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HMC Connections

Service: Community Connections Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-842-2486
Fax 905-842-8807
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Primary Contact Nilofar Yousof, Community Connections Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 234; Email:
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) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Service delivery is frequently changing as a result of COVID-19, please visit website for the most up-to-date information 
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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