Northwest Territories

This represents a sampling rather than an exhaustive list of relevant programs and services in this territory.

Emergency

POLICE – Call the local RCMP detachment, dial the exchange for your community + 1111 (e.g., XXX-1111).

Crisis & Help Lines

NWT Helpline
Call 1-800-661-0844.
Available 7 pm to 11 pm daily for confidential information, support and referral services.

Yellowknife YWCA
Call 867-873-8257 (in Yellowknife) or 1-866-223-7775, Toll-free in NWT.
Available 24/7 for safety planning, crisis management, emotional support, information and referral to an emergency shelter.

Kids Help Phone
Call 1-800-668-6868, Toll-free, Bilingual, 24/7.
Provides children and youth with anonymous and confidential professional counselling, referrals and information.

Child Abuse
Call 911, the police or local child welfare services.

Seniors' Information Line
Call 867-661-0878 or 867-920-7444 (in Yellowknife).

Counselling, Shelters & Other Support

Yellowknife - Alison McAteer House
Emergency Protection Order Designate Toll Free 1-866-223-7775. Call1-866-223-7775, Toll-free, or call 867-873-8257 (in Yellowknife).
Available 24/7 for safety planning, crisis management, emotional support, information and referral to an emergency shelter.

Centre For Northern Families
Call 867-873-2566.

Hay River - Family Support Centre
Call 867-874-6626.

Hay River – Native Women's Association Victims Services
Call 867-876-2020.

Inuvik - Inuvik Transition House
Call 867-777-3877, 24/7.

Inuvik – Native Women's Association Victims Services
Call 867-777-5493.

Fort Smith - Sutherland House
Call 867-872-4133.

Fort Smith – Native Women's Association Victims Services
Call 867-872-3520.

Tuktoyaktuk - Native Women's Association Aimayunga Woman's Emergency Foster Care / Shelter
Call 867-977-2000, 24/7.

Fort Good Hope – Native Women's Association Victims Services
Call 867-598-2247.

Fort Simpson – Native Women's Association Victims Services
Call 867-695-3136.

Behchoko/Tlicho Region – Native Women's Association Victims Services
Call 867-392-6014.

Coalition Against Family Violence NWT
Call 1-888-234-4485, Toll-free.
Offers advocacy and support to reduce the incidence of family violence and to more effectively respond to family violence in the NWT.

NWT Council of Persons With Disabilities
Call 1-800-491-8885, Toll-free or 1-867-873-8230 in Yellowknife.

Legal Support

Legal Aid
To apply for legal aid, contact a Community Court Worker nearest you.
Call collect 867-873-7450.

Beaufort Delta Legal Services Clinic
Call 1-800-661-0704, Toll-free or call 867-777-2030.

Lawyer Referral Service
Visit Law Society of NWT or call 867-873-3828.