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Regional services

Provides a variety of services to Yukon residents living in rural Yukon. These services include child welfare, youth probation; family services, community support services, and adult protection.

Services delivered through Regional Services Offices are as follows:

Child Welfare

  • identification of problems leading to family breakdown and child abuse/neglect;
  • remedial action to prevent family breakdown and child abuse/neglect, i.e. respite care for special needs children, counseling services, in-home support, and support to
  • community services that improve family functioning;
  • investigation and assessment of reported child abuse or neglect;
  • taking children into care of the Director, either by agreements with parents or by order of the Territorial Court;
  • adoption services;
  • services to children in care;
  • recruitment and support of foster homes.

Youth Probation

  • preparing Pre-Sentence Reports, progress reports, reviews and undertakings;
  • support of diversion/extrajudicial measures;
  • monitoring and counseling young persons;
  • supervision of community service orders

Family Services

  • case management to individuals and families;
  • alcohol and drug services referrals;
  • prevention services in response to a child in need of protection

Community Support Services

  • services to seniors, case management and assisting to access services;
  • provision of services to persons with disabilities in cooperation with the Social Services Branch of H&SS;

Adult Protection Services

  • Provision of services for those eligible under the Decision Making, Support and Protection to Adults Act for supports related to health care, personal care and financial and property decisions.

 

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Regional services

Phone: 867-667-8921

Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT); 1-800-661-0408 ext. 8921

Fax: 867-667-3742

Mailing Address:

Regional services (H-211)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon  Y1A 2C6

Location: Suite 202, 211 Hawkins Street | Second floor | Whitehorse, Yukon [map]

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