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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 Regina Goze, Community Connections Program Coordinator; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 250; Email:
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: 
For all ages:
  • Career Mentorship 
  • settlement mentorship 
  • cultural presentation 
  • group mentorship sessions 
  • Computer classes 
  • English conversation circles
For Seniors:
  • English conversation circle 
  • social circle
For Youth:
  • homework help 
  • art workshop 
  • in-school youth mentorship 
  • newcomer youth Leadership
Hours Office: 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 
  • ages varies by program
Application Call 905-842-2486 ext 221 to register
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Bosnian ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dari ; Farsi ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Korean ; Lithuanian ; Pashto ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Romanian ; Russian ; Serbian ; Spanish ; Tagalog ; Urdu ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Site Information
Site Location Offered at various locations throughout Halton
Located In Community Halton Region
Mailing Address 1092 Speers Rd 
Oakville, ON L6L 2X4
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 Literacy Training Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Conversation Partners ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Homework Help Programs ~ Immigrants/Refugees ; Newcomer Settlement Services

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