emergency shelters in yukoN
The Salvation Army Centre For Hope
Emergency shelter with 25 beds, open 7 days a week. Registration from 6pm-8pm, admission from 8pm-10pm, no admission after midnight. 3 public meals daily: 7am-8am, 12pm-1pm and 5pm-6pm. Public drop-in space open from 9am-5pm. A limited amount of transitional housing will soon be available.
Corner of 4th Ave and Alexander St.
Short-term emergency shelter for women or women and their children who have experienced violence and/or abuse. Transitional housing also available.
308 Hoge Street, Whitehorse
24-hour crisis line (fully confidential, accepts collect calls) 867-668-5733
867-633-7720 for non-emergency situations.
Youth Emergency Shelter
For youth 17 to 24 who need a safe bed and/or support services. The shelter is available 4:00pm to 8:30am on weekdays and 24/7 during weekends and holidays.
867-633-7693 (Monday – Friday, 8:30am -4:30pm)
867-633-7699 (during shelter hours)
Dawson City Women's Shelter
Confidential shelter, support and advocacy for women and children in transition.
housing navigators and housing support workers
All other housing with services or supports in Yukon is accessed through a referral process. There is a network of Housing Navigators and Housing Support Workers in Whitehorse to help you with this. If you require Housing with Services, need some support with finding appropriate housing or know someone who does please contact the housing workers at one of the following organizations.
Yukon Anti Poverty Coalition
Housing support services are available to all low to moderate income Whitehorse Residents. If you aren’t sure who to call, contact YAPC and their housing navigator will help you find where you need to go.
302 Strickland Street, Whitehorse
Blood Ties Four Directions Society
Housing support services are available to individuals who use drugs or are affected by sexually transmitted and blood borne diseases.
405 Ogilvie Street, Whitehorse
Government of Yukon’s Housing Outreach Support Team (HOST)
Housing support services are available to individuals accessing Government of Yukon’s Social Assistance Program.
Integrated Supports for Yukon Youth (ISYY)
Housing and other support services are available to Yukon youth aged 12 to 24.
2090-A 2nd Avenue, Whitehorse
Committee on Abuse in Residential Schools Society
Housing and other support services are available to residential school survivors and their families.
4194A 4th Avenue, Whitehorse
First Nations Housing
(Available across Yukon)
If you are a citizen of a First Nation, you may also be eligible for additional housing programs and services. Contact your First Nation’s government office directly for information on housing.