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Senior services directory listing - planning

Links and information to help you plan for the future. Planning for your future health care decisions and what will happen if you become incapable of making decisions.

Financial planning for seniors with links to information about CPP and retirement income calculators and more. This section also includes Information about wills and estate planning.

Planning

Adult Protection and Decision-Making

Service Provider: Government of Yukon

Phone: 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.

Fax: 867-393-6926

In person: 100 - 204 Black St.

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

Advance Directives

Service Provider: Government of Yukon

Phone: 867-456-6800

Toll free (in Yukon, Nunavut, NWT) : 1-800-661-0408 ext. 6800
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: 867-393-6953

Email: advancedirective@gov.yk.ca

In person: 109 Copper Rd. | Whitehorse, Yukon

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

Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Disability Benefits

Service Provider: Federal Government

Website: www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/services/pensions/cpp/disability/benefit/

Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Retirement Pension

Service Provider: Federal Government

Phone: Toll-Free: 1 800 277-9914 / # TTY: 1 800 255-4786

Website: www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/services/pensions/cpp/retirement/

Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Survivor's Pension

Service Provider: Federal Government

Phone: Toll-Free: 1 800 277-9914 / # TTY: 1 800 255-4786

Website: www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sc/cpp/survivor/survivorpension.shtml

Canadian Retirement Income Calculator

Service Provider: Federal Government

Website: www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/services/pensions/cric.shtml

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

Service Provider: Federal Government

Phone: Toll-Free: 1 800 959-8281

Website: www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/vlntr/menu-eng.html

Consent and Substitute Consent

Service Provider: Government of Yukon

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

Consent to Care [Care Consent]

Service Provider: Government of Yukon

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

Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)

Service Provider: Federal Government

Phone: Toll-Free: 1 800 277-9914 / # TTY : 1 800 255-4786

Website: www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/services/pensions/oas/gis/index.shtml

Law Line

Service Provider: Non Government

Phone: 867-668-5297 (LAWS) Outside Whitehorse toll-free 1-866-668-4305

Law Society of Yukon

Service Provider: Non Government

Phone: 867-668-4231

Email: info@lawsocietyyukon.com

In person: Suite 202 - 302 Steele Street, Whitehorse, Yukon

Website: www.lawsocietyyukon.com

Legal Aid

Service Provider: Non Government

Phone: 867-667-5210 or 1-800-661-0408 ext 5210

Email: administration@legalaid.yk.ca

In person: Suite 203, 2131 Second Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon

Website: www.legalaid.yk.ca

Old Age Security (OAS)

Service Provider: Federal Government

Phone: Toll-Free: 1 800 277-9914 / TTY: 1 800 255-4786

Website: www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/services/pensions/oas/pension/index.shtml

Public Guardian and Trustee

Service Provider: Government of Yukon

Phone: 867-667-5366

Toll free (in Yukon, Nunavut, NWT) : 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5366
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: publicguardianandtrustee@gov.yk.ca

Website: www.publicguardianandtrustee.gov.yk.ca

Representation Agreements

Service Provider: Government of Yukon

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

Social Assistance

Service Provider: Government of Yukon

Phone: 867-667-5674

Toll free (in Yukon, Nunavut, NWT) : 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5674
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: 3168 3rd Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon

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

Supported Decision-Making Agreements

Service Provider: Government of Yukon

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

The Current State of Canadian Family Finances - 2011-2012 Report

Service Provider: Non Government

Website: www.hss.gov.yk.ca/pdf/2012-03-26-familyfinancesreport.pdf

The Seniors' Policy Handbook 2009

Service Provider: Federal Government

Website: www.hss.gov.yk.ca/pdf/seniorspolicyhandbook2009.pdf

War Veterans Allowance (WVA)

Service Provider: Federal Government

Phone: Toll-Free: 1 866 522-2122

Website: www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/services/financial/war-veterans-allowance

What every older Canadian should know about Powers of Attorney and Joint Bank Accounts

Service Provider: F/P/T

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

Wills and Estate: Government of Canada
Yukon Public Legal Education Association (YPLEA)

Service Provider: Non Government

Phone: (867) 668-5297 or Toll Free: 1-866-667-4305

Email: legalinfo@yplea.com

In person: The Andrew A. Philipsen Law Centre, 4th Floor, 2134 Second Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon

Website: yplea.com

Yukon Seniors Income Supplement (YSIS)

Questions about;

  • receipt of your YSIS cheque?
    call 667-5137
  • YSIS Benefit?
    call 456-3946

Service Provider: Government of Yukon

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

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