Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton

Site: Mailing Address

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-815-6184
E-Mail ccah79@hotmail.com
Website www.ccah.ca/
Primary Contact Pamela Chase, Secretary; Phone: 905-827-4673
Alternate Contact Tyler Gallant, Youth Coordinator; Email: youth@ccah.ca
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Mailing Address c/o Veronica Tyrrell 
Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre 
2302 Bridge Rd, Rm A071 
Oakville, ON L6L 2G6
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name CCAH
Agency Information
Description (Agency) An association which strives to promote education regarding different cultures and their impact upon our community.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Veronica Tyrrell, President; Phone: (Residence) 905-257-0581
Funding Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Promotes mutual respect, acceptance and harmony among members of the community by: 
* providing resources for public education, programs and activities 
* increasing communication by breaking down barriers and building bridges of understanding between ethnocultural groups, institutions and the community 
 
Activities include: 
* Youth Leadership Workshop program  
* Caribbean and African Dance classes  
* community art classes for seniors and teens 
* steelpan music classes for all ages  
* seminars and workshops 
* social, cultural, educational and charitable activities for Black History Month 
* awards gala dinner-Four Pillars awards  
* Roots of Freedom Festival celebrating Oakville's black history with tour of Underground Railway 
* Emancipation Day Picnic  
* fundraising
Hours Caribbean and African Dance, Art and Steelpan classes Sun 12:30 pm-3 pm 
* Youth - Sun 1 pm-2 pm 
* Adults - Sun 2 pm-3 pm  
* all classes at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre, 2302 Bridge Rd 
* call 905-827-4673 to register
Dates * Sheridan College poster exhibit: first week of Feb 
* Awards Dinner and Scholarship event: first Sat in May 
* Carousel of Nations: Jul  
* Emancipation Day (in conjunction with the Oakville Museum): first Mon of Aug  
* Roots of Freedom Festival: Oct  
* celebrates Oakville's Black History, includes tour of underground railroad and features "COLOURBlind!" art exhibits
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility * Youth Leadership In Action programs 11-18 years
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Membership
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Cultural Heritage Groups ~ Caribbean Community ; Music Instruction ; Neighbourhood Welcoming Services ~ Caribbean Community
Other Details
Resources events calendar, brochures, business directory

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