Immigrant Settlement Services
There are friendly and experienced settlement professionals diligently working around Cape Breton – Unama’ki to ensure your arrival and settling into life here is a success.
The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth manages YREACH, the provincial YMCA Settlement Program. YREACH provides information, orientation, and settlement and integration support to newcomers and their families. They work with local partners to create welcoming communities in places outside the Halifax Regional Municipality, including Cape Breton-Unama’ki.
Local YREACH Staff:
Immigrant Settlement Staff
Port Hawkesbury, NS
Cape Breton Island Centre for Immigration
Part of New Dawn Enterprises, the Cape Breton Island Centre for Immigration (CBICI) is dedicated to welcoming newcomers to Cape Breton Island. CBICI works to orient, support, connect, advocate on behalf of, and otherwise meet the needs of newcomers in service of their successful settlement in Cape Breton.
Settlement Counsellor and Interim Manager
(902) 270-5772 ext. 234
Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia
Based in Halifax, the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) offers a number of programs and events that are accessible to newcomers in rural Nova Scotia.
6960 Mumford Road, Suite 2120 (2nd floor), Halifax, Nova Scotia B3L 4P1
Immigration francophone de la Nouvelle-Écosse
Immigration francophone de la Nouvelle-Écosse (IFNÉ) supports francophone newcomers settling in Nova Scotia and helps them to settle in the province, specifically within Acadian and francophone communities.
6960, Ch. Mumford, bureau 2085, Halifax, Nouvelle-Écosse, B3L 4P1
Last Modified: September 17, 2021