Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact organizations listed here prior to visiting in person to receive the most current service information.

Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton

Site: Oakville - Mailing Address

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-815-6184
E-Mail info@ccah.ca
Website https://www.ccah.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/CANADIANCARIBBEANASSOCIATIONOFHALTON/
Instagram Instagram: instagram.com/ccahofficial
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/canadian-caribbean-association-of-halton/
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCImHsxJLOkWVsUd_u_Hr2SQ/
Primary Contact Youth Programs; Email: youth@ccah.ca
Contact Form https://www.ccah.ca/contact.html
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A non-profit charitable organization dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion, supporting cultural development, encouraging civic engagement through volunteering, and offering arts and educational programs
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1977
Primary Executive Andrew Tyrrell, President
Funding City / Town ; Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Foundation
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Offers a variety of programs aimed at engaging all members of the community including youth, adults, and seniors 
 
Black History Tour: Bike or Walk 
* CCAH will provide maps over the summer (2021) to encourage learning about Oakville's rich Black history while being active outdoors 
* Bronte Route  
* Kerr Route 
 
CCAH Reading Corner  
* in partnership with the Milton Public Library 
* hosting book readings virtually that feature Black authors 
* program is geared towards children 5-10 yrs, but all are welcome 
* registration is required 
 
Inspire the Leaders of Tomorrow - Summer 2021 
* in partnership with Halton Regional Police Services 
* annual Youth Leadership in Action workshops, for youth 12-18 yrs 
* use various art forms to explore the topics of cultural identity, conflict resolution, time management, and goal setting 
* eligible participants earn community involvement hours towards their high school community service requirement 
* for more information on the 2021 program, click here 
 
CCAH Community Fridge 
* in partnership with Caribbean Vibes, Milton 
* a community fridge stocked with fresh vegetables, fresh fruit, frozen meat, bread, some dairy, and frozen meals 
* items change every week depending on food rescued by Food for Life or generous donations by local businesses 
* first come, first serve, no appointments necessary  
* see here for more details 
 
Canada Summer Jobs - 2021 Applications Closed 
* in partnership with Employment and Social Development Canada 
* helping young people between 15 and 30 yrs, particularly those facing barriers to employment, get the information and gain the skills, work experience and abilities they need to transition successfully into the labour market 
 
Sizzlin' Halton 
* in partnership with local chefs, CCAH has created six educational cooking classes that focus on cultural foods 
* videos will be released throughout 2021 via COGECO and then on the CCAH YouTube channel 
 
From Clef Notes to Canvas 
* an interactive and facilitated art session that takes emotion felt from songs to fuel creation on canvas 
* painting experience is not required 
* session facilitated by Omar ‘Oms’ Hopkinson, a member of Arts Milton Board of Directors 
​ 
Steelpan Lessons - Sept 19 to Nov 28, 2021 (10 sessions) 
* a unique cross-generational program that invites both youth and seniors to learn the art of steelpan 
* improve concentration and memory while socializing and having fun 
 
Parang Lessons - Sept 12 to Nov 28, 2021 (6 sessions every other week) 
* Parang is a popular folk music originating from Trinidad and Tobago and is practiced throughout the Caribbean 
* learn to play the ukulele, cuatro, guitar or selection of percussion instruments
Hours See website
Dates See website 
* Black History Month Events - Feb 
* Steelpan Lessons - Sep 19 to Nov 28, 2021 (10 sessions)  
* Parang Lessons - Sep 12 to Nov 28, 2021 (6 sessions, every other week) 
* Emancipation Day Events - Aug
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Varies by program
Application register online
Languages English
Fees Membership ; None
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville, ON
 
View Google Map
Mailing Address c/o Andrew Tyrrell 
Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre 
2302 Bridge Rd, Rm A071 
Oakville, ON L6L 2G6
Physical Access Fully Accessible - class location
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Arts and Hobby Instruction ; Cultural Heritage Groups ; Multicultural Organizations
Service Categories Cultural Heritage Groups ~ Caribbean Community ; Leadership Development ~ Youth ; Music Instruction ; Neighbourhood Welcoming Services ~ Caribbean Community

Any omissions are unintentional and HIP disclaims any liability for unauthorized use or reproduction of any portion of this site. For a complete copyright and license statement please refer to our Terms of Use.