HMC Connections

Service: Connections

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-842-2486 ext 256 or 225
After Hours Phone 647-223-0087 and 24/7 services
Fax 905-842-8807
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Primary Contact Hanadi Almasri, Director; Phone: 905-842-2486 ext 225 * 905-616-1223; Email:
Alternate Contact Kim Jenkinson, Executive Director, Connections; Phone: 905-852-2486 ext 222
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Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1979
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial - Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI) ; Federal - Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) ; Grants ; United Way - Halton & Hamilton
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides business services that support the community in working with newcomers effectively. 
Services include: 
Interpretation and Cultural Ambassadors 
* work with clients in a variety of situations including assessments, consultations, intakes and meetings  
* can provide interpretation in any style - whisper, simultaneous, consecutive  
* services provided in 130 languages 
* a Cultural Ambassador can communicate the importance and significance of religion and religious practice, family or cultural traditions, or of common beliefs and practices of the person requiring interpretation 
* translate documents including passport stamps, birth and certificates, identification cards or other legal documents  
* provide translation for projects like brochures, flyers, presentations and video transcribing 
* offers CILISAT (Cultural Interpreter Language & Interpretation Skills Assessment Tool), a language proficiency accreditation program  
* offers an online Core Interpreting Training course 
* voice overs for visual production in multiple languages 
* visit the website for more information
Hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9 am–4:30 pm * Thu 9 am-8 pm
Areas Served Guelph ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Peel Region
Eligibility Anyone requiring interpretation or translation services
Application Call for information
Languages English ; French ; American Sign Language (ASL) ; Arabic ; Bengali ; Bosnian ; Chinese ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Croatian ; Farsi ; German ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Hungarian ; Japanese ; Korean ; Mandarin ; Polish ; Portuguese ; Punjabi ; Romanian ; Serbian ; Spanish ; Tagalog ; Tamil ; Ukrainian ; Urdu ; Interpretive Services - others on request ;

HMC Interpretation/Translation offers a variety of languages including but not limited to: Albanian * Amharic * Bosnian * Bulgarian * Czech * Dari * Lithuanian * Oromo * Pashto * Tamil * Turkish * Twi * visit the website for a complete list of languages
Fees Service ; Fees are not applicable to clients receiving financial assistance from the Social Services Department
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
1092 Speers Rd
Oakville, ON L6L 2X4
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Intersection Fourth Line and Speers Rd
Mailing Address c/o Connections
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Newcomers
HCSD Sub Heading Interpretation / Translation
Service Categories Interpretation/Translation

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