The Red Book of Hamilton

Immigrants Working Centre

Alinamaria Rodriguez, Executive Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator
Areas Served Hamilton (City of)
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
LanguageEnglish; French; German; Spanish; Polish; Arabic; Punjabi; Russian; Urdu; Bengali; Hindi; Romanian; Filipino (Tagalog & Ilocano); Croatian; Serbian; Additional Languages Spoken - Amharic; Assyrian; Cambodian (Khmer); Turkish; Pashto; Cantonese; Swahili; Kurdish; Karen
AccessibilityPartially Accessible - First Floor only; Elevator accessibility to third floor classrooms.
FeesNone
Agency Type Non Profit;Registered Charity
Established 1988
 
905-529-5209
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Address
8 Main St E Unit 101
Hamilton ON L8N 1E8
On bus routes
(1) KING
(2) BARTON
(3) CANNON
(4) BAYFRONT
(5) DELAWARE - STONEY CREEK
(6) ABERDEEN
(7) LOCKE
(8) YORK
(34) UPPER PARADISE
(10) B-LINE

Provides support for immigrant and refugee families as they adjust to life in Hamilton. Services are available for men and women. Childminding is available for parents accessing services.

Assistance is provided with:

Finding a place to live

Learning English

Finding employment

Completing forms and applications

Dealing with family issues

Services and programs include:

One-on-one verbal cultural interpretation and translation for clients

Referrals for housing, healthcare, education, community services, and bridging programs

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

Settlement counselling

Job search workshops

Leadership programs

Community connections

Hamilton Newcomer's Club

WorkLINC Employment Preparation Program

Unpack Magazine (unpackmag.ca)

Eligibility

Age 18 years and older; * Newcomers to Hamilton * Permanent Residents and Convention Refugees are eligible for most of the programs. * Some programs are restricted for Permanent Residents and Convention Refugees.

Application

Contact for information