Find programs for youth-at-risk or youth in the justice system

Youth Achievement Centre (YAC) provides day and after-school programs that promote:

  • trust;
  • respect; and
  • responsibility

These programs are for youth-at-risk and young people in the youth justice system.

Day programs, such as:

  • education outreach;
  • fitness and nutrition;
  • woodworking; and
  • other life-skills programs.

After-school programs, such as:

  • pottery;
  • woodworking;
  • community service work; and
  • recreational opportunities.

Prevention programs, such as:

  • frustration management;
  • alcohol and drug awareness; and
  • self-esteem.

How to get your child enrolled in a YAC program?

You need to submit a completed referral application so your child can take part in a program.


YAC can provide transportation if your child needs support getting to school, YAC, or work.

YAC is located at 501 Taylor Street in Whitehorse, and iis open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 867-667-3759


If you have question email or phone 867-667-3759, or toll free in Yukon, Nunavut and NWT 1-800-661-0408 extension 3759.