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Resources & Supports for Yukon Women

This page is organized into 5 sections: general supports, transition and safe houses, legal information and supports, specific sexualized violence supports and substance use related supports. 

General Supports

Women's Shelters, Transition and Safe Houses

Legal Information and Supports

Specific Sexualized Violence Supports

Substance-Use Related Supports

Support Programs

@ 405 Ogilvie St 

  • Support & counselling for clients of Blood Ties

  • Health services, programs and navigation

  • Housing services, programs and navigation

  • Drug User Support Group

Education and Prevention Programs in Whitehorse and rural Yukon Communities

  • Prevention education in HIV, Hepatitis C, STI’s and Harm Reduction

  • Sexual Health Education

  • Harm Reduction, HIV and Hepatitis C education for health and social service providers

  • Overdose Prevention Education

  • Capacity building prevention programs to service providers across Yukon

  • Safer Sex education and supply distribution (condoms, dental dams, lube)

Supervised Consumption Site @ 6189 6th Avenue 

Monday to Friday from 12pm-9pm

  • A safe and confidential space for people to consume their drugs by injection, snorting, or swallowing (smoking coming soon!).

  • Friendly and non-judgmental staff will help out in the event of an overdose and can provide health care services, referrals, supportive listening, and other support as needed.

  • Drug  checking services

  • Computer access, snacks, hot drinks, and a telephone available to people accessing our services.

  • Naloxone and harm reduction kits.

  • Education on harm reduction and overdose prevention.

Community Outreach Van

Every night from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Contact 867-334-1647 (call or text) for mobile services

  • Safer injection kit program

  • Safer pipe kit program

  • Safer snorting kit program

  • Needle disposal and pick up (call/text 867-334-1647 for pick up)

  • Naloxone kits and overdose prevention education

  • Drug Checking Program

  • Harm Reduction education

  • Winter clothing, socks, toques and mitts

  • Supportive listening

  • Snacks and warm beverages

  • Hygiene supplies

  • Nursing

Harm Reduction Program @ 405 Ogilvie St (Door in the Alley)

Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

  • Safer injection kit program

  • Safer snorting kit program

  • Safer pipe kit program (bubble and stem kits available)

  • Needle disposal and needle pick up (call/text 867-332-8268 if pick up is required)

  • Take Home Naloxone kits and overdose prevention education

  • Harm Reduction education

  • Drug Checking program

  • Hygiene supplies

  • Socks and mitts

  • Snacks

Withdrawal Management Services

  • This service provides medically supported services to help people more safely pause or stop using drugs or alcohol. Withdrawal management services can offer a connection to supports when people want to make a change in their life.

  • After 4:30 p.m. or on weekends phone: 867-667-8473

Intensive Treatment Programs

  • These programs provide addictions treatment and mental wellness support to people who require a live-in environment, or to people who would like to live at home and access group-based treatment. Programs are available for all genders and intake is ongoing.

  • To book an intake or to learn more, call 867-456-3838 Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Counselling Services

  • Counsellors provide screening, assessment and counselling support to clients for a wide range of mental wellness and substance use challenges. Individual and group counselling are available. You can expect an individual counselling appointment within 72 hours of your call.

  • To take the first step, call 867-456-3838 Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Psychiatric Outreach Program

  • This program provides assessment, treatment, case management and outreach support to clients with a mental illness such as schizophrenia, bi-polar and psychosis. The Psychiatric Outreach Program includes the following services:

  • Early Psychosis Intervention for people between the ages of 15 and 30 who have received a new diagnosis of psychosis, schizophrenia or bipolar; and

  • the Mental Health Transitional Treatment Residence that provides a supported living environment to help people regain their ability to live independently. 

  • To learn more, call 867-456-3838.

Child, Youth and Family Services

  • This team will provide services to meet the needs of children, youth and families. These services include early intervention, crisis management, assessment, counselling, outreach, family therapy and case management.

  • To find out more, call 867-456-3838 Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.