Halton Multicultural Council

North Oakville Office

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Record #: OAK4343 Last Modified: 03 Feb 2014 Last Full Update: 07 May 2013 Update Schedule: 27 Apr 2014
Record Owner: OAK Date Created: 20 Jun 2006 Date Deleted: N/A  
Organization Info
Alternate NameCCMP ; Community Connection Mentorship Program ; Community Connections Mentorship Program ; HMC ; HOST Program ; Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program ; Immigration Settlement and Adaptation Program ; ISAP ; Job Search Workshops
Address380 Dundas St E, Unit D-11
Oakville, ON L6H 6Z9
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Located In CommunityOakville (Iroquois Ridge North)
Nearest Main IntersectionTrafalgar Rd and Dundas St
Areas ServedHalton Region
Wheelchair AccessibilityPartially Accessible
Hours/Dates/Meeting Details
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Contact Information
Office Phone905-257-1555 
Organization Emailinfo@haltonmc.com
Primary ContactLydia Law, Language Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-257-1555 ext 225; Email: llaw@haltonmc.com
Alternate ContactNeda Attar, Language Program Support Worker; Phone: 905-257-1555; Email: nbasri-attar@haltonmc.com
Coordinator of VolunteersMargarita Cardona, Community Connections Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 228; Email: mcardona@haltonmc.com
Primary ExecutiveKim Jenkinson, Executive Director; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 222; Email: kjenkinson@haltonmc.com
Alternate ExecutiveTrivi Mehendale, President
Description & Services
DescriptionA community agency dedicated to enabling every individual, regardless of race or ethnic origin, to participate as full and active members of the community through fostering mutual respect and understanding of one another.  
Programs include: 
Settlement program 
* services that enable immigrants and refugees to integrate into Canadian society including orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate employment and programs to welcome newcomers to the community  
Community Connections Mentorship Program 
* for youth ages 13-24, adults and older adults 
* 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 
* Transitional Housing for newcomers  
* Enhanced Language Training for Office management and Accountants 
* Labour Market Access Program 
* Interpretation & Translation  
* Job Search workshop and clinic  
* Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) 
* Cultural Interpreter Language & Interpretation Skills Assessment Toll (CILISAT) 
Broader TermsEducation ; Educational programs ; Family support ; Immigration ; Instructional programs ; Language instruction
SubjectsEnglish as a second language ; Friendship services ; Immigrants ; Interpretation ; Multiculturalism ; Orientation ; Refugees ; Settlement services ; Translation
Related TermsCitizenship courts ; Citizenship documents ; Cultural communities ; Form filling ; Friendly visiting ; Immigration ; Immigration law ; One parent families ; Race relations
EligibilityHalton Multicultural Council programs & services are available to: 
* Canadian Citizens * permanent residents * convention refugees * refugee claimants 
* visitors
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Chinese - Cantonese ; Croatian ; Farsi ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Hungarian ; Japanese ; Korean ; Mandarin ; Punjabi ; Romanian ; Spanish ; Urdu ; Bosnian, Serbian, Tagalog 
Services for languages other than those noted are available through cultural interpreters as per request.
Directory Description and Headings
Seniors Directory DescriptionAH
Seniors Directory HeadingsMulticultural
Other Details
FundingRegional / Municipal - Halton Region ; Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, Trillium Foundation ; Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; United Way - Oakville, Milton ; Supporting Communities Partnership Initiative (SCPI)