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.  
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 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) 
 
* 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