The Social Services division delivers a wide range of services that are designed to help Yukoners thrive, build stronger communities and promote equality and opportunity. These include alcohol and drug services, family and children’s services, services for people with disabilities, and social assistance.
Adult community services
Provides a comprehensive range of social services and coordinates the development of these services for seniors, persons "in need" and/or with disabilities to enjoy a basic standard of living with maximum independence and dignity.
Alcohol and Drug Services
Vision: empowering Yukoners to attain freedom from alcohol and other drug problems, in order to achieve health and wellbeing.
Family and children's services
Promotes, strengthens and sustains effective parenting and positive family functioning, and ensures that children are protected from abuse and neglect, and receive the care essential for their well being.
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.
Seniors' Services/Adult Protection Unit
Information on services to seniors such as Extended Health Care Benefits, Home Care, Pharmacare, Pioneer Utility Grant, Yukon Capability and Consent Board, and Yukon Seniors Income Supplement.
Services for People with Disabilities
Resources, sites, and service for people with disabilities.
Yukon Social Assistance is a program that provides financial assistance to people who do not have enough money to live on. This program is to be used only as a last resort after all other possible sources of income have been explored.
Provides a comprehensive range of social services specific to youth needs to support them toward a healthy and successful transitions to adulthood.