Halton Multicultural Council

Site: Oakville - Speers Rd - Oakville Office

Service: Halton Multicultural Council

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Record #: OAK0136 Last Full Update: 07 Apr 2014
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameCCMP ; Community Connection Mentorship Program ; Community Connections Mentorship Program ; Community Settlement ; HMC ; HOST Program ; Job Search Workshops ; Welcome Centre
Contact Information
Office PhoneMain 905-842-2486; 
North Oakville 905-257-1555; 
Burlington 905-631-1048; 
Milton 905-864-6565
Fax905-842-8807 Oakville
E-Mailinfo@haltonmc.com
Websitewww.haltonmc.com
Social MediaFacebook Facebook
Primary ContactAllison Richardson, Executive Assistant; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 248; Email: info@haltonmc.com
Volunteer CoordinatorMira Jankovic, Labour Market/Community Connections Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 230; Email: mjankovic@haltonmc.com
Agency Information
Agency DescriptionA full service settlement agency that offers services to newcomers and immigrants. They offer information, orientation, awareness, community connection programs for youth and seniors, job search workshops, language training, and placements. They also offer certified translation and interpretation services in over 130 languages.
Legal Status(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established1979
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 - Ministry Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; Donations ; United Way - Oakville, Milton ; Supporting Communities Partnership Initiative (SCPI)
Agency Sites
Agency Services
Service Information
DescriptionPrograms:  
* community and youth settlement services  
* transitional housing for newcomers  
* Labour Market Access Program  
* ELT for Office Management and Accountants 
* job search workshop and clinic 
* ESL program 
* interpretation & translation 
* CILISAT (Cultural Interpreter Language & Interpretation Skills Assessment Tool) language proficiency accreditation program  
* Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)  
* Community Connections Program (ages 13 and older) 
 
* offers Commissioner of Oath services by appointment Thursday 1 pm-4 pm 
 
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 
 
HoursMon, Thu 9 am-8 pm; 
Tue, Wed, Fri 9 am-4:30 pm; 
Areas ServedHalton Region
Eligibility* services to Canadian citizens, immigrants, Permanent Residents, convention refugees, refugee claimants and visitors to Canada
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Chinese - Cantonese ; Croatian ; Farsi ; German ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Hungarian ; Italian ; Japanese ; Korean ; Mandarin ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Romanian ; Russian ; Somali ; Spanish ; Urdu ; Interpretive Services
FeesService - translation/interpretation and training ; None
Additional Services at this Site
Site Information
Located In CommunityOakville
Address & Map
1092 Speers Rd
Oakville, ON L6L 2X4
 
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IntersectionFourth Line and Speers Rd
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesAdult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Human Relations Groups ; Immigrant Settlement Services ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Interpretation/Translation ; Refugee Resettlement Services