Strengthening Services to Newcomers in Hamilton: Connecting the System
Attention front-line staff:
In light of recent changes to Hamilton's settlement services do you know where to send your newcomer clients for services?
Find the answers to your questions by joining your colleagues for a interactive half day community information forum on Friday, October 21, 2011 at the Scottish Rite.
�Visit 40+ displays
�Listen to 5 brief workshops on key issues that affect newcomers such as: Settlement, Health, Education, Employment, and Housing
�Provide feedback on what is working, and what needs to be strengthened, in the area of newcomers services
You are invited to register for either a morning or afternoon session. The information shared will be the same in each session.
Please register here.
If you have any questions regarding the event please call Cyndi Ingle at 905-521-5777 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Workforce Focus, September 2011- Health Care
Health care is a prominent industry in Hamilton, proportionately larger than the provincial average. More specifically, employment in hospitals is 14% greater in Hamilton than across Ontario. In the hospital subsector 80% of workers are considered prime working age, that is, between 25-54 years of age, most have completed post secondary education, typically at the college level, and have a median income of $54,369.Read the Workforce Focus here.