- Find a Yukon emergency contact number
- File a protective court order
- Find financial assistance options
- Update your personal information and accounts
Find a Yukon emergency contact number
Yukon emergency contact numbers
Call VictimLINK 24 hours: 1-800-563-0808
Whitehorse Victim Services. Call Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. 867-667-8500 or toll-free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 8500
Dawson City Victim Services: 867-993-5831
Watson Lake Victim Services:867-536-2541
Yukon Women's Transition Home Society (Kaushee’s Place) in Whitehorse: Call 867-668-5733
Dawson City Women’s Shelter: Call 867-993-5086
Watson Lake Transition Home: Call 867-536-7233
Counseling and support services in Whitehorse
Child and Adolescent Therapeutic Services: Call 867-667-8227
Family and Children’s Services: Call 867-667-3002
Victim Services: Call 867-667-8500 or toll-free 1-800-661-0408, ext. 8500
Les EssentiELLEs (French service): Call 867-668-2636
Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services: Call 867-456-3838 or toll-free 1-866-456-3838
Skookum Jim Friendship Centre: Call 867-633-7680
Adult community services: Call 867-667-5674
Many Rivers Counseling and Support Services: Call 867-667-2970
Government of Yukon's Employee Assistance Program: Call 867-668-3327
Women’s Advocate (Women’s Centre): Call 867-667-2693
Law Line Whitehorse: Call 867-668-5297 or toll free 1-866-667-4305
Lawyer referral service: Call 867-668-4231
Yukon Legal Aid: 867-667-5210 or toll free 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5210
File a protective court order
File a protective court order
Contact Victim Services to find out about protective court orders. Their staff will help you determine what type of court order you need and help you file it.
Additional safety measures
Change your locks
- Home owners: Contact a locksmith in your area. This will cost around $50 for a house call and $9 per door and $3 per key.
- Renters: Contact your landlord. In some cases they will cover costs of security features like deadbolts and peepholes.
Report concerns about firearms
Contact the RCMP if you're concerned your partner has a firearm or firearm licence. You can also record a 'spousal concern' if your partner applies for or has a firearms licence. Call 1-800-731-4000.
Find financial assistance options
Apply for child care financial assistance
Apply for a child care subsidy. There are provisions for emergency situations.
Find income support services
- Social assistance, Government of Yukon
- Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada: Call 667-3399 to make an appointment.
Find out if you are eligible for social housing
Update your personal information and accounts
Update your personal information
- Get a new phone number. Contact your service provider to get a new mobile phone number or Northwestel (1-888-423-2333) to change your landline number.
- Change your mailing address. Contact Canada Post.
- Update or replace your Yukon health care card with Health and Social Services.
- Apply for a marital status change after 90 days of separation. Contact the Canada Revenue Agency at 1-800-387-1193.
- Update your banking information.
- Set up your own bank account. You can do this on most bank websites or you can make an appointment to do it in person.
Update your online accounts
- Change the passwords of all your personal online accounts, including email, social media, banking, device log-ins, etc. Choose something your (ex) partner won't be able to guess. Print and save threatening or harassing emails, online posts, texts and voicemails. These can be used as evidence of abuse.
- Delete your internet browser history. This will prevent the abuser from seeing information you've viewed. Be aware that there is a risk involved in removing data from your computer as your partner may notice that the browser history has been cleared or that previously save passwords have been deleted.