What services do we provide?
We provide services in your home community, including:
- child welfare;
- youth probation;
- family services;
- community support services; and
- adult protection.
- identification of problems that cause family breakdown and child abuse or neglect;
- action to prevent family breakdown and child abuse or neglect, including:
- respite care for special needs children;
- counselling services;
- in-home support; and
- support to services that improve family functioning;
- investigation and assessment of reported child abuse or neglect;
- protection of children by taking them into the care of the director, either by agreement with parents or by order of the territorial court;
- adoption services;
- services to children in care; and
- recruitment and support of foster homes.
- prepare pre-sentence reports, progress reports, reviews and undertakings;
- support diversion and extrajudicial measures;
- monitor and counsel youth; and
- supervise community service orders.
- case management for people and their families;
- alcohol and drug services referrals; and
- supportive services for children and families.
Contact your local office for information on your eligibility for these services. For more information read the Child and Family Services Act.
Support for seniors and people with disabilities
- case management; and
- help accessing services.
Contact your local office for information on eligibility. For more information read the Social Assistance Act.
Adult protection services
We provide support for adults experiencing abuse, neglect or self-neglect who may be unable to seek help.
- protection; and
- support to be safe and secure.
Contact your local office
Carmacks and Klondike Highway
Haines Junction, Destruction Bay, Burwash Landing and Beaver Creek
Mayo and Elsa
Phone: 867-667-5674 (Income Support)
Phone: 867-667-3002 (Family and Children’s Services)
If you have questions, toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408. Our Whitehorse office is open Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5 pm.
In person: 4114-4th Avenue (4th floor) in Whitehorse