Your settlement begins here

Last year, ISANS worked with over 1,688 immigrants to build settlement plans that matched their unique needs and goals, while also empowering them to create their own future in Nova Scotia .

Top Three Reasons to Use ISANS Settlement Services

ISANS Settlement Services work with you to identify your settlement goals, and they help you use your strengths and resources to determine your settlement needs and unique pathway.

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A Settlement Journey as Unique as You

No one-size fits all solutions here. Our team works with you to build a unique settlement plan to address your immigration challenges and empower you to use your skills to create your future.

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Crisis, Family, Well-Being, and Health Supports When you Need them Most

ISANS offers specialized crisis, family, and well-being supports for immigrants. Whether you are experiencing crisis or want to learn ways to be more mindful, our settlement services have the support and programs for you.

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Settlement Navigators for your Practical Settlement Questions

Learn how to navigate your new life in Nova Scotia through various topics such as government programs, community integration, and your rights and responsibilities.


Check out all the programs and services that our settlement team has to offer on your journey to build your future in Nova Scotia.

Impact Stories

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ISANS provides settlement and integration programs and services to immigrants who are in, or are destined for, communities across Nova Scotia. Through our programs and services, we help immigrants build a future in Nova Scotia.

As the front door to many of Nova Scotia’s immigrants, we seek to create a community where all can belong and grow, building a stronger Nova Scotia and Canada for all.


Latest Updates from our Settlement Team

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

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Domestic Violence Resources

Are you or someone you know a victim of domestic violence? Emergency contacts: Police: 911...
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HIPPY Program celebrates its new graduates

Thirty-six children aged three to five walked across the “stage” at Bethany United Church on...