Info|Services: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Community Health Programs

Community Health Programs delivers and funds a variety of community and public health services throughout the territory.

Programs delivered by the Department of Health and Social Services are:

  • Yukon Communicable Disease Control Program
  • Yukon Children's Dental Program
  • Environmental Health Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Health Promotion

Funded Activities

Blood Ties Four Directions - to provide prevention, education, and support services to prevent the spread of blood borne infectious disease, including HIV and Hepatitis C.

Liard Basin Task Force - to support a Youth Counsellor position in Watson Lake which provides clinical counselling services to at-risk youth and their families, and consultation services to education and other community resources.

Many Rivers Counselling & Support Services - to provide a range of counselling services and educational activities through its main office in Whitehorse, satellite offices in Dawson City, Haines Junction, Watson Lake, and itinerant services to selected communities, and to support the operation of the Outreach Van in Whitehorse and Youth Outreach Program.

Second Opinion Society - to provide a drop-in centre, supportive peer counselling and practical assistance to persons who have had, or are experiencing, mental health problems.

Children’s Dental Program

Yukon Children's Dental Program provides services to Yukon children, from newborn to Grade 8 or Grade 12, depending on the child's place of residence. Yukon Dental Health Services provides diagnostic, preventative and restorative dental services.

more information

Environmental Health Services

Environmental Health Services promotes care for the environment in the interest of human health. Working in conjunction with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Environmental Health Officers provide services to individuals, businesses and government.

more information

Health Promotion

The Health Promotion Unit provides or supports evidence-based, targeted health promotion and illness prevention programs and activities, to increase public awareness, support healthier decision making and lifestyles, support professional development and collaboration, and create and promote supportive environments.

more information

Mental Health Services

Mental Health Services is a 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.

more information

Yukon Communicable Disease Control

Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC), in collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and the Public Health Agency of Canada, is responsible for the prevention, monitoring, and control of all communicable diseases (both vaccine and non-vaccine preventable) throughout the Yukon.

more information

Contact info

Community Health Programs

Phone: 867-667-3003

Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT); 1-800-661-0408 ext. 3003

Fax: 867-456-6502

Mailing Address:

Community Health Programs (HP-305)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon  Y1A 2C6

Location: 305 Jarvis St. | Whitehorse, Yukon [map]

Feedback

Leave this empty: