Build your future here with ISANS

Last year, ISANS worked with over 10,000 immigrants to build a future in Nova Scotia. We're here to help you find your pathway to possibility.


ISANS is a non-profit organization that provides settlement and integration services to immigrants who are in or are destined for communities across Nova Scotia. By offering comprehensive programs and supports, as well as a dedicated and caring team, we help immigrants build a promising future here.

As the front door to many of Nova Scotia’s immigrants, our goal is to create a community where all can belong and grow, in turn building a stronger Nova Scotia and Canada for all.

Pre-Arrival and New Immigrants

Have you just arrived in Nova Scotia, or are you preparing to arrive? Become an ISANS client to gain the skills and practical advice you need to build a future here. Start your pathway to possibility today.

ISANS Clients

You already know how outstanding ISANS programs and services are. Take a look at the latest ISANS has to offer so you can create new skills, memories, and connections on your settlement journey.


Are you busy building your business, but can’t find the talent you need to sustain your growth? Look no further than ISANS supports for employers to help attract and retain immigrant talent.

Latest Updates From ISANS


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You’re Invited! ISANS Open House 2023

ISANS Open House 2023, Tuesday, December 5th We invite you to our special yearly event....
Small Business of the Year winner Podstarter and finalists: The Big Moustache Hair Studio, Starfish Painters, Temi Bakes, and Maritimes Immigration Consulting.

2023 Immigrant Entrepreneurship Awards

We had an amazing time celebrating our 2023 Immigrant Entrepreneurship Awards event at the Halifax...


You are curious at heart and like to see the full picture. Explore the complete list of ISANS programs and services to see everything we have to offer to help you build a future in Nova Scotia.


Impact Stories

Every year, our programs and services impact the lives of thousands of immigrants to Nova Scotia. Read some of their stories here.