Yukon Election Day

April 12, 2021

Yukon Election Day   Every voice matters this election. Polling station are open today until 8 pm across the territory. How can you vote?  Anyone 18 and over is eligible to vote in the territorial election. Polling stations are identified on voter information cards that typically arrive in the mail ahead of election day. Yukoners can also enter their address to find the designated...

Press Release -Yukon Indigenous Women Funding Support

April 8, 2021

April 8th, 2021For Immediate Release   On December 10th ,2020, the Yukon Advisory Council on MMIWG2S+ unveiled Changing the Story to Upholding Dignity and Justice: Yukon's Strategy on MMIWG2S+ people.  While Indigenous women’s groups are proud of the work that has been done with respect to developing and advancing the Strategy, we must demand action from the next Government in providing...

World Health Day 2021

April 7, 2021

World Health Day 2021 Indigenous women and families should have the right to feel safe in our communities. This reinforces the vital need for improvements in our health services to ensure all people are able to access quality health serivces when and where they need them. For more information on the World Health Day campaign visit World Health Day. Through...

Grow food locally!

April 6, 2021

Grow food locally! The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition is creating a program called Ground Share that may help you meet those needs. For more information about this program contact George at 867-334-1870 or by email at ghgreen@northwestel.net

Graduating Class of 2021 for Yukon First Nations Family Support Worker Training Program

April 6, 2021

Graduating Class of 2021 for Yukon First Nations Family Support Worker Training Program Congratulations to the first graduating class from the Yukon First Nations Family Support Worker Training Program with YAWC's staff Joy O'Brien. The dedication to her work as YAWC's Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls Outreach Coordinator is unwavering. Her passion, love, care and commitment to Yukon...

Sally & Sisters/Soeurs April Lunch Program

April 6, 2021

Sally & Sisters/Soeurs April Lunch Program   Now offering hot lunches Tuesdays & Thursdays from 11:30 am-1:00 pm at the United Church for women and their children in a safe and sober environment.   Tuesday, April 6th Ruben sandwich on rye with smoked meat, sauerkraut and swiss cheese served with fries. Three cheese grilled cheese served with fries. Thursday, April...

Easter Long Weekend

April 1, 2021

Easter Long Weekend The Yukon Aboriginal Women's Council will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. For information on supportive services, please visit our website. Our office will be open Tuesday, April 6th at 8:30 am.  

Connect and Create

March 31, 2021

Connect and Create The Victoria Faulkner Women's Centre presents: Connect and Create with Viola Papaquash. Heal from past trauma and find your path. Connect with others and find support. Viola is an Elder. She is a storyteller and teacher of healing. We will be at Hellaby Hall Mondays, from 10 -12 am April 12th-26th All people who identify as women and...

Harm Reduction with Blood Ties Yukon

March 23, 2021

Harm Reduction with Blood Ties Yukon A big thank you to Elisabeth from Blood Ties, who shared her knowledge about Naloxone and Harm Reduction with the YAWC staff. We encourage you to learn about this too!  Blood Ties Yukon - PHILOSOPHY AND PRACTICE Harm Reduction is a philosophy that supports the development of policies and programs that help people address the...

Simplified Tax and Benefits Form Package

March 23, 2021

Simplified Tax and Benefits Form Package Simplified tax and benefit forms package for First Nations communities   The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) wants to make it easier for First Nations communities to file taxes and receive their entitled benefits and credits, including COVID-19 related benefits. The CRA is working to reduce the unique barriers Indigenous individuals face when it comes...