Whitehorse services

Medical Services: Whitehorse General Hospital; Whitehorse Health Centre; Yukon Government Health & Social Services; 10 private Medical Clinics (including two walk-in clinics); several NGOs.

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Whitehorse

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Office Hours

Description

Child Placement and Adoption

 867-667-3002

1-800-661-0408

3002

Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 5:00pm

Services include adoption, foster care, services for children in care, child abuse treatment and child care services.  

Alcohol and Drug Treatment & Services

 867-667-5777

1-800-661-0408

5777

Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 4:00pm

Prevention, Counselling, Inpatient Treatment, Outreach & Youth services.

Alcoholics Anonymous

 867-668-5878

n/a

n/a

n/a

Call for meeting times and location.

Blood Ties Needle Exchange

 867-633-2437

1-877-333-2437

n/a

Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 4:30pm; 
Closed 12:00 to 1:00pm

Providing Support and Education for Individuals, Families, Agencies and Communities in Relation to HIV/AIDS and HEPATITIS C

Detox Centre

 867-667-8473 

Collect calls
accepted

n/a

24 hours/day 
7 days a week 

Supervized detoxification.

Outreach Van - "No fixed address" 

 867-334-1647

n/a

n/a

Mon - Sat:
4:00pm to 9:00pm
Serves Whitehorse 
streets

Provides food, clothing, and nursing, harm reduction material and counseling to street-involved children, youth, and families. The van travels the streets of Whitehorse six nights a week with the aim of reducing the harmful effects of poverty, drug and alcohol use, homelessness and the goal of aiding those affected in transitioning from the streets or substance abuse.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Society of Yukon (FASSY)

 867-393-4948

n/a

n/a

Mon - Fri:
9:00am to 4:00pm

Support and understanding for individuals affected by prenatal alcohol.

Al-Anon or Alateen

 867-667-7142

n/a

n/a

Call for meeting
times and locations.

Help for families of alcoholics by practicing the Twelve Steps, by welcoming and giving comfort to families of alcoholics, and by giving understanding and encouragement to the alcoholic.

Mammography

 867-393-8740

n/a

n/a

Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 5:00pm

Recommends a mammogram every 2 years for women 50 and older. Self referral after 50, doctor referral required under 50.

Child Care Services Unit

 867-667-3492

1-800-661-0408

3492

Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 5:00pm

Ensures quality, accessible and comprehensive childcare services for Yukon children and families. Some services include: childcare subsidies; direct operating grants to licensed child facilities.

Child Care Subsidy Program

 867-667-3492

1-800-661-0408

3492

Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 5:00pm

The subsidy program assists families who need child care for their children and may not be able to afford the cost of child care.

Children's Dental Health

 867-667-8360

1-800-661-0408

8360

Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 5:00pm

See web page link for individual School contacts.

Early Childhood

 867-667-3745

1-800-661-0408

3745

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Provides a range of supports for children, and their families to ensure they get the best possible start in life, as well as through their early school years, through a variety of programs.

Family Services

 867-667-3002

1-800-661-0408

3002

Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 5:00pm

Provides early identification of problems leading to family breakdown and child abuse/neglect and early remedial action to prevent family breakdown and child abuse/neglect.

Healthy Families

 867-667-3745

1-800-661-0408

3745

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Early intervention program birth to 5 years, for high risk families.

Placement and Support Services

 867-667-3002

1-800-661-0408

3002

Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 5:00pm

Foster Care Services, Child Abuse Treatment Services (CATS), Adoption Services, Services to Children in Care and Custody

Youth Justice

 867-667-3610

1-800-661-0408

3610

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Works to prevent or reduce the incidence of youth crime; promote health and well-being of youth and families; deliver safe, secure and culturally sensitive programs in response to youth crime, and promote healthy re-integration of young persons into the community.

Environmental Health

 867-667-8391

1-800-661-0408

8391

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Provides information, advice, inspections and enforcement services on water quality, sewage and solid waste disposal, food quality, institutional hygiene, specia. Promotes care for the environment in the interest of human health. 

Mental Health Services

 867-667-8346

1-800-661-0408

8346

Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 5:00pm

Community mental health clinic offering assessment, individual and group therapy, supportive counselling and referral services for a wide range of emotional and behavioural problems and mental illnesses. Mental health professionals work to provide assistance in managing depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorders.

Community Day Program

 867-667-8961

1-800-661-0408

8961

 Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 5:00pm

Provides services and support to adults with cognitive or physical impairments and to their caregivers, making it possible for them to experience an optimum quality of life while continuing to live in the community.

Copper Ridge Place

 867-393-7500

1-800-661-0408

7500

 Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Long term care home

Home Care Program

 867-667-5774

1-800-661-0408

5774

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Provides health services to individuals who cannot easily access health care in the community, or who need assistance in performing daily activities.

Macaulay Lodge

 867-667-5955

1-800-661-0408

 

 Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Long term care home

Respite Care Services

 867-667-8961

1-800-661-0408

8961

 Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Respite Care Services are available to provide short-term relief to caregivers looking after a relative or friend at home in the community.

Many Rivers Counselling

 867-667-2970

Collect calls
accepted

n/a

Mon - Fri:
9:00am to 5:00pm

Provides counselling services to all Yukon communities

Second Opinion Society (SOS)

 867-667-2037

n/a

n/a

Call

 

Victoria Faulker Women’s Center

  867-667-2693 

Collect calls
accepted

n/a

Mon - Wed and Fri: 
11am to 3pm 
& most Thursdays:
3pm to 9pm

Information, counselling, referrals, programs and education on all women's issues.

Bringing Youth Towards Equality (BYTE)

 867-667-7975

n/a

n/a

Mon - Fri:
9:00am to 4:30pm

B.Y.T.E.’s services are directed at youth between ages 12 - 29. B.Y.T.E. seeks to bring about positive change by promoting social consciousness towards: youth culture, human rights, the environment, racism, violence, substance abuse, homelessness, spirituality, sexuality and politics.

See Dental & Denture Clinics

 

 

 

 

 

Children's Dental Health

 867-667-8360

1-800-661-0408

8360

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

See web page link for individual School contacts.

Diabetes Centre

 867-393-8711

n/a

n/a

Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 5:00pm

Diabetes education and support for all adults diagnosed with diabetes. Requires referral from family doctor or community health centre. Services provided to communities via TeleHealth.

Autism Yukon

 867-667-6406

n/a

n/a

Call

Support for families and individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Resource Library.

Learning Disabilities Association of Yukon

 867-668-5167

n/a

n/a

 

Provides Services and programs for all Yukoners with learning disabilities.

Services to Persons with Disabilities

 867-393-7169

1-800-661-0408

4169

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Day Programs, Disability Supports, and Respite Care for families.

Supported Independent Living

 867-667-5670

1-800-661-0408

5670

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Provides support to individuals to enable them to live independently in the community.

Yukon Council On Disability

 867-668-6703

n/a

n/a

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Dedicated to providing quality services to promote social and economic independence for persons with disabilities. 

Child Development Centre

 867- 456-8182

1-866-835-8386

n/a

Mon - Thu: 
8:00am to 4:30pm 
Friday: 
8:00am to 4:00pm 

Closed from mid-June
to mid-August

Provides early supports and services to children from birth to school age, particularly those whose needs are special. Assessment of a child’s development; integrated therapeutic preschool program; home-based programs; regular visits to rural Yukon communities;  education and support groups for parents and caregivers; and  resource materials for parents and community members.

Doctor Clinics (Private)

 

 

 

 

 

Doctors/Clinics taking new patients - information line

 867-393-6980

1-800-661-0408

6980

Automated phone
message.

HSS updated list of doctors accepting new patients.

Obstetrician and Gynecologist Office

 867-393-8915 

n/a

n/a

By referral only.

You must be referred by a licensed physician. This would include your family doctor or a physician working from a walk-in clinic.

Specialist Clinic

 867-393-8748

n/a

n/a

Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 5:00pm

You must be referred by a licensed physician. This would include your family doctor or a physician working from a walk-in clinic.

Whitehorse Surgeons Office

 867-393-8908

n/a

n/a

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

You must be referred by a licensed physician. This would include your family doctor or a physician working from a walk-in clinic.

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Yukon (GALA)

 867-333-5800

n/a

n/a

n/a

Support and Resources for Gays and Lesbians, both adults and youth.

Kids Help Phone

n/a

1-800-668-6868

n/a

24 hours/
7 days a week

Couselling and information on all Kids related topics.

RPAY Healthy Living

 867-668-3012

n/a

n/a

Mon - Fri:
9:00am to 4:00pm

4 week program for healthier, active living. Includes nutritional info, walking program, and support.

Blood Ties Four Directions Centre

 867-633-2437

1-877-333-2437

n/a

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 4:30pm

Mainly counsel people infected with, or affected by, HIV/Aids or Hepatitis C.

Communicable Disease Control

 867-667-8369

1-800-661-0408

8369

By appointment only:
Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 12:00pm
Drop In:
12:30pm to 4:00pm

Confidential testing for all infectious & sexually transmitted diseases including Hep C, HIV, STIs, TB. Testing, Treatment & Support.

Hospice Yukon

 867-667-7429

n/a

n/a

Mon - Fri: 
11:30am to 3:00pm

Provides support for individuals and their loved ones facing advanced illness, death and bereavement. Address the diverse physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of all those who come to us for support.

Flu Shot

 867-667-8864

1-800-661-0408

8864

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Between October and December, Yukon residents are being encouraged to get their flu shot. Flu shots are free for all Yukon residents. Call for clinic times and dates.

Yukon Seniors Income Supplement

 867-667-5674

1-800-661-0408

5674

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

The Yukon government provides an income supplement of up to $100 monthly to low income seniors 65 years and over who are also receiving the federal old age security (OAS) and guaranteed income supplement (GIS).

Chronic Disease Program

 867-667-5092

1-800-661-0408

5092

Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 5:00pm

The Chronic Disease and Disability Benefits Program provides benefits for Yukon residents who have a chronic disease or a serious functional disability.

Coverage Outside Yukon

 867-667-5209

1-800-661-0408

5209

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

If you maintain your Yukon residency and your registration with the Yukon Health Care Insurance Plan, you have basic coverage for medically necessary hospital and physician services. However, there are limitations to the coverage which you should know about before you begin your journey.

Hearing Services

 867-667-5913

1-800-661-0408

5913

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Provides a complete range of audiology and hearing aid services to Yukon residents of all ages.

Medical Travel

 867-667-5203

1-800-661-0408

5203

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Travel for medical treatment program is available to help eligible persons with the cost of medically necessary transportation. Medical emergency and non-emergency services, which are not available in the home community but are necessary for the well being of the patient.

Yukon Supplementary Allowance

 867-667-5674

1-800-661-0408

5674

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

If you are a Yukon resident and are receiving or are eligible to receive Social Assistance, you may also be eligible to receive the Territorial Supplementary Allowance, (TSA).

Yukon Health Card

 867-667-5209

1-800-661-0408

5209

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Provides coverage for medically required hospital and medical services, and certain dental-surgical procedures. The cost of providing these services to Yukoners is met through the general revenues of the territory. You pay no premiums.

Children's Drug and Optical Program

 867-667-8494

1-800-661-0408

8494

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Designed to assist low income families with the cost of prescription drugs and eye care for children under the age of 19.

Pharmacare

 867-667-5403

1-800-661-0408

5403

Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 5:00pm

To be eligible for benefits you must be registered with the Yukon Health Care Insurance Plan (YHCIP). You must be a Yukon resident at least 65 years of age or aged 60 and married to a living Yukon resident who is at least 65 years of age.

Public Guardian and Trustee

 867-667-5366

1-800-661-0408

5366

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Operates under Yukon law to protect the legal rights and financial interests of children, to act as guardian of last resort for adults who require financial and personal decision making, and to administer the estates of deceased and missing persons where there is no one else to do so.

Many Rivers Counselling

 867-667-2970

Collect calls
accepted

n/a

Mon - Fri:
9:00am to 5:00pm

Provides mental health counselling services to all Yukon communities.

Mental Health Services

 867-667-8346

1-800-661-0408

8346

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Community mental health clinic offering assessment, individual and group therapy, supportive counselling and referral services for a wide range of emotional and behavioural problems and mental illnesses. Mental health professionals work to provide assistance in managing depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorders.

WGH Nutritionist - Community Dietitian

 867- 456-6160

1-800-661-0408

6160

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Doctor referral required.

Yukon Organ Donation Program

 867-667-5209

1-800-661-0408

5209

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Information on how to become an organ donor.

Commercial Pharmacies

 

 

 

 

 

Poison Control

1-604-682-5050

n/a

n/a

 

 

See Pregnancy

 

 

 

 

 

See Sexual Assault & Family Violence

 

 

 

 

 

Blood Ties Four Directions Centre

 867-633-2437

1-877-333-2437

n/a

Mon - Fri: 
8:30am to 4:30pm

STI testing available 1:00pm to 3:00pm Wednesdays only, on a walk-in basis

Communicable Disease Control

 867-667-8323

1-800-661-0408

8323

By appointment only:
Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 12:00pm
Drop In:
12:30pm to 4:00pm 

Confidential testing for all infectious & sexually transmitted diseases including Hep C, HIV, STIs, TB. Testing, Treatment & Support.

Community Health Centres provide STI testing in all communities

 

 

 

 

 

Smoker's Line

 867-667-8393

1-800-661-0408

8393

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Free Smoking Cessation Kit and some programming is available.

Canadian Cancer Society

 867-668-6440

1-888-939-3333

n/a

Mon - Thur: 
11:00am to 2:00pm

Support and resources for quitting smoking.

Travel Clinics (Vaccinations) - Whitehorse Health Centre

 867-667-8864

1-800-661-0408

8864

Mon - Fri:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Free consultation with an experienced Community Health Nurse who reviews your health history and previous vaccinations.