Access Support

When you are preparing to move to Cape Breton and need support, there are a number of places you can turn. Great first steps might include connecting with a local welcome group or settlement service provider.

Nova Scotia Labour, Skills and Immigration – Resources for Immigrants & Newcomers

The Nova Scotia Labour, Skills and Immigration has an excellent recourse available through their Room To Live campaign and website. Through this website, you’ll be able to find information on immigration, settlement, the Atlantic Immigration Program, Employer Support, and much more.

Cape Breton Welcome Network

The Cape Breton Welcome Network represents a number of local, volunteer-led welcome groups in communities across Cape Breton-Unama’ki. These enthusiastic volunteers are committed to helping newcomers to feel welcome in their new homes. If you’re preparing for a move to the Island, check to see where your nearest welcome group might be and feel free to reach out to them!

Settlement Service Providers

Settlement service providers are dedicated to welcoming newcomers to the Island. They work hard to meet the diverse needs of newcomers and to ensure their successful settlement in Cape Breton-Unama’ki. Settlement services providers on the Island include the Cape Breton Island Centre for Immigration and YREACH.

Resources on this Site

Whether you are looking for support with finding housing, employment, childcare, or another aspect of your move – this website is packed with information to point you in the right direction. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Email and we’ll see what we can do to help!

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Last Modified: May 18, 2022