Find social services in your community

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.

Child welfare

We provide:

  • 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.

Contact your local office for information on your eligibility for these services. For more information read the Child and Family Services Act and the Children’s Law Act.

Youth probation

We help:

  • prepare pre-sentence reports, progress reports, reviews and undertakings;
  • support diversion and extrajudicial measures;
  • monitor and counsel youth; and
  • supervise community service orders.

Contact your local office for information on your eligibility for these services. For more information read the Canada Youth Criminal Justice Act and the Children’s Law Act.

Family services

We offer:

  • 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

We provide:

  • 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 help adults who need support and are eligible under the  Decision Making, Support and Protection to Adults Act.

We provide support related to:

  • health care;
  • personal care; and
  • decisions about finances and property.

Contact your local office for information on eligibility. For more information read the Social Assistance Act.

Contact your local office

Carcross

Phone: 867-821-2920

Carmacks and Klondike Highway

Phone: 867-863-5800

Dawson City

Phone: 867-993-7890

Faro

Phone: 867-994-2749

Haines Junction, Destruction Bay, Burwash Landing and Beaver Creek

Phone: 867-634-2203

Mayo and Elsa

Phone: 867-996-2283

Old Crow

Phone: 867-993-7890

Pelly Crossing

Phone: 867-863-5800

Ross River

Phone: 867-969-3200

Teslin

Phone: 867-390-2588

Watson Lake

Phone: 867-536-2232

Whitehorse

Phone: 867-667-5674

Contact: 

If you have questions, phone 867-667-8921, toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 8921. Our Whitehorse office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In person: 4114-4th Avenue (4th floor) in Whitehorse