversation. This program is offered in Burlington, Oakville and Milton. 
 
•Social Circle for Seniors program is a great opportunity to meet other seniors in community. This program is offered in Milton. 
 
Check the link below to get information on how to help refugees in Halton 
Refugees in Halton
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton North
Eligibility *Canadian citizens 
* Permanent residents 
* Convention refugees 
* refugee claimants 
* visitors
Application Contact for program application information
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Croatian ; Farsi ; Hindi ; Mandarin ; Polish ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Spanish ; Ukrainian ; Urdu ; Interpretive Services - ; Translation Services ; Serbian
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Conversation Partners ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Syrian Community ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues

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