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Alcohol & Drug Yukon-wide Services

Alcohol and Drug Services provides a range of services to all Yukon communities.

Community Addiction Services

Community Addiction Services offered through Alcohol and Drug Services are available to all Yukon communities.  Community Addiction Services (CAS) workers are based in Dawson City, Haines Junction, and Watson Lake and serve communities in their area. Two workers are based in Whitehorse and provide itinerant services to five rural communities. CAS workers can provide education and prevention activities, community-based support, referrals, counselling services, and aftercare as well as training to service providers and the public on substance use, problematic use, and addictions.

Services Provided:

  • Screening and assessment for problematic substance use
  • Pre – treatment counselling in preparation for Intensive Treatment
  • Individual counselling and support to families
  • Case management and referral to appropriate resources
  • Aftercare support and relapse prevention
  • Addiction education and prevention activities
  • Recovery support groups and/or psycho-educational groups as requested by the community and based on the availability of the CAP worker
  • Capacity building: training to service providers and the public on addressing substance use, problematic use, and addictions.

If you wish to contact a Community Addiction Service Worker, you can call the main number at Alcohol and Drug Services  (867-667-5777 or toll free 1-855-667-5777) and ask for the contact information for  the worker in your community. Or you can call the numbers indicated below to contact the worker directly:

Old Crow, Dawson City, Mayo 
867-993-4300 and ask to speak to the Community Addiction Worker

Haines Junction, Destruction Bay, Burwash Landing, Beaver Creek 
867-634-2081

Pelly Crossing, Carmacks
867-667-8313

Teslin, Watson Lake
Female worker: 867-536-2762
Male worker: 867-536-3222

Ross River, Faro, Carcross
867-393-6958

Contact info

Alcohol & Drug Yukon-wide Services

Business hours:
From Whitehorse (8:00 am – 4:30 pm)    667-5777
From communities, no charge (8:00 am – 4:30 pm) 1-855-667-5777

For after-hours support:
From Whitehorse (4:30 pm – 8:00 am) 667-8473
From communities, no charge (4:30 pm – 8:00 am) 1-855-667-5777

Phone: 1-855-667-5777

Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT); 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5777

Fax: 867-667-8471

Mailing Address:

Alcohol & Drug Yukon-wide Services (H-7)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon  Y1A 2C6

Location: Sarah Steele Building |609 Steele Street | Whitehorse, Yukon [map]

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