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The Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia delivers the CSS Program locally in Halifax, and provides government assisted refugees with important services upon their first week of arrival, including:

  • Orientation, documentation and housing assistance
  • Referral to community settlement services
  • Life skills and settlement services
  • Youth life skills programs for 15-25 year olds
  • Immigrant health services

 


For more information about this site, you can contact the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia at:

Mumford Professional Centre – 6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120 (second floor)
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3L 4P1
(902) 423-3607
www.isans.ca


What’s New at ISANS?

  • ISANS Mumford office is reopening on July 13!
    We have been working hard to ensure a safe reopening of ISANS and are excited to announce the reopening of our Mumford office for limited services on July 13. To respect health and safety guidelines, we ask clients to read these steps and follow them when visiting us: Book an ... Read more The post ISANS Mumford office is reopening on July 13! appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).
  • Calling for Donations of Non-Medical Masks
    For the safety of clients and staff during the resumption of in-person services, ISANS will be requiring staff and clients to wear masks or face shields when in the ISANS office. Many clients do not have the resources to buy or make their own masks. We are asking for donations ... Read more The post Calling for Donations of Non-Medical Masks appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).
  • Halifax Refugee Clinic named recipient of 2020 ISANS Award
    Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) was pleased to announce the Halifax Refugee Clinic as the recipient of this year’s ISANS Award. The award was presented virtually at the Annual General Meeting on Monday, June 15, 2020. The ISANS Award recognizes an individual, community group, business or employer who ... Read more The post Halifax Refugee Clinic named recipient of 2020 ISANS Award appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).
  • ISANS Stands with Our Community
    ISANS shares the deep concerns being expressed all over the world about anti-black racism. We stand with those impacted by all forms of racism in saying that it cannot and will no longer be tolerated. Challenging racism is everyone’s responsibility.  It is through the voices of our whole community and actions, both small ... Read more The post ISANS Stands with Our Community appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).
  • We Are Here To Support You!
    Our programs and services continue to be available over the phone and online. Connect with your program coordinator to find out what programs and services are being offered and how you can sign up. If you have an urgent settlement issue, please contact your settlement counsellor by phone or email, ... Read more The post We Are Here To Support You! appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).
  • Domestic Violence Resources
    Are you or someone you know a victim of domestic violence? Emergency contacts: Police: 911 Halifax Regional Police Victim Services: 902-490-5300 (Interpretation available) Transition House Association of Nova Scotia: 902-429-7287 Avalon Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner: 902-425-0122 Provincial Victims Services: 1-888-470-0773 RCMP Victim Services: 902-426-1280 Non-emergency contacts: ISANS Specialized Settlement Support ... Read more The post Domestic Violence Resources appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).
  • Collaboration and Growth During COVID-19: The Care for Newcomer Children Program’s Journey
    In a time of social distancing, ISANS’ Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) Program has embarked on a journey of collaboration, innovation, flexibility, and growth. CNC is a program that has traditionally focused on direct, in-person service delivery. Like so many others, the ISANS CNC program has responded rapidly to its ... Read more The post Collaboration and Growth During COVID-19: The Care for Newcomer Children Program’s Journey appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).
  • Statement from ISANS on the Shooting in Rural Nova Scotia
    Today, ISANS mourns with the families of the victims who lost their lives in the terrible violent tragedy that took place Saturday evening and Sunday morning across parts of rural Nova Scotia. Our hearts are broken, and we grieve for these families and all those who have lost loved ones ... Read more The post Statement from ISANS on the Shooting in Rural Nova Scotia appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).
  • Applauding Our Volunteers
    April 19 – 25 is National Volunteer Week and we want to applaud our volunteers! Dedicated, passionate, generous, helpful. These are only a handful of words to describe the people who walk through our doors every day – or connect via phone and online as we work from home – ... Read more The post Applauding Our Volunteers appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).
  • COVID-19 Update – All ISANS Offices Closed Until Further Notice
    Updated April 1 All ISANS offices are closed. Staff are delivering services by phone and online. We are following the COVID-19 situation. We will announce the plan and timing for opening ISANS offices and starting in-person programs again when available. If you are an active client receiving individual or group ... Read more The post COVID-19 Update – All ISANS Offices Closed Until Further Notice appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).