Halton Multicultural Council

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Record #: OAK0136 Last Modified: 24 Apr 2014 Last Full Update: 07 Apr 2014 Update Schedule: 25 Apr 2015
Record Owner: OAK Date Created: 02 Oct 2003 Date Deleted: N/A  
Organization Info
Alternate NameCCMP ; Community Connection Mentorship Program ; Community Connections Mentorship Program ; Community Settlement ; HMC ; HOST Program ; Job Search Workshops ; Welcome Centre
Location
Address1092 Speers Rd
Oakville, ON L6L 2X4
 
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Located In CommunityOakville
Nearest Main IntersectionFourth Line and Speers Rd
Areas ServedHalton Region
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Hours/Dates/Meeting Details
HoursMon, Thu 9 am-8 pm; 
Tue, Wed, Fri 9 am-4:30 pm; 
Contact Information
Office Phone* main 905-842-2486  
* North Oakville 905-257-1555 
* Burlington 905-631-1048 
* Milton 905-864-6565
FaxOakville 905-842-8807
Organization Emailinfo@haltonmc.com
Websitewww.haltonmc.com
Primary ContactAllison Richardson, Executive Assistant; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 248; Email: info@haltonmc.com
Coordinator of VolunteersMira Jankovic, Labour Market/Community Connections Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 230; Email: mjankovic@haltonmc.com
Primary ExecutiveKim Jenkinson, Executive Director; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 222; Email: kjenkinson@haltonmc.com
Alternate ExecutiveTrivi Mehendale, President
Description & Services
DescriptionA community-based settlement agency that provides programs and services to immigrant and refugee communities, enabling every individual, regardless of race or ethnic origin, to participate as full and active members of the community through mutual respect and understanding. 
 
Programs:  
* 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 Thu 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
Broader TermsEducation ; Educational programs ; Family support ; Immigration ; Instructional programs ; Language instruction
SubjectsCitizenship ; English as a second language ; Friendship services ; Immigrants ; Job search training ; Multiculturalism ; Orientation ; Race relations ; Refugees ; Settlement services
Related TermsCitizenship courts ; Citizenship documents ; Cultural communities ; Employment ; Form filling ; Friendly visiting ; Immigration ; Immigration law ; Interpretation ; One parent families ; Resumes ; Translation ; Vocational training
Eligibility* services to Canadian citizens, immigrants, Permanent Residents, convention refugees, refugee claimants and visitors to Canada
FeesService - translation/interpretation and training ; None
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
Directory Description and Headings
Seniors Directory DescriptionAH
Seniors Directory HeadingsMulticultural
Other Details
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)