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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?

  • Join us on Saturday, September 26 at Halifax Brewery Market
    Our Bridge to Entrepreneurship program, funded by IRCC, helps entrepreneurial permanent residents and refugees who are learning to speak English join the business world. By offering a targeted English language course for business and a dedicated table at Halifax Brewery Market, this program enables them to test their products and ... Read more The post Join us on Saturday, September 26 at Halifax Brewery Market appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).
  • ISANS Mumford to offer increased in-person services starting September 8th, and ISANS Joseph Howe Opening September 14th for limited Language Classes!
    We have been working hard to ensure a safe reopening of ISANS. We are excited to announce the reopening of our Joseph Howe location for limited language classes and increased in-person services at ISANS Mumford. Language Classes and ECE Services If your class is resuming in-person, you will receive a ... Read more The post ISANS Mumford to offer increased in-person services starting September 8th, and ISANS Joseph Howe Opening September 14th for limited Language Classes! appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).
  • Meet Anthea Taljaard (Van Der Pluym)
    Anthea has been a Business and Workforce Integration client at ISANS since May 2020 and recently opened her gallery at the Eastern Shore, promoting local artists. Learn about her story and her business, Eastern Shore Gallery, in the interview below: What support did ISANS give you? I did the “Introduction to ... Read more The post Meet Anthea Taljaard (Van Der Pluym) appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).
  • Immigrant Youth Employability Project (IYEP)
    T.W. attended the Immigrant Youth Employability Project: “I finished my training at Northwood yesterday and I got my diploma. Starting Monday I will work as CCA I am so happy to get this great opportunity. Thank you so much for thinking about me and the course. You are the key ... Read more The post Immigrant Youth Employability Project (IYEP) appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).
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    Yesterday, a massive explosion shocked Beirut, at least 100 people were killed and 4,000 wounded. Our thoughts are with those directly affected and the community here in Nova Scotia. ISANS has collected a number of resources for those seeking support in this difficult time: https://bit.ly/31jUjCI The post appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).
  • Province announced return to school in September and contingency plans for blended and at-home learning
    On Wednesday, Education Minister Zach Churchill released the government’s back-to-school plan. “The province is planning for all children to return to school on September 8, 2020. This plan may change if direction is provided to the department by Public Health in response to their assessment of changing COVID-19 conditions in ... Read more The post Province announced return to school in September and contingency plans for blended and at-home learning appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (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).
  • Leading the Way: Multi-Stakeholder Work Groups
    A collaborative model for making systemic change in regulated occupations To work in a regulated occupation requires a particular certification or licensure. Skilled immigrants understand the importance of high standards of practice, but they need fair and realistic opportunities to have their qualifications assessed and recognized so they can work in their fields... The post Leading the Way: Multi-Stakeholder Work Groups appeared first on Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).