Information Oakville

Site: Oakville Central Library

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-815-5952
Fax 905-815-2024
E-Mail informationoakville@oakville.ca
Website www.opl.on.ca/services/info-oakville.php
Social Media Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/HIPinfoOnline
Primary Contact Marcus Logan, Manager, Community Information; Phone: 905-815-2042 ext 5091; Email: marcus.logan@oakville.ca
Site Information
Site Location Centennial Square
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville Central Library
120 Navy St, 2nd Flr
Oakville, ON L6J 2Z4
 
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Intersection Navy St and Lakeshore Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A community information centre providing information and referral to community organizations and programs that serve residents of Halton Region. 
 
Information Oakville is a founding member of the Halton Information Providers (HIP). The purpose of HIP is to support the needs of the residents of Halton by maintaining consistent and credible standards of community and human service information. 
 
Information Oakville is also a founding member of the Community Information Online Consortium (CIOC). CIOC is a consortium of information providers who are using the software which the Halton Information Providers and the Halton libraries originally designed and developed.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1975
Funding City / Town - through Oakville Public Library
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Major Services: 
* operates a free and confidential telephone information and referral service providing individuals and organizations with current information on services available for Oakville residents  
 
* in cooperation with the other Halton Information Centres, makes available the Halton Community Services Database of approximately 4,000 records pertaining to non-profit and government organizations providing services in the Halton area 
 
* provides free verbal information and referral, houses a large display of free pamphlets, flyers, newspapers, newsletters and brochures and maintains a community notice board 
 
* provides a variety of brochures and pamphlets from community agencies and nonprofits, free to the public 
 
* provides a variety of directories and various lists of community organizations 
 
* maintains a current calendar of events in Oakville that is available through the Oakville Public Library website
Hours Administration: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Information Desk: Mon-Thu 9:30 am-9 pm * Fri, Sat 9:30 am-5 pm * Sun 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or email for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - available at Information Desk
Fees None - some exceptions for special requests
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Community Calendars ; Comprehensive Information and Referral ; Directory/Resource List Publication

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