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Early childhood, prevention and support services

The Yukon's Early Childhood Branch provides a range of supports for children, and their families to ensure they get the best possible start in life, as well as through their early school years, through a variety of programs.

Child care services

Ensures quality, accessible and comprehensive childcare services for Yukon children and families. Some services include: childcare subsidies; direct operating grants to licensed child facilities. Callers should be directed to the number listed for detailed programming descriptions.

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Healthy families

Healthy Families is a voluntary program that provides support to families prenatally or at birth and continues until the child is school age. In partnership with Whitehorse Health Center, Healthy Families has been offered in Whitehorse since 1999.

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Documents

Related links

Child care providers - Forms, guidelines, and policies for child care providers.

Child care subsidy - The Child Care Subsidy Program assists families who need child care for their children and may not be able to afford the cost of child care.

Choosing child care - Good child care promotes a child’s full development through a happy and safe environment, nutritious food and lots of opportunities for active learning and play with a culturally appropriate program.

Opening a family dayhome - If you are caring for children in your home, you may want to be licensed as a family day home.

Supported Child Care Program - The principal of the supported child care program is to provide additional needed support for children with special needs in child care settings.

Contact info

Early childhood, prevention and support services

Phone: 867-667-3745

Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT); 1-800-661-0408 ext. 3745

Fax: 867-393-7140

Mailing Address:

Early childhood, prevention and support services (H-12)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon  Y1A 2C6

Location: 9010 Quartz Road | Whitehorse, Yukon [map]

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