Legacy of Hope Foundation Waniskahtan Exhibition Mar 23 & 24th

March 18, 2021

Legacy of Hope Foundation Waniskahtan Exhibition Mar 23 & 24th   The Legacy of Hope Foundation (LHF) is inviting you to the national launch of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), and two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, plus (2SLGBTQ+). The Waniskahtan “Wake Up!” launch event will unveil the exhibition and convene family members of MMIWG and...

FAQ on paying back the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

March 18, 2021

FAQ on paying back the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) Do you have questions about CERB benefits assistance you have received for 2020? In partnership with the Canada Revenue Agency, we have income tax and benefits assistance available. For more information and to set up an appointment call 1-833-615-2383.  For more information click here.

Free Meal & Food Program Schedule

March 16, 2021

Free Meal & Food Program Schedule Please see the updated information below for the available meal and free food program schedule in Whitehorse. Update Schedule: Additional lunch opportunities from Skookum Jim Friendship Centre and Mary House. For more information, please contact Yukon Anti-poverty coalition at 1-867-334-9317.

MMIWG2S+ Outreach Support Circle - Watson Lake

March 10, 2021

MMIWG2S+ Outreach Support Circle - Watson Lake You are invited to join this free information session to hear directly from your local community supports on services they are able to provide.  Join us in Watson Lake from March 16th- 17th at the Rec Centre or for more information call Joy O'Brien MMIWG Outreach Support Program Coordinator at 1-866-667-6162. Outreach Support...

Response-Based Practice International Certificate Program

March 9, 2021

Response-Based Practice International Certificate Program The RBP is a certain approach to human service work.  This program begins May 2021 over nine months, this course is offered virtually for participants. This structured educational program designed to engage creatively with colleagues who want to further develop their understanding and application of Response-Based Practice. The program consists of online group learning, individual practice...

Income Tax & Benefits Assistance -Updated Mar 29th

March 3, 2021

Income Tax & Benefits Assistance - Updated March 29th Update March 29th:  The physical Canada Revenue Agency office on the second floor of the Elijah Smith Building in Whitehorse remains temporarily closed due to the ongoing pandemic.The planned Virtual Telephone Outreach for March 29th through April 30th  remains as scheduled. Virtual assistance with tax and benefit issues is still available,...

Indigenous Women Entrepreneur Workshop

March 1, 2021

  Indigenous Women Entrepreneur Workshop däna Näye Ventures in partnership with NACCA is proud to offera 1 day digital workshop on March 18th for Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs. Registration is free - to confirm your spot email larissa@dananaye.com For more information about däna Näye Ventures visit https://dananaye.com

Stop COVID-19 one arm at a time

March 1, 2021

Stop COVID-19 one arm at a time.Sleeves up, Yukon. The future is looking bright. A safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Yukon and suddenly there’s light on the horizon. We’ve given more than 10,000 Yukoners their 1st dose of the Moderna vaccine, prioritizing our most vulnerable populations: Yukoners in rural communities; older adults; high-risk health workers; and Yukoners...

Special Projects Coordinator Job Posting

February 23, 2021

We are looking for an experienced Special Projects Coordinator to join our team! Reporting to the Executive Director, the position is responsible for leading special projects to completion in a manner consistent with the mission, vision, and mandate of YAWC. The position supports in planning, organizing, delivering, and evaluating initiatives and engaging with clientele for maximum impact on YAWC services.  ...

FASSY Celebrates 25 years!

February 22, 2021

FASSY Celebrates 25 years! Congratulations to FASSY for reaching an incredible milestone of celebrating 25 years of supporting people in the Yukon. YAWC is a proud partner of FASSY's, and we thank them for all the support they provide in helping to create support services and programs for Yukoners. FASSY News Release: FASSY asks you to join us in celebrating...