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Yellowknife Sheltering Agencies:

Centre for Northern Families

The Centre for Northern Families is home to the Healthy Baby & Toddler Club, an emergency shelter for adult women, a daycare, a walk in clinic, and host to a variety of temporary programs and services initiated by community members and partners.

  • Emergency Shelter for Adult Women
  • Healthy Baby & Toddler Club
  • Daycare

Phone: 867-873-2566 

Side Door Youth Ministries

SideDoor is a Christian Outreach Ministry that exists to build values, character and community among Yellowknife's Youth by providing both a safe haven and practical supports.


  • Senior Side Door Dropin
  • Junior Side Door
  • Summer Camp
  • Emergency Shelter for youth 16-24yrs.

Phone: 867-766-3272

The 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