Department of Health and Social Services

To promote, protect and enhance the well-being of Yukoners through a continuum of quality, accessible and appropriate health and social services.

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Departmental (corporate) planning, risk management, finance, systems, and policy and program development.

Email: roni-sue.sparvier@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-8541
Fax number: 1-867-393-6457
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A territory wide eHealth system to provide quality and timely services to Yukoners

Email: ehealth.office@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-8154
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This Branch provides financial management and analysis, purchasing, accommodation and facilities management for all branches of Health and Social Services.

Email: peter.hayes@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1- 867-667-8541
Fax number: 1-867-393-6457
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Corporate policy and program development services throughout the department. Manages the Legislative agenda for the department, as well as supporting the federal/provincial/territorial agenda at the Ministers, Deputy Ministers and officials level.

Email: caitlin.kerwin@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-456-6575
Fax number: 1-867-667-3096
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Continuing Care is committed to the development and delivery of comprehensive care and services, providing long term care, home care and regional therapy services for citizens of Yukon.

Email: roni-sue.sparvier@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-5945
Fax number: 1-867-456-6545
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The Program Support Branch provides support to a variety of Health and Social Services system level projects as well as Health Services and Continuing Care Division initiatives.

Email: Amy.Riske@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-3634
Fax number: 1-867-667-3096
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An engagement with Yukoners on what Aging in Place means to them and what services and supports they would like to see to age well in the Territory.

Email: aginginplace@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-9361
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Health Services provides health-care, disease prevention and treatment services to eligible Yukoners. Our goal is to help communities, families and individuals achieve and maintain the best possible health.

Email: roni-sue.sparvier@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-3096
Fax number: 1-867-667-3096

Insured Services ensures delivery of health care benefits as set out in the Yukon Health Care Insurance Plan (YHCIP), the Hospital Insurance Services Plan, and the Travel for Medical Treatment Act.

Email: yukon.healthcare@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-5209
Fax number: 1-867-393-6486

Provides diagnostic audiological evaluations, hearing screenings, hearing aid evaluation and dispensing, hearing aid repairs, and assistive listening devices to the general public (children and adults).

Email: yukon.healthcare@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-5913
Fax number: 1-867-667-5922

The Pharmacare and Extended Health Benefits programs are designed to assist registered senior citizens with the cost of prescription drugs, dental care, eye care, and medical-surgical supplies and equipment.

Email: yukon.healthcare@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-5403
Fax number: 1-867-393-6486

Yukon Health Care Insurance assessment and payment of Hospital Claims, and the Medical Claims program in accordance of the Travel for Medical Treatment Act. (TMTA)

Email: yukon.healthcare@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-5822
Fax number: 1-867-393-6486

Information on adoptions, change of name, genealogy, and certificates of birth, death, and marriage.

Email: vital.statistics@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-5207
Fax number: 1-867-393-6486

Community Nursing provides Primary Health Care which is carried out by a system of health facilities that are designed to meet the health needs of the community in which they are situated.

Email: sheila.thompson@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-8324
Fax number: 1-867-667-8338

Supporting our community nursing practice and programs, orientating new nursing staff to our branch, oversee the NP and oversee the CCSP program.

Email: jill.charlie@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-8355
Fax number: 1-867-667-8331

The Chronic Conditions Support Program (CCSP) provides collaborative chronic care and self-management support to Yukoners living with a chronic condition.

Email: CCSP@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 867-667-8733
Fax number: 867-667-8338

Community Health Programs delivers and funds a variety of community and public health services throughout the territory.

Email: benton.foster@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-3003
Fax number: 1-867-456-6502

The Yukon Children’s Dental Program is a school-based public dental health program that provides diagnostic, preventative and restorative dental services to Yukon children to both urban and rural communities.

Email: lorna.arsenault@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667- 8360
Fax number: 1-867-667-8335

Environmental Health Services promotes care for the environment in the interest of human health. Working in conjunction with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Environmental Health Officers provide services to individuals, businesses and government.

Email: environmental.health@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-8391
Fax number: 1-867-667-8322

The Health Promotion Unit provides or supports evidence-based, targeted health promotion and illness prevention programs and activities, to increase public awareness, support healthier decision making and lifestyles, support professional development and collaboration, and create and promote supportive environments.

Email: health.promotion@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-3003
Fax number: 1-867-456-6502

Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC), in collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and the Public Health Agency of Canada, is responsible for the prevention, monitoring, and control of all communicable diseases (both vaccine and non-vaccine preventable) throughout the Yukon.

Email: ycdc@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-8323
Fax number: 1-867-667-8349

The Social Services division delivers a wide range of services that are designed to help Yukoners thrive, build stronger communities and promote equality and opportunity. These include alcohol and drug services, family and children’s services, services for people with disabilities, and social assistance.

Email: roni-sue.sparvier@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-8343
Fax number: 1-867-667-3742
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