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Organization: HMC Connections - Connections  
Phone Numbers: 905-842-2486 ext 256 or 225
After Hours: 647-223-0087 and 24/7 services
Fax: 905-842-8807
c/o Connections
1092 Speers Rd
Oakville, ON
L6L 2X4
Intersection: Fourth Line and Speers Rd
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9 am–4:30 pm * Thu 9 am-8 pm
Public Contacts: Hanadi Almasri - Director
905-842-2486 ext 225 *
Kim Jenkinson - Executive Director
905-852-2486 ext 222
Service Description: 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

Fees: Service * Fees are not applicable to clients receiving financial assistance from the Social Services Department
Application: Call for information
Eligibility / Target Population: Anyone requiring interpretation or translation services
Languages: English * French * American Sign Language (ASL) * Arabic * Bengali * Chinese * Chinese (Cantonese) * Chinese (Mandarin) * Croatian * Farsi * German * Gujarati * Hindi * Hungarian * Interpretive Services * Japanese * Korean * Mandarin * Polish * Portuguese * Punjabi * Romanian * Spanish * Tamil * Ukrainian * Urdu
Language Notes: others on request
Area Served:
Bolton Caledon, Bramalea, Brampton, Burlington, Dufferin, Guelph–Puslinch, Halton Hills, Hamilton, Milton, North Etobicoke, Malton, West Woodbridge, North West Mississauga, Oakville, South West Mississauga, Wellington  

This information was last completely updated on October 12, 2018

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Updated October 12, 2018
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