Survival Guide

THE SALVATION ARMY
4169 4th Ave.   867-393-8322 24/7 www.salvationarmy.ca/alberta/ Provides a warm, safe environment for those in need.

SKOOKUM JIM FRIENDSHIP CENTRE . . . . . . . . . . . 3159 3rd Ave.
Offers after school tutoring for high school students, prenatal nutrition, traditional parenting, training and Northwest Territories post-secondary funding, youth diversion, youth leadership, children and youth recreation programs and employment services.
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm  867-633-7680 Call for various program hours.

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306 Alexander St.
After school programs, hot meals and a safe and supportive atmosphere for 11 to 18 year olds. Wednesday to Saturday, 3pm to 9pm  867-393-2824

GOLDEN AGE SOCIETY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4061A 4th Ave.
Gathering space for seniors, 55 and over, to socialize, participate in activities, and promote, support and advance cultural, recreational, athletic and charitable activities in the Yukon. Membership is $22 per year. Call for program information Monday to Friday 10am to 1pm, or check our website. 867-668-5538 www.yukon-seniors-and-elders.org

CAIRS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4194A 4th Ave.
(COMMITTEE ON ABUSE IN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS SOCIETY) Offers a wide range of support services and referrals. Call for hours.  867-667-2247

WHITEHORSE PUBLIC LIBRARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1171 Front St.
Free use of internet, DVDs, CDs, newspapers, magazines, audiobooks, e-books, large-print and multi-lingual books. Programming for youth. Free library card with proof of Yukon residency.
Monday to Thursday 10am to 9pm, Friday to Sunday 10am to 6pm Z 867-667-5239 www.ypl.gov.yk.ca

YUKON LEARN SOCIETY . . . . . . . . . . . . . Suite B, 2158 2nd Ave.
Provides free adult literacy programs and services, access to computers and internet, one-on-one tutoring, small group instruction, computer courses and access to resources for a $5 annual membership. Ages 16 and up.
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm Z 867-668-6280 Toll-free: 1-888-668-6280 www.yukonlearn.com

YOUTH DROP-IN . . . . . . .  Canada Games Centre, 200 Hamilton Blvd.
For youth age 12 to 17, facilitated programming with arts and crafts, table tennis, guest speakers, sports and games. Fridays and Saturdays, 6pm to 10pm. Entry with purchase of a wristband.  867-668-8360

YOUTH OF TODAY SOCIETY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 404C Ogilvie St.
A Community Art Centre for ages 15 to 30 offering independent life and home skills, youth programs and job development. Dinner served from 5:30pm to 6pm. Monday to Friday 3pm to 8pm  867-633-9687 www.youthoftodaysociety.com

VICTORIA FAULKNER WOMEN’S CENTRE . . . . . . . . 503 Hanson St.
A friendly space for all women offering assistance with legal aid, housing and employment opportunities. Drop in to use the internet, showers, library and laundry. Free Rural Pregnant Mom’s Suite available, first come, first served. Monday to Friday 11am to 3pm Z 867-667-2693 Victoria Faulker Women’s Centre

A SAFE PLACE (Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre) . . . 503 Hanson St.
A low barrier, drop-in program offering food, support and activities. Low barrier means women who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol are welcome to access this service, as long as they are not a threat to others or themselves. All women and their children are welcome. Showers available.
Friday to Sunday 5pm to 8pm Z 867-667-2693 vfwcsafeplace@gmail.com

OUTREACH VAN
Safety, support and harm reduction services provided through a needle exchange program, provision of personal care items, clothing and blankets, and nutrition. Counselling, advocacy and referral services are available related to issues of substance abuse, mental health, employment, housing, family and violence. Monday to Saturday 4pm to 9pm  867-334-1647

FOOD
THE WEEKEND SOUP KITCHEN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 406 Steele St.
Lunch served at no cost. Saturday 12:30pm, Sunday 2pm in the Sacred Heart Cathedral basement.

THE SALVATION ARMY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4169 4th Ave.
Weekdays: breakfast 6am to 10am, lunch 11:30am to 1pm, dinner 6:30pm to 9pm
Weekends: breakfast 6am to 8am, no noon meal, dinner 6:30pm to 9pm  867-393-8322 www.salvationarmy.ca/alberta/

SALLY & SISTERS/SOEURS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306 Alexander St.
Free hot meals for women and children in a safe and sober space.
Mondays and Fridays from noon to 1pm at The Whitehorse Food Bank.  867-393-2265

WOMEN’S LUNCH (Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre) . . . 503 Hanson St.
A delicious lunch, free or by donation, every Wednesday from 11:30am to
1:30pm. All women and their children welcome. Z 867-667-2693

WHITEHORSE FOOD BANK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306 Alexander St.
Free food for pick up. Three-day hampers, one per family/month. ID required, own bags preferred. Food pick up times: Tuesday & Thursday, 10am to 1pm and 3pm to 5pm, Wednesday Family Pick-up 10am to 1pm
Free shelf items: Monday to Friday Z 867-393-2265 www.whitehorsefoodbank.ca


DAWSON CITY:
DAWSON CITY FOOD BANK . . . . . . . . Dawson Community Chapel
Tuesdays: noon to 2pm in winter, noon to 3pm in summer. Z 867-993-5507

WATSON LAKE:
WATSON LAKE FOOD BANK AND SOUP KITCHEN . . . . St. Ann’s Hall
Friday from 11am to 1pm  867- 536-2486


SHELTER
THE SALVATION ARMY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4169 4th Ave.
Emergency shelter with 14 beds and 16 mats available to men and women, first come, first served. 7 days a week 6:30pm to 8am  867-393-8322 www.salvationarmy.ca/alberta/

KAUSHEE’S PLACE
Short-term emergency shelter (up to 30 days at no cost) for women and their children who have experienced violence and/or abuse. Second stage housing (apartment units where women can live with independence and
security).  24-hour crisis line (fully confidential, accepts collect calls): 867-668-5733 Z 867-633-7720 for non-emergency situations

YOUTH EMERGENCY SHELTER
For youth 17 to 24 who need a safe bed and/or support services. The shelter is available 4pm to 8:30am on weekdays, and 24 hours during weekends and holidays.  867-633-7693 (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm) Z 867-633-7699 (during shelter hours)

DAWSON CITY:
DAWSON CITY WOMEN’S SHELTER
Confidential shelter, support and advocacy for women and children in crisis
on a 24 hour basis.  867-993-5086 email: shelterdirector@northwestel.net

WATSON LAKE:
HELP AND HOPE FOR FAMILIES
A 24-hour shelter for women and children fleeing abuse.  867-536-7233 email: info@helpandhopeforfamilies.ca

FOOD/SNACKS
• Youth of Today Society – Innervibe community art studio
• Boys and Girls Club (youth only)
• Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre (women and children only)
• Blood Ties Four Directions (Monday to Friday afternoons)
• Mary House (sandwiches on Tuesdays and Thursdays)


CLOTHING
MARY HOUSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 506 Cook St.
Adult clothing available for emergency situations. Pick up at the door during workday hours.  867-667-7146

THE CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE . . . . . . . . . . 2111 Centennial St.
Offers free clothing on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, from 10am to noon.  867-633-4903

RAVEN RECYCLING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 Galena Rd.
Offers a free store carrying used clothing and footwear, as well as other used non-electronic goods. Monday to Saturday 9am to 6pm  867-667-7269 www.ravenrecycling.org


WHITEHORSE TRANSIT
Schedules available online at: www.whitehorse.ca/transit $2.50 cash fare. Z 867-668-8396

HANDY BUS
Safe and secure transportation for persons who, for a variety of reasons, have difficulty using regular transit service. Required application process. $2.50 cash fare. Monday to Friday 6:40am to 9:20pm Saturday 7am to 7pm  867-668-8394 Please phone ahead to book.


SHOWERS
SALVATION ARMY SHELTER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4169 4th Ave.
One public shower available with shampoo and soap provided at no cost.
Weekdays: 6am to 2pm and 7pm to 10:30pm; Weekends: 8:30pm to 8am  867-393-8322

ROBERT SERVICE CAMPGROUND . . . . . . . . 120 Robert Service Way
Shower facilities: $1 for 5 minutes. 7 days a week (mid-May through September)

VICTORIA FAULKNER WOMEN’S CENTRE . . . . . . . . 503 Hanson St.
Shower and laundry facilities with soap, shampoo, towels and laundry soap
provided – pay by donation. Women and small children only please.
Monday to Friday 11am to 3pm -Thursday, 3pm to 6pm  867-667-2693

CANADA GAMES CENTRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200 Hamilton Blvd.
Shower facilities included with cost drop-in fee of $7.55 per adult.
Call for summer or winter hours  867-667-4386 www.whitehorse.ca/cgc

NEAR WHITEHORSE
TAKHINI GAS STATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Located at junction of Hot Springs Rd. & North Klondike Hwy
$3.50 per shower. 7:30am to 9:30pm, everyday.  867-393-3376


MAIL

MAIL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 300 Range Rd.
General Delivery can be arranged at the Canada Post Office at 300 Range
Road. The first three months are free.  867-668-2195


INCOME ASSISTANCE

INDIGENOUS AND NORTHERN AFFAIRS CANADA .
122 Elijah Smith Building (300 Main St.) Income assistance for status First Nation residents in Whitehorse (who are not
Kwanlin Dün citizens) who are unable to meet their basic needs.  Toll-free: 1-800-661-0451 867-667-3399 www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/yt

KWANLIN DÜN FIRST NATION – SOCIAL ASSISTANCE . . . . . . 5 O’Brien Rd.
Income assistance for Kwanlin Dün citizens. By appointment only.  867-633-8422, ext. 7899

TA’AN KWÄCH’ÄN COUNCIL – SOCIAL ASSISTANCE . . . . . 117 Industrial Rd.
Income assistance for Ta’an Kwäch’än citizens. By appointment only.  867-668-3613

KIDS RECREATION FUND . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4061 4th Ave.
Helps families experiencing financial hardship with the cost of registration fees, special clothing, supplies and equipment for children to participate in
organized sport, art, cultural, social and recreational programs.  867-668-4236 www.sportyukon.com

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE & SERVICES
YUKON GOVERNMENT SOCIAL ASSISTANCE . . . . . . . . . 3168 3rd Ave.
Financial assistance to residents in need, either on an on-going basis or in
time of emergency.  Toll-free: 1-800-661-0408, ext.5674 www.hss.gov.yk.ca

In your community:

  • Whitehorse: 867-667-5674
  • Carcross: 867-821-2920
  • Carmacks (and Pelly Crossing): 867-863-5800
  • Dawson City (and Old Crow): 867-993-7890
  • Faro: 867-994-2749
  • Haines Junction (including Destruction Bay, Burwash Landing, Beaver Creek): 867-634-2203
  • Mayo: 867-996-2283
  • Ross River: 867-969-3200
  • Teslin: 867-390-2588
  • Watson Lake: 867-536-2232

SOCIAL HOUSING – YUKON HOUSING CORPORATION . . . . 410 Jarvis St.
Helps provide affordable housing for low income Yukoners. Toll-free: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5759 867-667-5759  www.housing.yk.ca

GREY MOUNTAIN HOUSING SOCIETY . . . . . . . . 509B Strickland St.
Subsidized housing for First Nations families, and affordable housing for all Yukoners, who cannot secure housing in Whitehorse.  867-633-4880

SKILLS CANADA, YUKON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Lambert St.
Promotes trades and technology career options for youth through skills clubs, skills development workshops, skills competitions and other events.  867-668-2736  www.skillsyukon.com

BYTE (BRINGING YOUTH TOWARDS EQUALITY) . . . . 404A Ogilvie St.
Offers free library, clothing and a comprehensive referral service for parents and youth. Home to the Purple Bike Project. BYTE is a for-youth by-youth organization that runs social issue experiential workshops in schools and
rural communities across the North. Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm  867-667-7975 www.yukonyouth.com

KIDS HELP PHONE . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Toll-free: 1-800-668-6868
Bilingual, anonymous, phone and web counselling, referral and information service for children and youth. 24/7 www.kidshelpphone.ca

YUKON CHILD & YOUTH ADVOCATE OFFICE . . . . 19 – 2070 2nd Ave.
To support, assist and advise children and youth of their rights.
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm  Toll-free: 1-800-661-0408 867-456-5575 www.ycao.ca


EDUCATION

INDIGENOUS AND NORTHERN AFFAIRS CANADA 122 Elijah Smith Building (300 Main St.)
Students of the Kluane First Nation, Ross River Dena Council, Daylu Dena Council or Dease River First Nation who are pursuing post-secondary education can apply through the regional office for funding. Students of other First Nations can apply through their First Nation, Government of Yukon or Skookum Jim Friendship Centre and should contact them directly.  Toll-free: 1-800-661-0451 867-667-3399 www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/yt

WHOLE CHILD PROGRAM
A school-based family support and recreation program which offers free and confidential non-government support, as well as activity evenings on Wednesdays at École Whitehorse Elementary.  867-335-2283 email: wcpyukon@gmail.com   www.wholechildprogram.com

THE TEEN PARENT CENTRE (TPC) . . . . . . . . . . . 1001B Lewes Blvd.
Provides centralized services to support young mothers in completing their high school education. These include an onsite daycare, classroom and teachers, and a Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies program. Monday to Friday
8am to 4pm  867-667-8336 Teen Parent Centre

FAMILY LITERACY CENTRE . . Canada Games Centre, 200 Hamilton Blvd.
A public literacy centre specializing in early childhood education programming to promote literacy and language development. The centre offers free, daily programming for families Monday to Friday 10am to 3pm, and also hosts drop in hours for visitors of all ages Monday to Friday
12:30pm to 3:00pm, and Saturdays 10am to 2pm.  867-668-6535 www.yukonliteracy.ca


FREE INTERNET
WHITEHORSE PUBLIC LIBRARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1171 Front St.
Monday to Thursday 10am to 9pm, Friday to Sunday 10am to 6pm Z 867-667-5239 www.ypl.gov.yk.ca

EMPLOYMENT CENTRAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202 – 204 Black St.
Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm  867-393-8270 www.employmentyukon.ca

VICTORIA FAULKNER WOMEN’S CENTRE . . . . . . . . 503 Hanson St.
Monday to Friday 11am to 3pm  867-667-2693

CENTRE DE LA FRANCOPHONIE . . . . . . . . . . . . 302 Strickland St.
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm  867-668-2663 www.afy.yk.ca

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE SOFA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 302 Strickland St.
[SERVICE D’ORIENTATION ET DE FORMATION DES ADULTES] Offers a wide range of services in the fields of employment assistance, training, guidance and literacy for French speakers at the Centre de la francophonie. Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm  867-668-2663 www.afy.yk.ca

EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE . . . . . . . 125 Elijah Smith Building (300 Main St.)
Provides temporary financial assistance for unemployed Canadians while they look for work or upgrade their skills.
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4pm  Toll-free: 1-800-206-7218 867-667-5083 www.servicecanada.gc.ca

EMPLOYMENT CENTRAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202 – 204 Black St.
Employment centre with a job board, ‘Dress to Impress’ program, free access to computers, fax, phone and photocopier to facilitate re-entry to the workforce, and employment counselling by appointment. Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm  867-393-8270 www.employmentyukon.ca

YUWIN [YUKON WORK INFO NET] . . . . . . . . . . . . www.yuwin.ca
Electronic job board with local and national employment posts.

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA JOB BANK . . . . . . . www.jobbank.gc.ca
Electronic job board with local and national employment posts.

WORKFORCE INFORMATION AND NETWORKING HUB . .203 – 204 Black St.
We provide supported employment case management for Yukoners that identify with a disability, or a barrier to full capacity employment. We can help with job searching, resume building and career decision-making. Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm  867-668-79978

DAWSON CITY
KLONDIKE OUTREACH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES Employment services including job postings, computer access, resume writing and interview help. Z 867-993-5176 www.klondikeoutreach.com email: info@klondikeoutreach.com

WATSON LAKE
WATSON LAKE COMMUNITY OUTREACH . . . . . . . . 714 Adela Trail
Career planning, employment services, help with writing a resume and job search tools. email: wloutreach@northwestel.net  867-536-7322 www.wlemployment.com

COUNSELLING SUPPORT & INFORMATION
VETERANS AFFAIRS CANADA . . . . . . . .  Toll-free: 1-800-268-7708
Client-centred services and benefits are available for Canadian veterans.

FAMILY & CHILDREN’S SERVICES/CHILD PROTECTION . . . . . 4114 4th Ave.
Support, assistance and counselling for parents and families. Investigates and addresses instances of child abuse and neglect.  867-667-3002 www.hss.gov.yk.ca  Toll-free: 1-800-661-0408 ext. 3002

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  867-668-5878
Free, regular meetings and support for those who wish to stop drinking.

AL-ANON/ALATEEN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  604-688-1716
Support groups and services for family and friends of alcoholics. Al-Anon is for adults; Alateen is for youth. www.bcyukon-al-anon.org

MANY RIVERS COUNSELLING & SUPPORT SERVICES . . www.manyrivers.yk.ca
Free and confidential counselling services for youth, families, couples and individuals. Hours of operation are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Drop-in counselling (no appointment necessary, first come, first served) is offered every Wednesday from 10am to 4pm.
Whitehorse: 4071 4th Ave.  867-667-2970 Serving Marsh Lake, Carmacks, Carcross, Teslin, and surrounding areas. Watson Lake: 714 Adela Trail  867-536-2330 Haines Junction: 108 Auriol St. (closed Fridays)  867-634-2111
Serving Beaver Creek, Burwash Landing, Destruction Bay and surrounding areas.
Dawson City: 853-3rd Ave. (2nd floor)  867-993-6455 Serving Mayo, Pelly Crossing and surrounding areas.

TA’AN KWÄCH’ÄN COUNCIL – FAMILY SUPPORT . . . . . . 117 Industrial Rd.
A Family Support Worker is available to help Ta’an families through a variety of services, including liaising between families and Family and Children Services, court support, referral to counselling and/or treatment, information on activities for families in Whitehorse, and pre/post natal support.  867-668-3613 ext. 405

WHITEHORSE ABORIGINAL WOMEN’S CIRCLE . . . 202 – 307 Jarvis St.
A safe place for aboriginal women to socialize, network, find support and information. There are weekly support groups, drop-ins, free lunches and parenting programs. Call before coming and check the events calendar online.  867-668-7532 www.wawc.ca

HOSPICE YUKON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 409 Jarvis St.
Support to individuals and their families facing a life threatening illness, death and grieving. For more information regarding programs, please visit the website. Monday to Friday 11:30am to 3pm Z 867-667-7429 www.hospiceyukon.net

BETTER TO KNOW . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.bettertoknow.yk.ca
Free information about sexual health, relationships, drugs and alcohol. Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm

SEXUAL HEALTH INFORMATION LINE . . . .  Toll-free: 1-877-957-8953
Free and confidential sexual health information. Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm www.optionsforsexualhealth.org

YUKON DISTRESS & SUPPORT LINE . . . . . . . . . .  1-844-533-3030
A toll-free phone line that provides confidential, anonymous, and non-judgemental support to all Yukoners. The line is open nightly from 7pm to midnight, and is operated by trained volunteers. email: yukondistressline@gmail.com

LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF YUKON (LDAY) . . 128A Copper Rd.
A non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of learning differences, and supporting children, youth and adults with learning difficulties or disabilities. LDAY provides leadership through advocacy, education, programs and services. Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm  867-668-5167 www.ldayukon.com

AUTISM YUKON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Copper Rd.
Offer education and support for individuals on the Autism spectrum, as well as those who care for them, and those who help them. New diagnosis meetings, parents, educators, health professionals, and anyone else looking for support are welcome to call for an appointment.  867-667-6406 www.autismyukon.org

ALL GENDERS YUKON
Support group for anybody exploring gender identity/expression. This group is a safe space for all, and includes supporters (parents, spouses etc.).
For more information, please email allgendersyukon@hotmail.com

YUKON ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY LIVING . . . . . . . 4230 4th Ave.
YACL supports adults, teens and children with intellectual disabilities and their families through formal advocacy, and public education and awareness. Offers a variety of services including a monthly dance, a weekly youth group and monthly ladies night out, supported employment and sexual health and social skills training. Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm, or by appointment.  867-667-4606 www.ycommunityliving.com
Yukon Association for Community Living

HEALTHY MOMS, HEALTHY BABIES (VFWC) . . . . . . . 503 Hanson St.
A support program for pregnant women and women with babies up to one year of age.  867-667-4134 email: cpnpwhitehorse@northwestel.net
Healthymoms Healthybabies

MAMANS, PAPAS ET BÉBÉS EN SANTÉ . . . . . . . . 302, rue Strickland
Des services en français gratuits durant la grossesse et la période postpartum. Lundi au jeudi entre 9 h et 15 h  867-668-2663 poste 810 www.lesessentielles.ca

JACKSON LAKE WELLNESS TEAM . . . . . . . . . . 21 McCrimmon Rd.
Provide aftercare support (cultural and spiritual) to people who have attended the Land Based Healing Program, which runs each summer. Assist individuals, families and communities on their healing journeys, and assist during family or community crisis as needed.
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm Z 867-633-2629 www.kwanlindun.com/justice

WATSON LAKE:
LIARD ABORIGINAL WOMEN’S SOCIETY
Social development services for the Kaska Nation in Yukon and northern BC.
email: lawsadmin@northwestel.net  www.liardaboriginalwomen.ca   867-536-2097

ALTHCARE
FIRST NATIONS & INUIT DENTAL CLINIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100 Elijah Smith Building (300 Main St.)
Offers dental services to First Nations and Inuit people only, billed directly to Health Canada. Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm  Toll-free: 1-866-846-1740 867-393-6866

YUKON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES CONTROL . . . . . 4 Hospital Rd.
Confidential and free testing for all sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy testing and immunization. Monday to Friday, by appointment 8:30am to noon, or drop-in from12:30pm to 4:00pm.  Toll-free: 1-800-661-0408 ext. 8323 867-667-8323 www.getatest.ca

Community Health Centres

  • Beaver Creek: 867-862-4444
  • Carcross: 867-821-4444
  • Carmacks: 867-863-4444
  • Dawson City: 867-993-4444
  • Destruction Bay: 867-841-4444
  • Faro: 867-994-4444
  • Haines Junction: 867-634-4444
  • Mayo: 867-996-4444
  • Old Crow: 867-966-4444
  • Pelly Crossing: 867-537-4444
  • Ross River: 867-969-4444
  • Teslin: 867-390-4444
  • Watson Lake: 867-536-7483

SOS (SECOND OPINION SOCIETY) . . . . . . . . . . . . 304 Hawkins St.
Drop-in centre for those interested in holistic alternatives for mental health: peer counselling, workshops, recreational activities, information and advocacy. Monday to Friday noon to 5pm  867-667-2037

FASSY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4141B 4th Ave.
(FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME SOCIETY OF YUKON) Offers outreach services to adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and their support circles. Provides information and education about FASD prevention and support to families, communities, practitioners and other service agencies. Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm  867-393-4948

DIABETES EDUCATION CENTRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Hospital Rd.
Provides education and support to adults diagnosed with diabetes. Referral required from doctors, community health centres or homecare. Monday to Friday 8:30am to 2pm, by appointment only.  867-393-8711

THE DETOX CENTRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6118 6th Ave.
Provides a safe and secure environment for individuals aged 16 and over going through withdrawal from alcohol and/or other drugs, 24/7.  867-667-5777 Toll-free: 1-855-667-5777

ALCOHOL & DRUG SERVICES – TREATMENT . . . . . . . . 6118 6th Ave.
Outpatient, inpatient, and youth treatment and counselling. Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm  Toll-free: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5777 867-667-5777
www.hss.gov.yk.ca/ads.php From communities, no charge (8:00am to 4:30pm) 1-855-667-5777
For after-hours support:
From Whitehorse (4:30pm to 8:00am) 867-667-8473
From communities, no charge (4:30pm to 8:00am) 1-855-667-5777

NATSEKHI KU HEALTH CENTRE . . . . . . . . . . . 35 McClimon Cres.
Offers community outreach, youth and adult counselling services, alcohol and drug addictions services, holistic wellness programs, family and children’s support, public health, health promotion and prevention services. Monday to Friday 8:30am to noon, 1pm to 4pm. Nursing drop-in clinic: Monday to Friday 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm   867-668-7289

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Hospital Rd.
Counselling and resource services available to family, friends and those experiencing mental health issues. Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm  Toll-free: 1-800-661-0408, ext.8346 867-667-8346

MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF YUKON . . Suite 1 – 1114 Front St.
Offers an 8-week “Living Life to the Full” Cognitive Behavioural Therapy based program to individuals struggling with low mood, anxiety and depression.  867-668-6429

BLOOD TIES FOUR DIRECTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 405 Ogilvie St.
Drop-in for HIV and Hepatitis C positive persons, family and friends, offering resources, counselling, support services and access to condoms and needle-exchange. Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm  Drop-in: Monday to Friday 1pm to 4pm
Outreach nursing: Wednesday from 1pm to 3pm  867-633-2437 www.bloodties.ca   811 YUKON – YUKON HEALTH LINE
Easy access to non-emergency health information and services, 24/7.  811 www.bloodties.ca

QUITPATH AND SMOKERS’ HELPLINE
Free, confidential services providing personalized tools that are proven to be effective in helping people quit smoking.
quitpath.ca or call  667-8393 or 1-866-221-8393
smokershelpline.ca or call  1-877-513-5333

RIVER VALLEY MEDICAL CLINIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Lambert St.
Drop-in: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 3:30pm; Saturday 9am to 5pm;
Sunday 10:00am to 2:00pm  867-667-6491

DOWNTOWN OUTREACH CLINIC . . . . . . . . . . . 306 Alexander St.
Drop-in clinic offering wound care, immunizations, foot care, health promotion/harm reduction education, help navigating the healthcare system, referrals and other nursing assessments and treatments. No health card required. Drop-in: Wednesdays from 10:45am to 2:45pm (at the Boys
and Girls Club of Yukon).

GOLDEN AGE SOCIETY FOOT CLINIC . . . . . . . . . . 4061 A 4th Ave.
Sponsored by the YOOP Ladies Auxiliary, the Foot Clinic is a free service for seniors, aged 55 and over, on the first Tuesday of the month, excluding July and August. Nurses from Home Care and Public Health provide foot care services. Doors open at 8am, and services are offered on a first come, first
serve basis.  867-668-5538

LEGAL SERVICES

LEGAL AID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 – 2131 2nd Ave.
Free or low-cost legal service. Monday to Friday 8:30am to noon & 1pm to 4:30pm Z 867-667-5210 www.legalaid.yk.ca

LAW LINE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Toll-free: 1-866-667-4305
Offers free legal information over the phone. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30am to noon, 1pm to 4:30pm Tuesday 8:30am to noon  867-668-5297

NEIGHBOURHOOD LAW CENTRE . . . . . . . . . 200 – 2131 2nd Ave.
Provides assistance to low income individuals and families in areas of non-family, civil law such as: Employment Insurance, CPP and CPP Disability Insurance, Social Assistance benefits, tenant and housing matters and disability issues. Consultations are available by telephone for individuals living in the communities. Monday to Friday 8:30am to noon; 1pm to 4:30pm  867-667-5255 [call to make an appointment] Toll-free: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5255

LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . 304 – 104 Elliot St.
Provides service to determine if you have a legal problem for which you need a lawyer. Accept collect calls from outside of Whitehorse.  867-668-4231
RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD & TENANCIES OFFICE . . 1st floor, 307 Black St. Advises people on issues related to the Residential Landlord and Tenant
Act. Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm  Toll-free: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5944 867-667-5944

VICTIM SERVICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 301 Jarvis St.
Offers support services and professional help to victims of crime and abuse. Toll-free: 1-800-661-0408 ext. 8500 Whitehorse: 867-667-8500 Dawson City: 867-993-5831 Watson Lake: 867-536-2541

ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY OF YUKON . . . . . . . . 23 – 1114 Front St.
Supports Yukon women who are or have been in conflict with the law or criminal justice system, in order to prevent their incarceration and assist in their re-integration if they have been imprisoned.  867-334-2419 EFSY

Community Justice Projects:

Carcross:
Southern Lakes Justice Committee . . . . . . . . . . . . .  867-821-4009

Dawson City:
Dawson Community Group Conferencing Society . . . . .  867-993-5060

Haines Junction:
Haines Junction Community Justice Committee . . . . . .  867-634-7020

Old Crow:
Old Crow Justice Committee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  867-966-3935

Ross River:
Ross River Justice Committee – Ross River Dena Council .  867-969-3261

Teslin:
Peacemaker Diversion Project – Teslin Tlingit Council .  867-390-2532 ext. 322

Watson Lake:
Dena Keh Justice – Liard First Nation . . . . . . . . . . . .  867-536-5209

Whitehorse:
Kwanlin Dun Justice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  867-633-7850
Tan Sakwathan Youth Diversion Project . . . . . . . . . . .  867-633-7693

CRIME STOPPERS TIP LINE . . . . . . . . . .  Toll-free: 1-800-222-8477
Please call if you have any information on any crime and you wish to remain anonymous. 24/7

VICTIM LINK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Z Toll-free: 1-800-563-0808
Help and information for victims of all crime including family and sexual violence. 24/7

YUKON OMBUDSMAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201 – 211 Hawkins St.
Investigates complaints of unfairness in territorial government services.  Toll-free: 1-800-661-0408 ext. 8468 or 867-667-8468

YUKON HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION . . . . . 101 – 9010 Quartz Rd.
Offers legal clarity on issues of discrimination and can support an individual who would like to file a complaint under the Yukon Human Rights Act.
Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm (closed Tues. mornings) www.yhrc.yk.ca  Toll-free: 1-800-661-0535 or 867-667-6226

The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition facilitates the elimination of poverty in Yukon through awareness, advocacy and action. Our members partner with other community members on issues involving food, shelter and access to services. By working together and building partnerships with individuals, governments, and the private and non profit sector, we can take real action to directly and positively affect the lives of everyone in our community. Become a member by calling 867-334-9317 or email yukonantipovertycoalition@gmail.com. Visit our website at www.yapc.ca  Published by the Yukon Anti Poverty Coalition in cooperation with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. If your organization offers a free or low cost service to Yukoners and you wish to be included in the next edition of this guide, please contact the Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition.

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