Halton Information Providers

Site: Oakville Public Library

Record #: BTN2201
Last Modified: 28 May 2024
Last Full Update: 31 Aug 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-815-5952
Fax Attn HIP 905-815-2024
E-Mail hip@oakville.ca
Website hipinfo.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Marcus Logan, Manager, Community Development & Engagement, Oakville Public Library; Phone: 905-815-2042 ext 5091; Email: marcus.logan@oakville.ca
Alternate Contact Mark Winfield, Community Information Database Coordinator, Oakville Public Library; Phone: 905-815-2042 ext 3233; Email: mark.winfield@oakville.ca

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville Public Library, Central Branch
120 Navy St
Oakville, ON L6J 2Z4
 
View Google Map
Intersection Navy St and Lakeshore Rd E
Mailing Address c/o Information Oakville
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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 directory of community and human service information maintained to Inform USA 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 - for special projects ; 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 Directory 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 Directory for targeted subject areas 

Member of InformOntario, InformCanada and Inform USA (formerly the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems) 
 
Regional community information providers to Ontario 211 Services, Home and Community Care Support Services Mississauga Halton, 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

No application required

Languages English
Fees Service ; None - for core services ; fees for value-added services, including but not limited to bespoke web applications and database development, and publication of data products

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