Domestic Violence Resources

Are you or someone you know a victim of domestic violence? Emergency contacts: Police: 911 Halifax Regional Police Victim Services: 902-490-5300 (Interpretation available) Transition House Association of Nova Scotia: 902-429-7287 Avalon Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner: 902-425-0122 Provincial Victims Services: 1-888-470-0773 RCMP Victim Services: 902-426-1280 Non-emergency contacts: ISANS Specialized Settlement Support … Read more

COVID-19 Update – March 16

All ISANS offices are now officially closed. Staff are delivering services by phone and online. If you are an active client receiving individual or group service, staff will contact you about options. All online workshops, programs, and classes will continue as normal. If you have an urgent settlement issue, please contact your … Read more

COVID-19 Update – March 13

We understand that news around COVID-19 is causing concern for members of our community. While there are currently no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, we have implemented the following protocol to help prevent the spread of COVID-19: – ISANS clients, staff, or volunteers who travel internationally must quarantine … Read more

COVID-19 Update – March 11

ISANS understands that news around COVID-19 is causing concern for members of our community. While there are currently no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia and the risk remains low at this time, ISANS has undertaken a number of steps to address this issue. These include: – Creating a … Read more

Celebrate African Heritage Month 2020

Each February, African Heritage Month honours the legacy of Black Canadians.  The theme of this year’s African Heritage Month is “Ties that Bind: Faith, Family and Community,” which acknowledges the essential traits that sustain the strength, resiliency, and togetherness of the African Nova Scotian community. Falling under the “Recognition” pillar … Read more