Effective April 8, 2021, the Provincial government has declared a state of emergency and issued a province-wide stay-at-home order.

Services and hours listed on this page may be impacted in response to increased restrictions. Please contact organizations and programs listed here prior to visiting in person in order to receive the most up to date information on services.

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Public Comments 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
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-842-2486 ext 482
Fax 905-635-5970
E-Mail info@hmcconnections.com
Website hmcconnections.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/HaltonMC
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/HMCConnections
Primary Contact Babur Mobarak, Settlement Program Manager; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 232; Email: bmobarak@hmcconnections.com
Alternate Contact Magarita Cardona, Community Settlement Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 228; Email: mcardona@hmcconnections.com
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Kim Jenkinson, Executive Director; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 222; Email: kjenkinson@hmcconnections.com
Funding Regional / Municipal - Halton ; Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, Trillium Foundation ; Federal - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada ; Donations ; United Way - Oakville and Milton ; Supporting Communities Partnership Initiative (SCPI)
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 
Community Settlement program provides services to enable newcomers to integrate into Canadian society through the delivery of orientation programs, citizenship workshops, language and skills training programs, and programs to welcome newcomers to the community 
Referral to Community Services
  • connects clients with specific settlement needs to services available in the community
  • assists newcomers who require extra assistance in communicating in one of the official languages in their day-to-day lives 
  • Interpreters work with clients in a variety of situations, including assessments, consultations, intakes and meetings 
  • provide numerous written translations, such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, identification cards and other legal documents
Solution-Focused Counselling
  • provides short-term guidance and support to clients who encounter difficulties in adjusting to life in Canada and assists them in overcoming these challenges
Employment Related Services
  • prepares clients to seek employment actively by helping to obtain required education certification and/or trade documents that would facilitate job placement
Job Search Workshops (JSW):
  • offered at Oakville and Milton locations 
  • Burlington Job Search Workshops offered at the Centre for Skills Development, for more information see separate listing here
Other Locations: 
Oakville: 1092 Speers Rd, Oakville, ON L6L 2X4, 905-842-2486 
North Oakville: D-11 380 Dundas St E, Oakville, ON L6H 6Z9, 905-257-1555  
Milton: Milton Community Resource Centre, 310 Main St E, Milton, ON L9T 0P4, 905-864-6565
Hours Burlington office: Mon, Wed-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm, Tue 9 am-8 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility HMC programs and services are available to:
  • Canadian Citizens 
  • Permanent Residents 
  • Convention Refugees 
  • Refugee claimants 
  • Visitors
    Application Contact for program application information
    Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Farsi ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Japanese ; Korean ; Lithuanian ; Mandarin ; Oromo ; Pashto ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Romanian ; Russian ; Serbian ; Spanish ; Tagalog ; Urdu ; and others
    Fees Service - document translation fee
    Site Information
    Located In Community Burlington
    Address & Map
    760 Brant St, Unit 7
    Burlington, ON L7R 4B7
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    Intersection Brant St and Ghent Ave
    Physical Access Fully Accessible
    Categories and Classification
    HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training ; Newcomers
    HCSD Sub Heading Immigration / Sponsorship ; Interpretation / Translation ; Newcomer Employment Programs ; Newcomer Employment Resources ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Refugees
    Service Categories Citizenship Application Assistance ; Cultural Transition Counselling ; Employment Documentation/Verification ~ Immigrants (Canada) ; Immigrant Benefits Assistance ; Immigrant/Refugee Employment Programs ; Interpretation/Translation ; Newcomer Settlement Services ; Newcomer Settlement Services ~ Syrian Community ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Immigration Issues

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