Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name CCMP ; Community Connection Mentorship Program ; Community Connections Mentorship Program ; Community Settlement ; HMC ; HOST Program ; Job Search Workshops
Former Name HOST Program
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 905-842-2486; 
North Oakville 905-257-1555; 
Burlington 905-631-1048; 
Milton 905-864-6565
Fax 905-842-8807 Oakville
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Allison Richardson, Executive Assistant; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 248
Volunteer Coordinator Mira Jankovic, Community Connections Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 230; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A full service settlement agency serving newcomers and immigrants.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1979
Primary Executive Kim Jenkinson, Executive Director; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 222; Email:
Alternate Executive Trivi Mehendale, President
Funding Regional / Municipal ; 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)
Service Information
Description (Service) Programs offered:  
* 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) 
* 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
Hours Thu 9 am-8 pm 
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility * Canadian citizens, immigrants, Permanent Residents, convention refugees, refugee claimants and visitors to Canada
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Chinese - Cantonese ; Croatian ; Farsi ; German ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Hungarian ; Italian ; Japanese ; Korean ; Mandarin ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Romanian ; Russian ; Somali ; Spanish ; Urdu ; Interpretive Services
Fees Service - translation/interpretation and training ; None
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Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
1092 Speers Rd
Oakville, ON L6L 2X4
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Intersection Fourth Line and Speers Rd
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Human Relations Groups ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Interpretation/Translation ; Newcomer Settlement Services
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