Our justice system, legislation and the work we do to build harmonious relationships are the foundation for safe, healthy and peaceful communities. We acknowledge our role in the administration of justice and our collective objective to serve the public. The following principles guide the direction of the department: reconciliation with Yukon First Nations; working as a team; identifying and meeting our clients’ needs; initiative and innovation; and communications.
Services and information
Statement from Minister of Justice Tracy-Anne McPhee on RCMP’s 150th Anniversary
May 23, 2023
The Government of Yukon recognizes the RCMP for 150 years of service to Canadians.
Engagement begins on expansion of Sexualized Assault Response Team services for Yukon communities
May 5, 2023
Contractors will gather input from Yukon First Nation governments, stakeholders, service providers and sexualized assault victims.
Government of Yukon tables bill to update references to Sovereign of Canada in legislation
March 8, 2023
The References to the Sovereign Statute Law Amendment Act, 2023 amends the Yukon’s legislation to reflect the identity of the current Sovereign of Canada.
Legislative Assembly profile
Phone number: 867-393-7488
Fax number : 867-393-7135
The Whitehorse Correctional Centre (WCC) serves as a territorial correctional facility for adults. The WCC balances the safety of the public, staff and offenders with rehabilitation and healing.
Fax number: 867-455-2992
Yukon Community Corrections provides supervision and support to adults on bail, or adults serving sentences in the community. Our goal is the safe reintegration of offenders into the community as law-abiding citizens.
Fax number: 867-667-3446
The Justice Wellness Centre provides offenders participating in the Community Wellness Court with services and support that reduces their risk of re-offending.
Fax number: 867-393-6267
Our office provides independent oversight of Corrections by carrying out investigations and inspections. We ensure a timely, fair and impartial review mechanism for client complaints related to the Whitehorse Correctional Centre.
Fax number: 867-393-6393
SCAN gives citizens an effective way to respond to illegal activities that are having a negative impact on their neighbourhood. It also holds property owners accountable for threatening or disruptive activities regularly taking place on their property. If you have a concern about a property that is having a negative impact on your neighbourhood, you can make a confidential complaint to SCAN.
We provide services to all people affected by crime. Our staff can help you through a difficult time. We will listen and provide the information you need.
Fax number: 867-393-6240
We are a legal resource for separating or divorcing couples and families in transition. Our office provides information on family law issues and court procedure free of charge.
Fax number: 867-456-6105
The Maintenance Enforcement Program is a free, voluntary service that enforces court orders or court-filed agreements requiring support to be paid for a child or spouse. We strive to make paying or receiving support more convenient for both parties.
Fax number: 867-393-6989
Court Services provides facilities for the courts, as well as administrative and support services to the judiciary and other participants in the Yukon court system. Services include the Domestic Violence Treatment Option Court, the Witness Administration Program, the Notaries Public Program and the Community Wellness Court.
Fax number: 867-393-6212
The Yukon Land Titles Office has the legal responsibility for examining and registering documents for ownership of land. The Yukon Land Titles Office also examines, registers and ensures accuracy of all survey plans for the Yukon.
Fax number: 867-393-6358
The Public Guardian and Trustee of Yukon protects the legal rights and financial interests of children, and acts as guardian of last resort for adults who have no known relatives or friends to assist them. The office administers the estates of deceased and missing persons where there is no known next-of-kin.
Fax number: 867-393-6246
The Yukon Public Law Library is located in the Andrew Philipsen Law Centre at 2134 Second Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5H6.
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 3086
Location: Yukon Public Law Library
View the Justice organizational structure.