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Adult Mental Health


Centre for Northern Families
5610—50th Street, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-2566                                   
Email: shelterprograms@centrefornorthernfamilies.org

   Day Care

  • Healthy Baby & Toddler Club

  •  Women’s Shelter

  • Access to shelter every night

  • Meals and snacks

   Walk-in Clinic

  • Physician and Nurse Practitioner on site

  • Tuesdays Only


NWT Help Line: (7pm to 11pm) 
867-920-2121 or
1-800-661-0844
www.nwthelpline.ca 

Salvation Army
4925-45th Street, Yellowknife, NT                
867-920-4673
www.sanorth.ca

   Resource Centre 

  • Advocacy

  • Crisis Management

  • Clothing Voucher— 1 every three months

  • Community Caseworker

  • Foot Clinic — Thursday

  • Life skills & Literacy programming

  • Meals and snacks

  • Wednesday foot wash


Bailey House
4926-44th Street, Yellowknife, NT      
867-766-3400

  • Addictions programming

  • Caseworker and support staff

  • Transitional housing

  • Referral to mental health treatment and employability options

  • Pastor available for spiritual counselling


Mental Health Support Services
4925-45th Street (3rd Floor), Yellowknife, NT

  • Admission through Community Adult Mental Health Services

  • Independent living services

  • Problem Solving

  • Activities of daily living

  • Medication supervision

  • Group Home (supported living) Placement         


Withdrawal Management Services
4925-44th Street, Yellowknife, NT 
867-920-4673

  • Sober shelter

  • Group Counselling

  • Addiction management programming

  • Referral to other community addictions programming

  • Non-medical drug and alcohol recovery


Stanton Territorial Hospital Psychiatry Unit
550 Byrne Road, Yellowknife, NT     
867-669-4140

  • Access through the Emergency Unit

  • Access to medical social worker/ discharge planner

  • Access to Occupational Therapist

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques discussed with RN staff

  • Crisis Management and stabilization

  • Inpatient programming

  • Referrals made to centralized intake

  • Recreational therapy

  • Referrals made to Tree of Peace Friendship Centre to manage addictions

  • Specialized program south, referral initiated

Tree of Peace Friendship Centre     
5011-51st Street, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-2864

   Community  Wellness Program

  • Addictions assessments & counselling

  • Adult and Youth

  • Outpatient addictions programming

  • Inpatient & out of territory referrals

  • Adult education groups

  • Aftercare support & Hospital visits

  • Community addictions education & prevention

  • Living in Balance (1:30 pm Monday to Friday)

  • Matrix (6:00pm to 9:00pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday)

   Cultural Connections for Aboriginal Youth

  • Ages 12 to 24

  • Assisting youth in recognizing and addressing issues such as addiction, culture, employment, education, and life skills.

  • Counseling

  • Cultural programs

  • Elder and youth sharing circles

  • Referrals

   Employment & Cultural Programs

  • Resume building

  • Email & fax resumes

  • Online job applications

  • Education counselling

  • ABE– education application

  • Elder’s gathering / feast

  • Annual talent shows

  • Weekly cribbage tournaments


Yellowknife Health & Social Services Authority (YHSSA):
www.yhssa.org

Community Mental Health & Adult Services
4920-47th Street (Jan Stirling Building), Yellowknife, NT 
867-873-7042

  • Access to a Community Mental Health Nurse

  • Admission to independent living services

  • Access to health benefit services

  • Assistance navigating social system

  • Case Management for psychiatric disorders and intellectual disabilities

  • Referral to other community services


Central Intake: Community Mental Health and  Adult Services
4915-48th Street (Primary Health Care Building), Yellowknife, NT 
867-765-7715

   Same day appointments:

  • One per day (Monday—Friday) - at Primary Health Care

  • At Frame Lake Clinic - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday only

  • Access to mental health counselling


Young Women Christian Association (YWCA)
Suite 104, 4904-54th Avenue, Yellowknife, NT
867-920-2777
Emergency Line for family violence calls (24hr):  867-873-8257 or 1-866-223-7775
www.ywcanwt.ca

Alison McAteer 
867-873-8257 or 1-866-223-7775

  • Family Violence shelter up to 6 weeks

  • Crisis Management

  • Emergency protection orders

  • Referral to community based counselling  and programming

  • Advocacy

  • Meals


Betty House
Please call the YWCA for all inquiries

  • Transitional Housing for single women and women with children


Family Housing Services
(located at Rockhill)
867-873-5760

  • Transitional housing

  • Emergency housing up to 3 months

  • Life skills program

  • Access to program support

  • Food bank available


Community Support Services
(located at YWCA)

  • Project Child Recovery — Children and Youth who have experienced violence will receive the support they need

Counselling

Alison McAteer House (Women / Children)
Crisis Line: (867) 873-8257
1-866-223-7775

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Yellowknife
867-444-0248
www.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/yellowknife

Community Counselling Program
Box 608, Yellowknife, NT
867-765-7715

École Sir John Franklin High School Counsellor
(Students Only)
4701-52 Avenue, Yellowknife, NT
867-669-0773
www.sjf.yk1.nt.ca

École St. Joseph School Counsellor 
(Students Only)
489 Range Lake Road, Yellowknife, NT
867-920-2112

École St. Patrick Highschool Counsellor
(Students Only)
5010 -44 Street, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-4888

Mildred Hall School Counsellor
(Students Only)
5408-50th Avenue, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-5811

Same Day Counselling Appointments
Yellowknife Primary Care Centre
867-920-7777

SideDoor Youth Centre
4903 –50 Street, Yellowknife, NT
867-766-3272
www.sidedooryk.com

Tree of Peace Friendship Centre
(Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselling)
5011-51st Street, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-2864

Weledeh School Counsellor
(Students Only)
5023 -46 Street Yellowknife, NT
867-873-5591

William McDonald School Counsellor
(Students Only)
50 Taylor Road, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-5814

Yellowknife Dene First Nation—Community Services
Box 2514, Yellowknife, NT
867-920-2925

Yellowknife Victim Services
5017 - 49th Street, Yellowknife, NT (Above Post Office) 
9am to 5pm: 867-920-2978
24/7 Crisis Hotline: 867-765-8811
Email: victimservices@nativewomens.com

  • Victim services aims to lessen the immediate impact of crime or tragedy on a person.

 
Domestic Violence

Using Intimidation:

  • Making him or her afraid by using looks, actions, & gestures

  • Smashing things

  • Destroying his or her property

  • Abusing pets

  • Displaying weapons


Using Emotional Abuse:

  • Putting him or her down

  • Making him or her feel bad about themselves

  • Calling him or her names

  • Making her think she’s crazy

  • Playing mind games

  • Making him or her feel guilty


Using Isolation:

  • Controlling what he or she does

  • Controlling who he or she sees

  • Controlling where he or she goes

  • Limiting him or her outside involvement

  • Using jealousy to justify actions


Minimalizing, Denying, & Blaming:

  • Making light of the abuse and not taking his or her concerns about it seriously

  • Saying the abuse didn't happen

  • Shifting responsibility for abuse behavior

  • Saying he or she caused it

Using Children:

  • Making him orher feel guilty about the children

  • Using the children to relay messages

  • Using visitation to harass him or her

  • Threatening to take children away


Using Male Privilege:

  • Treating her like a servant

  • Making all the big decisions

  • Acting like the “master of the castle”

  • Being the one to define men’s and women’s roles


Using Economic Abuse:

  • Preventing him or her from getting or keeping a job

  • Making him or her ask for money

  • Giving him or her an allowance

  • Taking his or her money

  • Not letting him or her know about or have access to family income


Using Coercion and Threats:

  • Making and/or carrying out threats to do something to hurt him or her

  • Threatening to leave him or her

  • Threatening to commit suicide

  • Threatening to report him or her to welfare

  • Making him or her drop charges

  • Make him or her do illegal things

 
Emergency Meals

Emergency Meal Availability
(Youth Up To 19 Years of Age)

Morning
No places available

Lunch
Salvation Army
12:30 to 1:00 pm
(must have adult accompaniment)

Centre for Northern Families
12:00 to 1:00 pm
(must have adult accompaniment)

Snack
No places available

Dinner
Salvation Army
7:00 pm
(must have adult accompaniment)

Centre for Northern Families
6:00 pm
(must have adult accompaniment)

Evening
Side Door Youth Centre
4903 - 50th Street

Emergency Meal Availability
(Women)

Morning
Centre for Northern Families

7:30 to 9:00 am

Lunch
Salvation Army

12:30 to 1:00 pm

Centre for Northern Families
12:00 to 1:00 pm

Snack
No places available

Dinner
Salvation Army
7:00 pm

Centre for Northern Families
6:00 pm

Emergency Meal Availability
(Men)

Morning
No places available

Lunch
Salvation Army

12:30 to 1:00 pm

Snack
No places available

Dinner
Salvation Army
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Emergency Services

Ambulance:  867-873-2222

Fire:  867-873-2222

RCMP:  867-669-1111

 
 
Food Hampers

YK Food Bank
4909 - 50 Street, Yellowknife, NT
(Under Overlander Sports)
867-873-4035

  • Every second Sunday (Call for Dates) from 9:30 to 12 noon

  • Food Hamper ( 2-3 days worth of food)


Salvation Army
4925 - 45 Street Yellowknife, NT
867-920-4673

  • 8:45 am to 4:45 pm weekdays

  • Food Hamper (1 per month)

  • Monday to Friday

  • Bread and perishable food

Society St Vincent de Paul
867-446-1934

  • Call for details

  • Emergency Food Voucher

  • Once every 6 months


Centre for Northern Families
5610 - 50th Avenue, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-2566

  • Perishable Food

 
Housing

Alison McAteer House (Women / Children)
Emergency Only
867-873-8257 or 1-866-223-7775

Bailey House (Men)
4926 – 44th Street, Yellowknife, NT
867-766-3400

Community Services Corporation
Priority to those whose income is under $30,000
5105 - 50th Street, Yellowknife, NT
Email: nwtcsc@theedge.ca
867-873-2527

Betty House
Please call the YWCA for all inquiries
867-920-2777

Northwest Territories Housing Corporation
North Slave District Office
867-873-7795
Toll Free: 866-956-9842
www.nwthc.gov.nt.ca

The Centre for Northern Families
5610-50th Avenue, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-2566
Emergency Line: 867-873-9131
Email: womenyk@theedge.ca

Transitional Housing Project
4904 - 54th Avenue, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-5760

Yellowknife Housing Authority
867-873-5694

 
Legal

Justice of the Peace Program
Department of Justice
Box 550, Yellowknife, NT
867-920-6439
www.nwtcourts.ca

Child and Family Services
Government of the Northwest Territories
Box 1320, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-7046

Education, Culture and Employment, GNWT
Client Services Officers, Income Assistance Program
867-766-5100
Toll Free: 1-866-768-8149
www.ece.gov.nt.ca

John Howard Society
Fine Options Program
Community Justice
4901 - 49th Street, Yellowknife, NT
867-920-4276

Legal Aid
Department of Justice
4915 - 48th Street, Yellowknife, NT
3rd Floor, YK Centre East
867-920-6108 

Legal Services Board
Collect calls accepted: 867-873-7450

Office of the Public Guardian
Department of Health and Social Services, GNWT
5th Floor Courthouse
Box 1320, Yellowknife, NT
867-920-8029
www.hlthss.gov.nt.ca

Probation Services
867-873-7747
Toll Free: 1-877-873-1747
www.justice.gov.nt.ca

Royal Canadian Mounted Police– Yellowknife
5010 Veterans Memorial Drive, Yellowknife, NT
867-669-5100
Emergency Line: 867-669-1111

Salvation Army
Fine Options, & Community Services Hours
4925 - 45th Street, Yellowknife, NT
867-920-4673

Territorial Court and Youth Justice Court
Bail Hearings, Child Protection Matters, Criminal Court, Family Matters, Fines/ Restitution Payments, Preliminary Inquires, Small Claims ($10,000 >) Tickets (Traffic, Municipal Charges, Liquor) 
867-873-7602
Toll Free: 1-866-822-5864 

Victims Services
Department of Justice
Box 1320, Yellowknife, NT
867-920-6244

 
Spirituality

Alliance Church
Box 20039
867-873-6657
Email: ykac@ssimicro.com

Calvary Community Church
5502 - 50th Avenue, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-5848
Email: ccc@theedge.ca

Catholic Women’s League
5206-52nd Avenue, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-4880

Church of Christ
516 Range Lake Road, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-3875

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
5016 - 52nd Street, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-8234

Diocese of the Arctic—Anglican Church of Canada
Box 190, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-5432
Email: arctic@arcticnet.org
www.arcticnet.org

Holy Family Lutheran Church
5403 Franklin Avenue, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-3809

Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Box 276, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-5949

Roman Catholic Diocese of Mackenzie
5117 - 52nd Street, Yellowknife, NT
867-920-2129
Email: Diocese.mackenzie@theedge.ca

Salvation Army
4925 - 45th Street, Yellowknife, NT
867-920-4673
www.sanorth.ca

Yellowknife Seventh-Day Adventist Church
5008 Forrest Drive, Yellowknife, NT
867-873-6767
Email: info@yksda.org
www.yksda.org

Yellowknife United Church
5403 - 50th Avenue, Yellowknife, NT
Northern United Place
867-873-6291
Email: ykunited@ssimicro.org
www.yellowknifeunitedchurch.ca

 
Drugs & Their Effects

Drugs and their effects: Alcohol
Drug Type: Alcohol


Method: 
Ingestion

Signs and Symptoms:
Blackouts
Depression
Euphoria
Slowed Reaction Time
Fatigue
Possible Death
Can cause diseases of the liver and pancreas
Pregnant Women should not consume Alcohol

Places where you can find help:
Alcoholics Anonymous
867-444-4230
www.area78.org

Salvation Army
867-920-4673
sanorth.ca

Tree of Peace Friendship Centre
867-873-2864
Living in Balance: Monday—Friday at 1:30pm

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Drugs and their effects: Ecstasy (MDMA)
Drug Type: Ecstasy (MDMA)


Method:
Swallowed as a pill

Signs and Symptoms:
Feeling of being “high”
Feeling intoxicated
Feeling relaxed
Feeling energetic
Stronger sensations
Jaw clenching
Teeth grinding
Anxiety and/or panic attacks
Blurred vision
Vomiting
Sweating
Increased blood pressure and heart rate
Death
Dehydration
Disrupted sleep patterns
Irritability
Paranoid
Depression

Places where you can find help:


Narcotics Anonymous
780-421-4429
Call for meeting times and locations in Yellowknife
www.canaacna.org

Salvation Army
867-920-4673
www.sanorth.ca

Stanton Territorial Hospital
550 Byrne Road,
Emergency: 867-669-4100
Psychiatric Unit Crisis Line: 867-920-2121
Switchboard: 867-669-4111

Tree of Peace Friendship Centre
867-873-2864
Living in Balance: Monday—Friday at 1:30pm

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Drugs and their effects: Oxycodone
Drug Type: Opioid

Method:
Injected
Snorted

Signs and Symptoms:
Nausea
Vomiting
Drowsiness
Itchiness
Dry mouth
Constipation
Death
Depression

Places where you can find help:
Narcotics Anonymous
780-421-4429
Call for meeting times and locations in Yellowknife
www.canaacna.org

Salvation Army
867-920-4673
www.sanorth.ca

Stanton Territorial Hospital
550 Byrne Road,
Emergency: 867-669-4100
Psychiatric Unit Crisis Line: 867-920-2121
Switchboard: 867-669-4111

Tree of Peace Friendship Centre
867-873-2864
Living in Balance: Monday—Friday at 1:30pm

YHSSA
(Primary Health Care Building)
867-920-7777
Methadone Treatment

Drugs and their effects: Cocaine, “Crack”, Crystal Meth
Drug Type: Amphetamines


Method:
Snorted
Smoked
Injected

Signs and Symptoms:
Delayed muscular movement
Feeling of euphoria
Alertness
Decreased appetite
Decreased need for sleep
Enhanced energy
Severe agitation
Violent behavior
Paranoid thoughts
Delirium
Fainting
Nausea

Places where you can find help:
Narcotics Anonymous
780-421-4429
Call for meeting times and locations in Yellowknife
www.canaacna.org

Salvation Army
867-920-4673
www.sanorth.ca

Stanton Territorial Hospital
550 Byrne Road,
Emergency: 867-669-4100
Psychiatric Unit Crisis Line: 867-920-2121
Switchboard: 867-669-4111

Tree of Peace Friendship Centre
867-873-2864
Matrix: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Living in Balance: Monday—Friday at 1:30pm

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Drugs and their effects: Hallucinogens
Drug Type: LCD (Acid), PCP, DMT, MDA, Ecstasy, & STP


Method:
Orally
Smoked
Sniffed
Injected

Signs and Symptoms:
Hallucinations
Changes in mood
Changes in perception
Short-term memory is impaired
Hearing, smelling, and vision distortions
Feeling “outside” the body

Places where you can find help:
Narcotics Anonymous

780-421-4429
Call for meeting times and locations in Yellowknife
www.canaacna.org

Salvation Army
867-920-4673
www.sanorth.ca

Stanton Territorial Hospital
550 Byrne Road,
Emergency: 867-669-4100
Psychiatric Unit Crisis Line: 867-920-2121
Switchboard: 867-669-4111

Tree of Peace Friendship Centre
867-873-2864
Living in Balance: Monday—Friday at 1:30pm

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Drugs and their effects: Marijuana (Cannabis)
Drug type: Hallucinogen


Method:
Orally

Signs and Symptoms:
Calm
Relaxed
Talkative
Heightened senses
Rapid heartbeat
Red eye
Dry mouth and throat
Impairs perceptions
Impairs judgments
Impairs balance
Impairs motor co-ordination
Impairs reaction times

Places where you can find help:


Narcotics Anonymous
780-421-4429
Call for meeting times and locations in Yellowknife
www.canaacna.org

Salvation Army
867-920-4673
www.sanorth.ca

Stanton Territorial Hospital
550 Byrne Road,
Emergency: 867-669-4100
Psychiatric Unit Crisis Line: 867-920-2121
Switchboard: 867-669-4111

Tree of Peace Friendship Centre
867-873-2864
Living in Balance: Monday—Friday at 1:30pm

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