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HMC Connections

Service: Settlement Services

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Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Please be aware that all HMC offices will be closed to the public effective March 16th 2020 to April 6th 2020. At this time all public events and meetings are cancelled.  
 
HMC is offering services virtually online, by phone and by email. 
 
Our office hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30 pm with extended hours on Wednesday and Thursday until 8pm.  
 
Please refer to HMC website for additional information on how to set up a virtual appointment during this time
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-842-2486 ext 221
Fax 905-842-8807
E-Mail info@hmcconnections.com
Website hmcconnections.com/services/counselling-settlement/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/HaltonMC
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/HMCConnections
Primary Contact Babur Mobarak, Program Manager; Phone: 905-842-2486; Email: bmobarak@hmcconnections.com
Alternate Contact Margarita Cardona, Program Coordinator
Volunteer Coordinator Babur Mobarak, Program Manager
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1979
Primary Executive Kim Jenkinson, Executive Director; Phone: 905-842-2486; Email: kjenkinson@hmcconnections.com
Funding Regional / Municipal - Halton Region ; Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI); Trillium Foundation ; Federal - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) ; Donations ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Please be aware that all HMC offices will be closed to the public effective March 16th 2020 to April 6th 2020. At this time all public events and meetings are cancelled.  
 
HMC is offering services virtually online, by phone and by email. 
 
Our office hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30 pm with extended hours on Wednesday and Thursday until 8pm.  
 
Please refer to HMC website for additional information on how to set up a virtual appointment during this time 
 
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The program offers assistance in accessing a wide range of settlement services including: 
 
* orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate employment and programs to welcome newcomers to the community 
* needs assessments along with information and referral to community services 
* short term adjustment counselling 
* assistance with education, health care, housing 
* assistance with citizenship applications and citizenship test preparation 
* job search and employment counselling as well as assistance to establish social and professional networks to promote community engagement 
* interpretation and translation 
* cultural competency training available for local agencies to ensure they have the tools and training to work with a variety of cultures 
* visit the website or call for additional information
Hours Oakville office (Speers Rd) Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * Thu 9 am-8 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Canadian citizens * permanent residents * convention refugees * refugee claimants * visitors
Application Varies with program * call for information
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Bosnian ; Chinese - Cantonese ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Croatian ; Farsi ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Japanese ; Korean ; Mandarin ; Punjabi ; Romanian ; Russian ; Serbian ; Spanish ; Tagalog ; Urdu ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
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
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Immigration / Sponsorship ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Refugees
Service Categories Citizenship Application Assistance ; Citizenship Education ; Citizenship Test Preparation ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues

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