Application process, information, assessment, placement, counselling, support, and forms for Yukon and inter-country adoptions.
Adult protection and decision-making
Tools to assist adults (19 and older) who have some diminished ability to make their own decisions.
In Yukon, you can appoint someone you trust to make health care and personal care decisions for you through an Advance Directive.
Alcohol and Drug Services
Prevention, detoxification, outpatient counselling, inpatient services, youth services and outreach.
Birth certificate, registration, and correcting a birth record.
The Care Consent Act deals with consent and substitute consent to health care, admission to care facilities and personal assistance services.
Child Care Subsidy Program
Helps families who need child care and may not be able to afford the cost.
Child care services
Listing of all Yukon Child Care Centres, download the Day Home checklist for health concerns and find child care professional designation guidelines.
Children with disabilities
Provides support to Yukon families to care for their child with a disability.
Children's Dental Program
Provides services to Yukon children, from newborn to Grade 8 or Grade 12. Yukon Dental Health Services provides diagnostic, preventative and restorative dental services
Children's Drug and Optical Program
Assists low income families with the cost of prescription drugs and eye care for children under the age of 19.
Choosing child care
Advice, tips and checklists to help you choose childcare.
Chronic Disease Program
Provides benefits for Yukon residents who have a chronic disease or a serious functional disability.
Communicable Disease Control
Monitors and controls all infectious diseases. Confidential testing for all sexually transmitted diseases. STD testing and treatment, emergency and non-emergency birth control, needle stick injuries, food poisoning, and more...
Community Health Centres
Listings and phone numbers for Community Health Centres in Yukon.
Home care, community day program, residential care programs and respite care services.
Correcting a record
For corrections or amendments to a Birth/Marriage/Death Record.
If you are caring for children in your home, you may want to be licensed as a family day home.
Safe withdrawal from alcohol and other drugs.
Direct Operating Grant
Provides funding to child care programs to help ongoing operating and maintenance costs and to reduce the pressure to raise parent fees.
Listing of links related to disabilities and disability services.
Doctorless Patient Online Registry
Yukon residents eligible for Insured Health Beneﬁts and currently without a family doctor are asked to register with the Department of Health and Social Services to help us determine the actual number of residents without doctors and how many doctors we need to serve our residents.
Engages in consultation and provides information, advice inspections and enforcement services on water quality, sewage and solid waste disposal, food quality, institutional hygiene, special events, recreational facilities and more.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Yukon does much to support those with FASD and their families and caregivers, including diagnosis.
Finding a doctor
A list of all licenced physicians in Yukon. Contact the Yukon Medical Council for the most up to date information.
Information on seasonal and pandemic flu.
Anyone, 19 or older, who wants to share their home with a child in need can apply to become a foster parent. Find out more about training and how to become a foster parent.
Reliable health information for Yukoners.
Health Profession Education Bursary
Supporting Yukon students in health education programs. Download the application online.
Find out more about health promotion campaigns. Includes public awareness campaigns, school and community workshops, supporting development of environments, which promote health, and conducting quality reviews of health programming.
Provides coverage for medically required hospital and medical services, and certain dental-surgical procedures.
Every spring, the Whitehorse Health Centre hosts a health fair for children turning three and children turning five.
HealthLine – 811
Call 811 for free, confidential 24-hour service available to anyone in Yukon.
A voluntary service offering intensive home-based support to overburdened families, prenatally and/or at birth through school age.
A complete range of audiology and hearing aid services to Yukon residents of all ages.
Health-related services for people who have difficulty accessing services due to mobility or health restraints.
The Whitehorse Health Centre has a number of drop-in times for Yukoners to receive their immunizations
Insured Health Benefits
Find out what is considered an insured service and what is not.
Kids Recreation Fund
A special fund to helps parents with the cost of registration fees and/or special clothing, supplies and equipment for their children.
How to get married in Yukon: applying for a marriage licence and certificate.
Medical Health Officer
Responsible for communicable disease control, environmental health, emergency preparedness and response and more.
Helps eligible people with the cost of medically necessary transportation.
A community mental health clinic offers assessment, individual and group therapy, supportive counselling and referral services for a wide range of emotional and behavioural problems and mental illnesses.
How to legally change your name.
Nursing Bursary Program
Supports people who live or have lived in Yukon and are attending nursing school. Download the application form online.
Publications with tips and ideas that encourage good nutrition.
Organ Donation Program
What you need to know about organ and tissue donation. Help give the gift of life.
Care that is offered to a person who is dying.
Pharmacare & Extended Health Care Benefits (for seniors)
Helps registered senior citizens with the cost of prescription drugs, dental care, eye care and medical-surgical supplies and equipment.
Pioneer Utility Grant
Pioneer Utility Grant helps eligible people 65 and over with home heating costs.
Placement and Support Services (for children)
Includes adoption, foster care, services for children in care, child abuse treatment and child care services.
Professional Development Fund
Assists those working in the health and social services fields advance their direct delivery skills so they can provide Yukon people with high quality services.
Help to stop smoking or take steps toward becoming smoke-free, or find reliable information about tobacco use.
Reporting Child Abuse
Call 867-667-3002 to report concerns. All Yukoners have a responsibility to ensure the protection of children from abuse.
Residential care programs
There are three continuing care facilities in Yukon
Respite care services
Provides short-term relief to caregivers looking after a relative or friend at home.
Senior and elder abuse
Help is available for seniors or elders experiencing abuse or neglect.
Seniors Income Supplement
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).
Information about your sexual health.
Smart Travel Plan
Print out a Yukon Smart Travel Plan, and leave it with a friend, family member, co-worker or other responsible person who will notice if you don't return back on time
Provides financial assistance to people who don't have enough money to live on.
Territorial Supplementary Allowance
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).
The Travel Clinics at the Whitehorse Health Centre are recommended for all travellers.
The Whitehorse Health Centre has a number of drop-in times for immunizations.
Register and order certificates for life events, like a birth, death or marriage.
Youth Criminal Justice Act
Applies to people aged 12-17 inclusive at the time they are alleged to have committed an offence.
Youth Criminal Justice Act (for parents)
Your support will be critical if your child is going through the criminal justice system.
Youth Investment Fund
Provides financial support to short term projects aimed at youth.