Surviving in Yukon: Where to get free or low-cost goods & services

Date: 2016

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DROP-IN CENTRES

THE SALVATION ARMY

4169 4th Ave.

Provides a warm, safe environment for those in need.

867-393-8322 24/7 www.salvationarmy.ca/alberta/

SKOOKUM JIM FRIENDSHIP CENTRE

Youth-friendly

3159 3rd Ave.

Offers after school tutoring for high school students, prenatal nutrition, traditional parenting, training and Northwest Territiories 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

Youth-friendly

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

Youth-friendly

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

867-667-5239 www.ypl.gov.yk.ca

YUKON LEARN SOCIETY

Community Friendly

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

867-668-6280 Toll-free: 1-888-668-6280 www.yukonlearn.com

YOUTH DROP-IN

Youth-friendly

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

Youth-friendly

404C Ogilvie St.

A youth centre for ages 15 to 24 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, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 11am to 3pm, Thursday 3pm to 6pm

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

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

Youth-friendly

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.

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

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.

867-993-5507

WATSON LAKE:

WATSON LAKE FOOD BANK AND SOUP KITCHEN

St. Ann’s Hall

Friday from 11am to 1pm

867- 536-2486

FOOD/ SNACKS

  • Youth of Today Society (youth only)
  • 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)

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

867-633-7720 for non-emergency situations

YOUTH EMERGENCY SHELTER

Youth-friendly

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)

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

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

THE SALVATION ARMY THRIFT STORE

4221 4th Ave.

Monday to Saturday 10am to 5:30pm, Thursdays until 9pm

867-668-6544

Come to the Shelter office (4169 4th Ave.)

to see if you qualify for a clothing voucher.

Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am to 11:30am and 1:30pm to 3:00pm

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

BUS

WHITEHORSE TRANSIT

Schedules available online at: www.whitehorse.ca/transit

$2.50 cash fare.

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, Tuesday, Wednesday and 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

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE & SERVICES

YUKON GOVERNMENT SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

Community Friendly

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

INCOME ASSISTANCE - INDIGENOUS AND NORTHERN AFFAIRS CANADA

Community Friendly

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

Youth-friendly Community Friendly

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 HOUSING - YUKON HOUSING CORPORATION

Community Friendly

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

YOUTH & CHILDREN

SKILLS CANADA, YUKON

Youth-friendly Community Friendly

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)

Youth-friendly Community Friendly

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

HELP PHONE

Youth-friendly Community Friendly

Toll-free: 1-800-668-6868

Bilingual, anonymous, phone and web counselling, referral and information service for children and youth. 24/7 www.helpphone.ca

YUKON CHILD & YOUTH ADVOCATE OFFICE

Youth-friendly Community Friendly

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

Youth-friendly Community Friendly

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 or 867-667-3399 www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/yt

WHOLE CHILD PROGRAM

Youth-friendly

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)

Youth-friendly

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

FAMILY LITERACY CENTRE

Youth-friendly

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

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, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 11am to 3pm

Thursday, 3pm to 6pm

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 (SERVICE D'ORIENTATION ET DE FORMATION DES ADULTES)

302 Strickland St.

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

Community Friendly

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 or 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 counseling by appointment. Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm

867-393-8270 www.employmentyukon.ca

YUWIN [YUKON WORK INFO NET]

Community Friendly

www.yuwin.ca

Electronic job board with local and national employment posts.

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA JOB BANK

Community Friendly

www.jobbank.gc.ca

Electronic job board with local and national employment posts.

WORKFORCE INFORMATION AND NETWORKING HUB

Community Friendly

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

867-668-7997

DAWSON CITY

KLONDIKE OUTREACH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

Employment services including job postings, computer access, resume writing and interview help.

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

Community Friendly

Toll-free: 1-800-268-7708

Client-centred services and benefits are available for Canadian veterans.

FAMILY & CHILDREN’S SERVICES/CHILD PROTECTION

Youth-friendly Community Friendly

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

Youth-friendly

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

Youth-friendly Community Friendly

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 (closed Fridays): 108 Auriol St.

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

867-667-7429 www.hospiceyukon.net

BETTER TO KNOW

Youth-friendly Community Friendly

www.bettertoknow.yk.ca

Free information about sexual health, relationships, drugs and alcohol. Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm

SEXUAL HEALTH INFORMATION LINE

Youth-friendly Community Friendly

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

Community Friendly

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)

Youth-friendly Community Friendly

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

Youth-friendly

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

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 post- partum.

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

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

HEALTHCARE

FIRST NATIONS & INUIT DENTAL CLINIC

Community Friendly

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 or 867-393-6866

YUKON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES CONTROL

Community Friendly

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 or 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 (FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME SOCIETY OF YUKON)

Community Friendly

4141B 4th Ave.

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.

Toll-free: 1-855-667-5777 or 867-667-5777

ALCOHOL & DRUG SERVICES - TREATMENT

Youth-friendly Community Friendly

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 or 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

Community Friendly

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 or 867-667-8346

MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF YUKON

Suite 1 - 1114 Front St.

Offers an 8-week "Living Life to the Full" Cognitive Behavioral 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

Community Friendly

Easy access to non-emergency health information and services, 24/7.

811 www.ykhealthguide.org

QUITPATH AND SMOKERS’ HELPLINE

Community Friendly

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 AID

Community Friendly

101 - 2131 2nd Ave.

Free or low-cost legal service.

Monday to Friday 8:30am to noon & 1pm to 4:30pm

867-667-5210 www.legalaid.yk.ca

LAW LINE

Community Friendly

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

Toll-free: 1-866-667-4305 or 867-668-5297

NEIGHBOURHOOD LAW CENTRE

Youth-friendly Community Friendly

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

Community Friendly

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

Community Friendly

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

Community Friendly

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

Community Friendly

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

CRIME STOPPERS TIP LINE

Community Friendly

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

Community Friendly

Toll-free: 1-800-563-0808

Help and information for victims of all crime including family and sexual violence. 24/7

YUKON OMBUDSMAN

Community Friendly

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

Community Friendly

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

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

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