Halton Multicultural Council

Site: Oakville - Dundas St E - North Oakville Office

Service: Halton Multicultural Council

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Record #: OAK4343 Last Full Update: 25 May 2015
Agency and Service Names
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
Contact Information
Office Phone905-257-1555
Social MediaFacebook Facebook
Primary ContactLydia Law, Language Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-257-1555 ext 225; Email: llaw@haltonmc.com
Alternate ContactNeda Attar, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 905-257-1555; Email: nbasri-attar@haltonmc.com
Volunteer CoordinatorMira Jankovic, Community Connections Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 230; Email: mjankovic@haltonmc.com
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameHalton Multicultural Council
Legal Status(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Primary ExecutiveKim Jenkinson, Executive Director; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 222; Email: kjenkinson@haltonmc.com
Alternate ExecutiveTrivi Mehendale, President
FundingRegional / Municipal - Halton Region ; Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, Trillium Foundation ; Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; United Way - Oakville ; Supporting Communities Partnership Initiative (SCPI)
Service Information
Description (Service)A 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 Tool (CILISAT)
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas ServedHalton Region
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.
Additional Services at this Site
Site Information
Located In CommunityIroquois Ridge North
Address & Map
380 Dundas St E, Unit D-11
Oakville, ON L6H 6Z9
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IntersectionTrafalgar Rd and Dundas St
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - designated parking at entrance
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesAdult Mentoring Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Career Exploration ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Prejob Guidance ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues
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