Hadayat Rahimi: A Humanitarian’s Journey from Afghanistan to Canada

Hadayat Rahimi (center) with his volleyball colleagues and youth team. When you spend time at ISANS, you’re bound to hear one of the many captivating histories that fill our offices and classrooms. We serve a hugely diverse population of immigrants, and we have staff from more than 70 different countries, each with a unique story…

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Immigrant Health

Immigrant Health staff will assess your and your family’s healthcare needs, and they will also help you access services and resources, especially if you’re experiencing challenges.

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Youth Life Skills

If you are a government-assisted refugee youth (age 15-25) who has arrived in Nova Scotia within the last three months, our Youth Life Skills services will provide you with guidance and support to help you adjust to life in Canada by matching you with a peer youth who speaks your first language.

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Life Skills Support

Our life skills workers provide orientation and support for government-assisted refugee families during their first year in Canada.

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Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP)

Through this program, our resettlement assistance counsellors will welcome you at the airport, help you move into temporary accommodations, and assist you with your immediate needs such as moving into your first apartment, setting up banking, and accessing healthcare.

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Interpretation

Our service interpreters help clients and staff communicate with each other while delivering and receiving ISANS settlement services.

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Translation

Our Interpretation and Translation services help you participate in ISANS programs.

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