Halton Information Providers

Site: Oakville Public Library

Contact Information
Office Phone Community information 905-815-2046;  
Administration 905-815-5952
Fax 905-815-2024 (mark 'attn HIP')
E-Mail hip@oakville.ca
Website hipinfo.ca
Social Media Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/HIPinfoOnline
Primary Contact Marcus Logan, Manager, Community Information, Oakville Public Library; Phone: 905-815-2042 ext 5091; Email: marcus.logan@oakville.ca
Site Information
Located In Community Old Oakville
Address & Map
120 Navy St
Oakville, ON L6J 2Z4
View Google Map
Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Lakeshore Rd E
Mailing Address c/o Information Oakville
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name HIP
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A coalition of the five Community Information Centres and the Child Care Directory and Information Line in Halton Region, formed with the goal of: 
* minimizing duplication in the collection and management of community information 
* providing a comprehensive database of community and human service information maintained to AIRS standards 
Information Burlington 
Information Halton Hills 
Information Milton 
Information Oakville 
The Halton Resource Connection, Child Care Directory and Information Line
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1988
Funding City / Town ; Regional / Municipal ; Fees ; * four of the HIP partners are services of their local public libraries
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The primary purpose of each centre is to: 
* provide free and confidential information to connect people to the social and community services and programs available in Halton  
* jointly maintain the public online Halton Community Services Database and publish print and electronic publications  
Additional services include specialized services for other nonprofit information and referral organizations, including:  
* community information data syndication and leasing  
* custom views of the Halton Community Services Database for targeted subject areas 
Member of InformOntario, InformCanada and AIRS (Alliance of Information and Referral Systems). 
Regional community information providers to Ontario 211 Services, thehealthline.ca, Health Care Options website, the Halton Child Care Directory and Information Line and other local, regional and provincial projects.
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Not applicable
Languages English
Fees None - for core services ; fees for value-added services, including but not limited to bespoke web application and database development, and publication of data products
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Comprehensive Information and Referral ; Directory/Resource List Publication ; Information and Referral Associations

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