HMC Connections

Service: Community Connections Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-842-2486
Fax 905-842-8807
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Primary Contact Babur Mobarak, Community Connections Program Manager; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 232; Email:
Alternate Contact Shinobu Yajima, Community Specialist
Volunteer Coordinator Babur Mobarak
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Kim Jenkinson, Executive Director; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 222; Email:
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI) ; Federal - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) 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 the focus on citizenship and civic engagement or skills and career development 
Programs and activities include: 
All ages: 
* Career Mentorship 
* settlement mentorship 
* cultural presentation 
* group mentorship sessions 
* Computer classes 
* English conversation circles 
* English conversation circle 
* social circle 
* homework help 
* art workshop 
* in-school youth mentorship 
* newcomer youth Leadership
Hours Mon,Tue, Wed, Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * Thu 9 am-8 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
Permanent residents * convention refugees * age depends on the program
Application Call 905-842-2486 ext 221 to register
Languages English ; French ; Albanian ; Arabic ; Bosnian ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dari ; Farsi ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Japanese ; Korean ; Lithuanian ; Pashto ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Romanian ; Russian ; Serbian ; Spanish ; Tagalog ; Tamil ; Turkish ; Twi ; 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 Employment / Training ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Computer & Related Technology Classes ; English as a Second Language ; Newcomer Employment Programs ; Newcomer Employment Resources ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Refugees ; Work Experience
Service Categories Adult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Computer and Related Technology Classes ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Conversation Partners ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Conversation Partners ~ Older Adults ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Homework Help Programs ~ Youth ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Newcomer Settlement Services

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