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Adult community services

Provides a comprehensive range of social services and coordinates the development of these services for seniors, persons "in need" and/or with disabilities to enjoy a basic standard of living with maximum independence and dignity.

Services provided are:

  • Counseling and Assessments
  • Employment counseling
  • Income assistance
  • Supportive outreach services
  • Pioneer Utility Grant
  • Yukon Seniors Income Supplement

Adult Protection and Decision-Making

The Adult Protection and Decision-Making Act, The Care Consent Act, and Advance Directive information

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Pioneer Utility Grant (PUG)

The Pioneer Utility Grant (PUG) assists Yukon seniors with the cost of heating their homes (whether they own or rent). To be eligible, seniors must be at least 65 years old and have lived in Yukon at least six months this year (three of which have to have been winter months). Applications can be submitted starting JULY 1, 2017.

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Yukon Seniors Income Supplement (YSIS)

The Yukon Seniors Income Supplement provides an income supplement of up to $249.51 monthly to low income seniors 65 years and over who are also receiving the federal old age security (OAS) and guaranteed income supplement (GIS).

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Yukon 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 Yukon Supplementary Allowance, (YSA).

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Contact info

Adult community services

Phone: 867-667-5674

Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT); 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5674

Fax: 867-393-6278

Mailing Address:

Adult community services (H-4)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon  Y1A 2C6

Location: 3168 3rd Avenue | Whitehorse, Yukon [map]

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