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Senior services directory listing - challenges

Information to help seniors deal with some of the challenges they face, including abuse of older adults, struggles with loss of memory, mental health or depression as well as dealing with grief and loss. Also has information about assistive medical devices, driving and transportation, preventing falls, emergency planning and emergency food services.

Senior Services - Challenges

Abuse of Older Persons Information Sheets

Service Provider: Government of Yukon

Phone: 867-456-3946

Toll free (in Yukon, Nunavut, NWT) : 1-800-661-0408 ext. 3946
TDD/TTY: 867-393-7460
We offer text phone service for speech or hearing impaired people. If you're calling from outside Whitehorse please call us collect or dial direct and we will call you right back.

Website: http://www.hss.gov.yk.ca/seniorabuse.php

Age-Friendly Communications - Facts, Tips and Ideas

Service Provider: Federal Government

Website: www.hss.gov.yk.ca/pdf/afcomm-commavecaines-eng.pdf

Aids for Daily Living: Veterans Affair Canada

Service Provider: Federal Government

Website: www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/services/health/treatment-benefits/poc#poc1

Ambulance Services

Service Provider: Government of Yukon

Phone: 911

Caregiver Toolkit

Service Provider: Non Government

Website: caregivertoolkit.ca

Crime Prevention Tips for Seniors

Service Provider: Government of Yukon

Phone: 867-667-5962

Toll free (in Yukon, Nunavut, NWT) : 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5962
TDD/TTY: 867-393-7460
We offer text phone service for speech or hearing impaired people. If you're calling from outside Whitehorse please call us collect or dial direct and we will call you right back.

Email: Crimeprevention@gov.yk.ca

In person: 301 Jarvis Street (2nd floor) Whitehorse, Yukon

Website: www.justice.gov.yk.ca/prog/cjps/cp/index.html#seniors

Employment Insurance Compassionate Care Benefits

Service Provider: Federal Government

Website: www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sc/ei/benefits/compassionate.shtml

Fire Safety

Service Provider: Municipal Government

Phone: 668-8699 or 668-2462

Website: www.city.whitehorse.yk.ca/index.aspx?page=685

Hiring In-Home Personal Caregivers

Service Provider: Government of Yukon

Website: www.hss.gov.yk.ca/pdf/hiringprivatecaregiver_en.pdf

Issues related to the Aging Population: Perceptions and Reactions - 2011 report

Service Provider: Federal Government

Website: www.hss.gov.yk.ca/pdf/issuesrelatedtoaging_en.pdf

Medical Devices: Health Canada

Service Provider: Federal Government

Website: www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/md-im/index-eng.php

Motor Vehicles Yukon

Hours of Operation: 8:30am to 5:00pm 

Service Provider: Government of Yukon

Phone: 867-667-5315

Toll free (in Yukon, Nunavut, NWT) : 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5315
TDD/TTY: 867-393-7460
We offer text phone service for speech or hearing impaired people. If you're calling from outside Whitehorse please call us collect or dial direct and we will call you right back.

Fax: 867-393-6220

Email: motor.vehicles@gov.yk.ca

In person: Gold Creek Building, Unit A, 2251-2nd Ave, Whitehorse, Yukon

Website: www.hpw.gov.yk.ca/mv/

Public Health and Safety Department - Yukon College

Service Provider: Non Government

Phone: 867-668-5200

Email: ychealth@yukoncollege.yk.ca

In person: 500 College Drive | Whitehorse, Yukon

Salvation Army

Service Provider: Non Government

Phone: 867-668-2327

Email: admin@salvationarmyyt.org

In person: 311B Black Street, Whitehorse

Salvation Army Soup Kitchen

Service Provider: Non Government

Phone: 867-668-2327

In person: 311B Black Street, Whitehorse, Yukon

Support for Assistive Devices in Yukon

Service Provider: Government of Yukon

Phone: 867-667-5209

Toll free (in Yukon, Nunavut, NWT) : 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5209
TDD/TTY: 867-393-7460
We offer text phone service for speech or hearing impaired people. If you're calling from outside Whitehorse please call us collect or dial direct and we will call you right back.

In person: 204 Lambert Street, 4th floor, Financial Plaza, Whitehorse, Yukon

Website: www.hss.gov.yk.ca/extended_care.php

Take Care - A handbook for family caregivers

Service Provider: F/P/T

Website: www.hss.gov.yk.ca/pdf/caregiversupport.pdf

Weekend Soup Kitchen

Weekend Soup Kitchen – Whitehorse United Church & Sacred Heart Cathedra

Service Provider: Non Government

In person: Located at CYO Hall, Sacred Heart Cathedral on corner of 4th Ave, and Steele. Street address: 402 Steele Street.

Whitehorse Food Bank

Service Provider: Non Government

Phone: 867-393-2645

In person: 06 Alexander St., Whitehorse

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