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.
Birth certificate, registration, and correcting a birth record.
Child Care Subsidy Program
Helps families who need child care and may not be able to afford the cost.
Child Support - Maintenance Enforcement Program
Enforces agreements or court orders that require support payments to a spouse or child. Either parent can register with this program.
Child Support Guidelines
A set of rules and tables for calculating the amount of support a paying parent should contribute toward his or her children.
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.
Community Health Centres
Listings and phone numbers for Community Health Centres in Yukon.
Everyone has a role in making their home and their community safe and there are lots of ways to do it.
Education Appeal Tribunal
This Tribunal hears appeals from parents and students who would like to go beyond the Department of Education to resolve a dispute. The tribunal considers the educational interests of the child, the impact on all students and all relevant factors.
Family justice matters include separation and divorce and family violence.
Family Law Information Centre (FLIC)
The FLIC provides free information in the areas of child support, parenting after separation, and family law.
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.
Between October and December, Yukon residents are being encouraged to get their flu shot. Flu shots are free for all Yukon residents.
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.
Francophone School Board
Operates the Yukon's only French first language school, École Émilie-Tremblay. Provides information on French first-language education.
Gadzoosda Student Residence
When there is no senior grade secondary school in a community, parents can apply to have their children stay at the 38-bed Gadzoosda Student Residence in Whitehorse and attend either F.H. Collins Secondary School or Vanier Catholic Secondary School.
Details of Yukon High School Granduation Requirements
Reliable health information for Yukoners.
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.
Every spring, the Whitehorse Health Centre hosts a health fair for children turning three and children turning five.
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.
Home education is available to all Yukon students. Parents and guardians assume responsibility for their children's education. The Department of Education will provide resources for those who choose this option.
The Whitehorse Health Centre has a number of drop-in times for Yukoners to receive their immunizations
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.
Children who are 4 years and 8 months of age by September 1 are eligible to attend kindergarten during that school year.
Maternity and Parental Leave
Frequently asked questions about maternity and parental leave.
Organ Donation Program
What you need to know about organ and tissue donation. Help give the gift of life.
Placement and Support Services (for children)
Includes adoption, foster care, services for children in care, child abuse treatment and child care services.
The Public Schools branch manages the operation of public schools, including Catholic schools. The branch provides curricula and learning materials, language programs in both French and aboriginal languages, professional development for teachers and more.
Reading Recovery TM
Reading Recovery is an early intervention program for Grade One students who need extra support learning to read and write.
Reporting Child Abuse
Call 867-667-3002 to report concerns. All Yukoners have a responsibility to ensure the protection of children from abuse.
Respite care services
Provides short-term relief to caregivers looking after a relative or friend at home.
School Attendance Areas
Details of School Attendance Areas for Whitehorse and other Yukon communities.
School councils are elected bodies of parents or community members. They review and approve school plans, participate in the hiring of the school's principal and more. To contact a school council, speak with your local school.
Find school contact information here.
Special Education Programs
Some Yukon students need special support to participate fully in school.
Student Financial Assistance (apply online)
Five programs provide financial help to Yukon post-secondary students. These include the Yukon Grant, the Student Training allowance, the Yukon Excellence Awards, Canada Student Loan programs and a variety of scholarships. Apply online today.
Student Transcripts and Records Request
Current and former students can access copies of their official Transcript of Grades, and/or their student records. Fill out an online transcript request form.
Call the Student Transportation Office if you have questions about school busing and other transportation issues, including schedules, routes, transportation subsidies and transportation regulations in general.
Summer school courses are available for secondary students who have not successfully completed a course and for students who want to strengthen their skills in core subjects.
Technology Assisted Learning
Technology is used to expand and enhance the learning environment for Yukon students and teachers.
Teen Parent Program
The Teen Parent program provides a supportive environment to help young parents finish high school. It teaches parenting skills, as well as healthy meal preparation, money management and effective job-search techniques.
The Whitehorse Health Centre has a number of drop-in times for immunizations.
Yukon student network.
Youth Criminal Justice Act (for parents)
Your support will be critical if your child is going through the criminal justice system.