PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS INFORMATION IS INTENDED FOR PROFESSIONALS IN THE SETTLEMENT AND INTEGRATION SECTOR, IF YOU ARE A NEWCOMER, CLICK HERE.

As a precaution, the ARAISA office is currently closed, and the team is working remotely. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, we’re still here for you: info@araisa.ca.

We are all concerned about the unprecedented situation that we are currently experiencing. Settlement and integration organizations are facing significant challenges today.
To support our members and the sector in general, we have compiled on this page a few resources to help professionals in the sector.

We also invite front-line workers and management staff to join the conversation in the Current Events and Settlement Group on SettleNet.org (the national community of practice). There, you will be able to share resources and best practices with your peers across Canada.

National Information


Information for your clients

Here are resources that you might find helpful when you are dealing with clients during this COVID-19 crisis.


Measures taken by organizations in the region

ARAISA members are taking necessary measures to protect staff and clients. You can consult their updated information on their website or social media:


Business Continuity Plan 

Are you struggling with creating and implementing your Business Continuity Plan? These resources might help you.


Info for employers


Provincial information

Each Atlantic provincial government has a section dedicated to information on COVID-19 on their websites. They include useful local information.


COVID-19 and mental health

Some of you may be feeling stressed and anxious about the current situation. Here are resources to help you manage anxiety:


Working from home tips

Many organizations are turning to remote work. It can be a challenge both for the employer and the employees. We created a dedicated page with many helpful resources on technology, security, general tips, etc. Visit the page