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...

Outreach Aftercare Mini-Circle - Watson Lake

August 20, 2020

A one day circle was held at Two Mile Lake near Watson Lake on August 19, 2020. Approximately 10 MMIWG family members from that community participated. The purpose of the circle was to provide support as needed. The Circle was delivered by YAWC MMIWG Outreach staff. For more information about this circle or upcoming circles, please contact the MMIWG Outreach...

Office Open

July 13, 2020

The YAWC office is now open again. The health and safety of our staff and clients are our top priority and so we plan to rollout a phased approach to our services as per guidelines from the Yukon chief medical officer that will include safety measures for staff and visitors. OPEN OFFICE HOURS: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Mon. – Fri. beginning...

AGM Notice 2020

July 12, 2020

You are invited to the Annual General Meeting of the Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Council. Date: Saturday, July 25, 2020Time: 11:30 am – 2 pmLocation: Virtual How to Join the AGMPlease register in advance for this meeting in one of two ways: online at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qf-iprz0rGdOxgtHzoLy8424seoHTVQ51 or phoning the YAWC office at 667-6162 or Toll Free 1-866-667-6162. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information...

Office Administrator Job Posting

May 12, 2020

YAWC is hiring a part-time, term position at $30-$35/hour. If you like working in an office setting managing files, are a good communicator, well organized and pay close attention to detail, and want to work in a great organization, then please send your application by May 25 to Claudia at yawcdir@northwestel.net. To view full job description go to the YuWin or Employment Central site.

MMIWG On-the-Land Healing Youth Camp - Carmacks

March 23, 2020

This camp was designed for youth family members of MMIWG. Approximately 12 youth ranging in age from 5 - 18, attended the 6 day camp at Airport Lake near Carcross on March 14 - 20, 2020. All the youth participated in all the cultural traditional projects and life skills workshops that were mostly hands on. The facilitors were all members...

Office Closed

March 17, 2020

YAWC OFFICE CLOSED due to COVID-19 until further notice. In response to medical advise to stay home to prevent the spread of the virus, YAWC staff will work from home. If you need to reach us, please call 667-6162 or email yawc@northwestel.net as we will be checking our phone and emails regularly. Also, CANCELLED is the March 21-22 MMIWG Family...

Outreach Support Circle - Pelly Crossing

February 14, 2020

Open to community members who are interested to learn more about issues of violence and MMIWG, an Outreach Support Circle was delivered in Pelly Crossing on February 11 - 12, 2020. The circle included YAWC and FILU staff, RCMP, community wellness supports, and community members. On the first night there was a private gathering of MMIWG family members. The Outreach...

Outreach Support Circle - Beaver Creek

January 24, 2020

Open to community members who are interested to learn more about issues of violence and MMIWG, an Outreach Support Circle was delivered in Beaver Creek on January 21-22, 2020. The circle included YAWC and FILU staff, RCMP, community wellness supports, and community members. On the first night there was a private gathering of MMIWG family members. The Outreach Support Circle...

Special General Meeting Notice

January 13, 2020

The Yukon Aboriginal Women's Council invite members eligible to vote at a Special General Meeting of YAWC on the revised YAWC Constitution and Bylaws on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm at the YAWC office on 407 Black St., Whitehorse. Please click here to view and download the information in preparation for the meeting. Please contact us if you have any questions. Hope to see...