Free Meal & Food Program February Schedule

February 22, 2021

Free Meal & Food Program February Schedule   Please see the information below for the available meal and free food program schedule for February in Whitehorse. For more information, please contact Yukon Anti-poverty coalition at 1-867-334-9317. For food program information click here.

Whitehorse Connects

February 10, 2021

Whitehorse Connects The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition is hosting an open house at the Kwanlin Dünn Cultural Centre on Tuesday, Feb 16th, from 10 am -2 pm. Hot meals will be provided in the Long House; Free Winter Clothing also available.    For more information on available programs and services, please visit https://yapc.ca. If you are looking to volunteer at this event,...

100 Homes Campaign

February 6, 2021

100 Homes Campaign Help us house 100 people by March 31, 2021   100 Homes Campaign is an initiative working to ensure everyone in Whitehorse has a safe and stable place to call home. The joint initiative is from Safe at Home, Canadian Medical Association Foundation, Federation of Canadian Municipalities, and City of Whitehorse. How do we find homes for...

Taxi Safety

February 6, 2021

Taxi Safety The Women's Coalition is collecting women's experiences with Taxis in Whitehorse. You can share your story anonymously in this short survey. The data will be used to inform our taxi safety project and help continue to make Whitehorse safer for all.  

Sally & Sisters/Soeurs Lunch Program

February 6, 2021

Sally & Sisters/Soeurs March Lunch Program Now offering hot lunches Tuesdays & Thursdays from 11:30am-1:00pm at the United Church for women and their children in a safe and sober environment. For More information click here.      For more information, please contact sallyandsistersyt@gmail.com 

Available Light Film Festival 2021 Sponsor

February 4, 2021

Available Light Film Festival 2021 Sponsor YAWC is a proud sponsor of the 2021 Available Light Film Festival. ALFF 2021 is presenting 35 features, 30+ shorts, live virtual events, artist talks, Q&As, and more! In-cinema events on Feb 5-15 and #ALFFOnline on Feb 5-22. To get tickets please visit ALFF online. https://yukonfilmsociety.com/alff      

Request for Proposal (RFP) for an MMIWG2S+ Monument

December 29, 2020

Request for Proposal (RFP): MMIWG2S+ Monument Design, Build and Installation in Whitehorse, Yukon YAWC invites artists who are experienced working within an Indigenous context to submit a proposal to design, build and install a monument for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls 2S+ from Yukon and northern BC. The successful proposal will be selected with input from MMIWG2S+ families....

Office Closure

November 23, 2020

As a precautionary measure to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection, the YAWC OFFICE IS CLOSED to walk-in clients until further notice.   If you would like to see a YAWC staff, please call for an appointment at toll free 1-866-667-6162 or email info@yawc.ca Together we will get through this pandemic by practicing the Safe Six rules. Thank you for...

Yukon Sisters in Spirit & Red Dress Campaign

October 9, 2020

Friday October 2, 2020 On Friday Oct. 2, YAWC asked Yukon and northern BC governments, businesses and individuals to hang a red dress on their premises in solidarity and drum 42 beats for each woman gone. YAWC also displayed 42 dresses on Rotary Park in Whitehorse, 41 dresses to represent those Indigenous women in Yukon and northern BC who have...

MMIWG On-the-Land Healing Camp - Haines Junction

September 7, 2020

  The 6-day camp was delivered on the east shore of Kluane Lake, at Shakt Tun Adventure camp, on the traditional territory of Champaigne/Aishihik First Nation. There were 21 family members of MMIWG and 11 youth and children who attended the camp. The elders and supports guided the participants through many activities and sharing cultural teachings. They set a fishnet, gopher...