COMMUNITY
RESOURCES

Connect with the support and resources available in your community. This page is organized into five sections: general supports, transition and safe houses, legal information and supports, specific sexualized violence supports and substance-use-related supports. 

For immediate help:

  • RCMP (Whitehorse)

    • Phone 911 or 867-667-5555

  • RCMP (other communities)

    • Phone 911 or 867-local 3 number prefix-5555

GENERAL SUPPORTS

All Yukon

Reach-Out Support Line (CMHA)

  • Talk to a person about any issue (free, volunteer, confidential support)

  • Will provide referrals To CMHA counsellors

Phone: 1-844-533-3030

Available 10 am to 2 am, 7 days a week

Whitehorse and all Yukon

Yukon Human Rights Commission

  • Answer questions related to human rights in the Yukon

  • Can access Spot on the website, which is a chatbot where you document discrimination or harassment

Phone:  867-667-6226 

In-person: 215-305 Main Street, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2B4 

Whitehorse

Victoria Faulkner Women's Centre

  • Drop-in

  • Community Kitchen

  • Women's Advocate

  • Housing Coordinator

  • Healthy Babies, Healthy Futures

  • Rural Pregnant Mom's Suite

Phone: 867-667-2693 ext. 101

In-person: 503 Hanson Street, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1Y9

Whitehorse

Victoria Faulkner Women's Centre

  • Drop-in

  • Community Kitchen

  • Women's Advocate

  • Housing Coordinator

  • Healthy Babies, Healthy Futures

  • Rural Pregnant Mom's Suite

Phone: 867-667-2693 ext. 101

In-person: 503 Hanson Street, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 1Y9

WOMEN'S SHELTERS, TRANSITION AND SAFE HOUSES

Whitehorse

Women's Transition Home 

  • Emergency Shelter: Kaushee’s Place 

  • Second Stage Housing: Betty’s Haven

  • Third-Party Reporting

24-hr Crisis Line: 867-668-5733

General Inquiries: 867-633-7720

Watson Lake

Health and Hope for Families

  • Emergency Shelter

  • Second Stage Housing

24-hr Crisis Line: 867-536-7233

*Collect phone calls accepted*

Ross River

Ross River Safe House

  • Safe house, for women and children

  • Child care, drop-in services, counsellors, trauma counsellors

  • Weekly sewing get-togethers, drumming, computer access

  • Free wi-fi

24-hr Emergency Line: 867-689-6630

General Inquiries: 867-969-2059

Dawson City

Dawson Women's Shelter

  • Emergency Shelter

  • Drop-In Services (9 am-7 pm)

24-hr Support & General Inquiries: 867-993-5086

LEGAL INFORMATION & SUPPORTS

All Yukon

Family Law Information Centre

  • The Family Law Information Centre (FLIC) provides information on family law issues and court procedures. It's a legal resource for:

    • Separating or divorcing couples

    • Families in transition

Phone: 867-456-6721, or toll free 1-800-661-0408 ext. 6721

All Yukon

The Law Line

  • The Law Line is staffed by persons knowledgeable about the law. It is intended to help callers by providing legal information.

Phone: 867-668-5297 or toll free 1-866-667-4305

All Yukon

Lawyer Referral Service

  • This is a service operated by The Law Society of Yukon for members of the public. It is to help you determine if you have a legal problem for which you need the services of a lawyer.

Phone: 867-668-4231

All Yukon

Legal Aid Yukon

  • If you need a lawyer but cannot afford to pay, Legal Aid Yukon may be able to help by providing a lawyer at no cost or at a very low cost to you. 

Phone: 867-667-5210 Ext 1, Toll free 1-800-661-0408 Ext. 5210

Email: intake@legalaid.yk.ca

All Yukon

Workplace Sexual Harassment Clinic

  • Can provide legal advice up to the point of litigation to those who:​​

    • Have been sexually harassed in the workplace

    • Have witnessed harassment

    • Wish to ensure that their workplace is a sexual harassment-free zone

Phone: 867-393-6219 or 867-393-6236

Email: wsh@legalaid.yk.ca

Whitehorse

Women's Legal Advocate

  • The Women’s Legal Advocate develops and delivers support services to women involved in the legal/justice system including criminal justice, victim support, child protection, landlord and tenancy issues, wellness court, and family legal matters.

Phone: 867-633-7680 x 1009

Email: legaladvocate@northwestel.net​

SPECIFIC SEXUALIZED VIOLENCE SUPPORTS

BC and Yukon-Wide

Victim Link

  • VictimLink is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual service available across B.C. and the Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • Provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence, including victims of human trafficking exploited for labour or sexual services.

Phone or Text: 1-800-563-0808

Whitehorse

Sexualized Assault Response Team

  • The Yukon's Sexualized Assault Response Team (SART) provides a safe and confidential network of services that focus on your needs and choices.

  • If you've experienced a sexualized assault and choose to access services in Whitehorse, we can:

    • guide you through the process; or

    • be an ally to talk to.

Phone: ​1-844-967-7275

SUBSTANCE-USE RELATED SUPPORTS

All Yukon

Education and Prevention Programs

  • In Whitehorse and rural Yukon Communities

Phone: 867-332-8267

Email: education@bloodties.ca 

Whitehorse

Support Programs

@ 405 Ogilvie St 

  • Support & counselling for clients of Blood Ties

  • Health services, programs and navigation

  • Housing services, programs and navigation

  • ​Drug User Support Group

Whitehorse

Supervised Consumption Site

@ 6189 6th Ave 

  • Monday to Friday 12 pm - 9 pm:

    • A safe and confidential space for people to consume their drugs by injection, snorting, or swallowing (smoking coming soon!).

    • Friendly and non-judgmental staff will help out in the event of an overdose and can provide health care services, referrals, supportive listening, and other support as needed.

    • Drug  checking services

    • Computer access, snacks, hot drinks, and a telephone are available to people accessing our services.

    • Naloxone and harm reduction kits.

    • Education on harm reduction and overdose prevention

Whitehorse

Harm Reduction Program

@ 405 Ogilvie St (Door in the Alley)

  • Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm:

    • Safer injection kit program

    • Safer snorting kit program

    • Safer pipe kit program (bubble and stem kits available)

    • Needle disposal and needle pick up (call/text 867-332-8268 if pick up is required)

    • Take Home Naloxone kits and overdose prevention education

    • Harm Reduction education

    • Drug Checking program

    • Hygiene supplies

    • Socks and mitts

    • Snacks

Whitehorse
Community Outreach Van

  • Every night from 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm:

    • Safer injection kit program

    • Safer pipe kit program

    • Safer snorting kit program

    • Needle disposal and pick up (call/text 867-334-1647 for pick up)

    • Naloxone kits and overdose prevention education

    • Drug Checking Program

    • Harm Reduction education

    • Winter clothing, socks, toques and mitts

    • Supportive listening

    • Snacks and warm beverages

    • Hygiene supplies

    • Nursing

Phone or Text: 867-334-1647

YUKON GOVERNMENT SERVICES

All Yukon

Child, Youth and Family Services

  • Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

  • This team will provide services to meet the needs of children, youth and families. These services include early intervention, crisis management, assessment, counselling, outreach, family therapy and case management.

Phone: 867-456-3838

All Yukon

Counselling Services

  • Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

  • Counsellors provide screening, assessment and counselling support to clients for a wide range of mental wellness and substance use challenges. Individual and group counselling are available. You can expect an individual counselling appointment within 72 hours of your call.

Phone: ​867-456-3838

Whitehorse

Withdrawal Management Services

  • After 4:30 pm or on weekends

  • This service provides medically supported services to help people more safely pause or stop using drugs or alcohol. Withdrawal management services can offer a connection to supports when people want to make a change in their life.

Phone: 867-667-8473

Whitehorse

Intensive Treatment Programs

  • Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

  • These programs provide addiction treatment and mental wellness support to people who require a live-in environment, or to people who would like to live at home and access group-based treatment. Programs are available for all genders and intake is ongoing.

Phone: 867-456-3838

Whitehorse

Psychiatric Outreach Program

  • This program provides assessment, treatment, case management and outreach support to clients with a mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar and psychosis. The Psychiatric Outreach Program includes the following services:

    • Early Psychosis Intervention for people between the ages of 15 and 30 who have received a new diagnosis of psychosis, schizophrenia or bipolar; and

    • the Mental Health Transitional Treatment Residence provides a supported living environment to help people regain their ability to live independently. 

Phone: 867-456-3838