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Most Sexualized Assault Response Team (SART) services are only available in Whitehorse.

You can phone the Sexualized Assault Support Line anywhere in Yukon if you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted. In an emergency, phone 911 or the RCMP in your community.

Supports for people who've experienced sexualized assault

  • The Crisis Line at the Women's Transition Home operates 24/7.
    • Contact information: 867-668-5733
  • The Hope for Wellness Helpline is toll-free, 24/7 and is for immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to Indigenous peoples across Canada.
    • Contact information: 1-855-242-3310
  • TAO Tel-Aide, a telephone helpline, is a free, anonymous and confidential telephone assistance service for French-speaking people who need emotional support.
    • The service is available 24/7 at 1-800-567-9699.
  • The HealthLine is staffed by registered nurses who can answer your health questions or direct you to someone in your community.
    • Contact information: 8-1-1
  • Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services offers a variety of services, including individual counselling, outreach services and community support.

Dawson City

  • The Dawson City Women’s Shelter provides confidential shelter, support and advocacy to women and children in crisis on a 24-hour basis.
    • Contact information: 867-993-5086
  • The Men’s Shelter provides short-term emergency shelter supporting men.
    • Contact information: 867-993-7100 extension 225
  • Victim Services provides crisis and emergency supports for victims of crimes.
    • Contact information: 867-993-5831
  • The Dawson City Community Hospital provides health care by doctors and nurses 24 hours a day, year-round.
    • Contact information: 867-993-4444
  • The Dawson Medical Clinic offers a central, comfortable and fully-staffed clinic where you can see a family doctor.
    • Contact information: 867-993-5744

Beaver Creek

  • The Health Centre is staffed by nurses, with on-call services available after hours. The Health Centre provides video-conferencing facilities.
    • Contact information: 867-862-4444

Carcross

  • The Health Centre services Carcross and Tagish communities and provides nursing services during regular hours and on-call services after hours. The Health Centre provides video-conferencing facilities.
    • Contact information: 867-821-4444

Carmacks

  • The Health Centre is staffed by nurses during regular hours who provide on-call services after hours. The Health Centre provides video-conferencing facilities.
    • Contact information: 867-863-4444

Faro

  • The Health Centre is staffed by nurses during regular hours who provide on-call services after hours. The Health Centre provides video-conferencing facilities.
    • Contact information: 867-994-4444

Haines Junction

  • The Health Centre is staffed by nurses during regular hours who provide on-call services after hours. The Health Centre provides video-conferencing facilities.
    • Contact information: 867-634-4444

Destruction Bay

  • The Health Centre is staffed by nurses during regular hours who provide on-call services after hours. The Health Centre provides video-conferencing facilities.
    • Contact information: 867-841-4444

Mayo

  • The Health Centre is staffed by nurses during regular hours who provide on-call services after hours. The Health Centre provides video-conferencing facilities.
    • Contact information: 867-996-4444

Old Crow

  • The Health Centre is staffed by nurses during regular hours who provide on-call services after hours. The Health Centre provides video-conferencing facilities.
    • Contact information: 867-966-4444

Pelly Crossing

  • The Health Centre is staffed by nurses during regular hours who provide on-call services after hours. The Health Centre provides video-conferencing facilities.
    • Contact information: 867-537-4444

Ross River

  • The Health Centre is staffed by nurses during regular hours who provide on-call services after hours. The Health Centre provides video-conferencing facilities.
    • Contact information: 867-969-4444

Teslin

  • The Health Centre is staffed by nurses during regular hours who provide on-call services after hours. The Health Centre provides video-conferencing facilities.
    • Contact information: 867-390-4444

Watson Lake

  • The Help and Hope Transition Home offers a community-based shelter for the care and protection of women and their children who've experienced violence.
    • Contact information: 867-536-7233
  • The Watson Lake Hospital provides health care by doctors and nurses 24 hours a day, year-round.
    • Contact information: 867-536-4444
  • The Watson Lake Health Centre offers a central, comfortable and fully staffed clinic to deliver programs.
    • Contact information: 867-536-5255
  • Victim Services provides crisis and emergency supports for victims of crimes.
    • Contact information: 867-536-2541

Whitehorse

  • The Women’s Transition Home provides safety, support and shelter to women and children who're experiencing violence.
    • Contact information: 867-668-5733
  • The Emergency Youth Shelter provides a safe bed for youth when needed. The shelter can assist youth in reconnecting with family, friends and community. For access to the Emergency Youth Shelter, phone after 4 p.m.
    • Contact information: 867-633-7699
  • The Whitehorse Emergency Shelter provides shelter and supports to people in Whitehorse in need.
    • Contact Information: 867-455-2820
  • Blood Ties offers drop-in centre support services, harm reduction services and Outreach Van harm reduction services.
    • Contact information: 867-633-2437
  • Yukon Communicable Disease Control is responsible for the prevention, monitoring, and control of all communicable diseases in Yukon.
    • Contact information: 867-667-8323

Free counselling services in Yukon

Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services

Provides fast access to counselling for victims of sexualized assault. Mental Wellness and Substance Use Services is a member of the Sexualized Assault Response Team.

Counsellors also provide a range of mental wellness services to support individuals, families and communities. This includes:

  • counselling;
  • withdrawal management;
  • intensive treatment programs;
  • mental health nursing; and
  • education.

Contact information:

Phone toll free in Yukon: 1-866-456-3838

Whitehorse

Phone: 867-456-3838

Watson Lake and Teslin

Phone: 867-536-3222

Dawson City, Mayo, Old Crow and Ross River

Phone: 867-993-4304

Carmacks, Pelly and Faro

Phone: 867-863-2413

Haines Junction, Destruction Bay, Burwash Landing and Beaver Creek

Phone: 867-634-7504

Victim Services

Provides crisis support, counselling, information and navigation of the justice system to victims of any crime.

Support workers can offer free, confidential, victim-centered supports, information and accompaniment services for victims of sexualized assault.

Contact information:

Email: victim.services@gov.yk.ca

Phone toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, extension 8500

Whitehorse

Phone: 867-667-8500

Dawson City

Phone: 867-993-5831

Watson Lake

Phone: 867-536-2541

Other counselling options:

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) – Yukon Division

Offers free counselling services for youth, adults and couples and free wellness programs for youth and adults.

Phone: 867-668-6429

All Genders Yukon

Connects transgender, 2-spirit, non-binary individuals and their partners with safe counselling services.

Email: allgendersyukon@hotmail.com

Blood Ties Four Directions

Provides counselling and other support services for individuals who are HIV or Hepatitis C positive, or at significant risk of becoming so.

The Outreach Van in Whitehorse provides counselling services from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Saturday.

Phone: 867-334-1647

Kwanlin Dün First Nation

Provides referrals for general counselling services that recognize the interconnection of addictions, trauma, and mental wellness. Services are offered to individuals, couples, and families. Open to all, but priority given to Kwanlin Dün citizens.

Phone: 867-668-7289

Residential Schools Resolution Health Support Crisis Line

A 24-hour national residential school crisis line to provide support for former residential school students.

Phone toll free: 1-866-925-4419

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