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Yellowknife Sheltering Agencies:

 Yellowknife Women's Society
 The Yellowknife women's Society is a community-based charitable organization with the goal to support and assist women in empowering themselves.
 The Centre for Northern Families
  • Healthy Baby & Healthy Toddler Programs
  • Daycare
Phone: 867-873-2566  
 Yellowknife Women's Center
  • Emergency Shelter for Women
  • Weekly Walk-in Clinic
  • Food Hamper Program (bsed on availability)
  • Single Room Occupancy Units for women transitioning to independent housing options
Yelowknife Housing First Program
  • Supports chronically homeless individuals to access, maintain and retain private market housing, providing supports to participants to transition into housing

Office location: 5020-47 Street, Yellowknife

 Side Door 

SideDoor is Yellowknife's only center providing both a safe haven and practical supports to youth experiencing homelessness.


  • Practical Supports and Life Skills
  • Employment, Training and Literacy
  • Mental Health and Addictions

Phone: 867-766-3272

Location: 4903-50 Street (next door to Overlander Sports)

 Hope's Haven
  • Hope's Haven Emergency Shelter for youth 15-19 yrs. Hours: 6 pm - 8 am daily. Breakfast served.
  • Hope's Haven Transitional Housing Program for youth 15-19. Youth are housed onsite and receive intensive supports to end the cycle of homelessness.

Location: 5114-52 Street

Phone 867-766-HOPE (4673)

Salvation Army
  • Mens (adult) Emergency Shelter
  • Resource Centre
  • Bailey House Transitional Housing for Men
  • Thrift Store
  • Church
  • Food Bank

Services provided but not limited to:

  • Clothing and Houseware Vouchers
  • Food Hampers
  • Christmas Hampers and Toys
  • Soup Kitchen (serving 2 hot meals daily)
  • Community Feasts
  • Foot Washing Program
  • Sock Exchange Program
  • Advocacy Work
  • Life Skills Courses
  • Income Tax Preparation
  • Anger Management Course
  • Job Search
  • Literacy Program
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Hygiene Products Available
  • Showers & Bathroom Facilities
Phone: 867-920-HOPE (4673)
 Yellowknife YWCA
  • Family Violence Shelter
  • Transitional Housing
  • Children & Youth Programs
Phone: 867-920-2777

Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Administrator - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699