The Atlantic Region Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies (ARAISA) is an umbrella group for organizations providing immigrant settlement services in Atlantic Canada. We are the collective voice and regional forum for members committed to settlement and integration of immigrants in the Region, which includes the provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.

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ARAISA Open House — ARAISA's open house was a success! We were glad to welcome you on December 6, 2018 to let you know more about ARAISA's member organizations.

We would like to welcome Carolyn Whiteway as ARAISA's new – and first! - Executive Director. Carolyn has worked in the not-for-profit sector for many years, primarily in the field of international cooperation and with other regional member-based organizations. She is excited to have joined us at a time of growth and looks forward to increasing ARAISA's capacity to contribute to the immigration and settlement sector.