New location, same great services: ISANS Desmond

We are happy to announce that on September 10 we are opening additional space in the Bayers Road Professional Centre (Desmond Avenue entrance) so that we can continue to provide timely programs and services to newcomers. The new location, called ISANS Desmond, will help us reduce waitlists for English classes and meet client needs.

At ISANS Desmond, we will provide:

  • All ISANS employment services, including:
    • Employment counselling
    • Pre-employment and job search workshops
    • Profession-specific bridging programs (physicians, pharmacists, nurses, finance, engineers, trades, etc)
    • Competency Assessment Programs (engineering and trades)
    • Career Pathway Loan Fund
    • Youth programs
    • Job Search Resource Centre
  • Some English classes, including Bridge to Work
  • Childcare for clients with appointments and classes
  • Online services

ISANS Desmond will open for services on September 10, at:

7071 Bayers Road, Suite 164 (Desmond Avenue entrance)

Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3L 2C2

What does this mean for you?

  • If you are an ISANS client with an employment specialist, you will go to ISANS Desmond for your appointments starting September 10.
  • If you are an ISANS client in a profession-specific bridging program (physicians, pharmacists, nurses, finance, engineers, trades, etc) you will receive instructions from your program coordinator about changes to your program.
  • If you are taking English classes, your teacher or instructor will tell you if you will be moving.
  • The Job Search Resource Centre, normally located in the computer lab at our Mumford location, will be located at ISANS Desmond starting the week of September 10.

For more information, please talk to your instructor, program coordinator, or employment specialist.