Through our work with the community, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), and other support systems, we seek to create culturally safe spaces for dialogue and dealing with issues facing Indigenous women, gender diverse peoples, and their families through land-based teachings and traditional values for a safer and more inclusive future.

YAWC focuses its support on Indigenous women, girls, and gender diverse victims of violence and mental or trauma illness and individuals and their families of MMIWG, whether they testified or not in the National Inquiry into MMIWGYAWC is leading a growing number of initiatives in partnership with other agencies.

YAWC Initiatives

Community Initiatives

The following is a list of Yukon organizations that YAWC supports to foster collaboration in finding solutions for wellbeing and address the issues surrounding violence towards Indigenous women, girls, and gender diverse people in Yukon and northern BC.

Women

Youth

Families