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Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation
Health & Social Programs

P.O. Box 94
Old Crow, Yukon
Canada, Y0B 1N0
Tel: (867) 966-3351
Fax: (867) 966-3808

Yukon Department of
Health and Social Services

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Health & Social Programs

Offices & Staff:

Director, Health & Social Programs
Manager, Mental Health & Support Services
Family Support Worker
Home & Community Care Coordinator
Native Court Worker
Administrative Assistant



Old Crow Health Centre

 H&S Documents

Health and Wellness Week Schedule and Information - September 26-30, 2022

Office Descriptions:

Director, Health and Social Programs
The Director oversees and gives direction to all staff in the Department. Duties include, proposal writing, networking with other agencies, coordinating inter-agency meetings and authorizing Health and Social staff training and development. The Director is responsible for the development and revision of all Social Department policies and ensures that job descriptions and performance evaluations are up to date.

Home & Community Care Coordinator (HCC)
As a team member in Health & Social Programs, and reporting to the Director, the HCC is responsible for coordinating community based health & social services (home support services, elder care, follow up client care plan, etc as outlined in the HCC Service Delivery Plan). The HCC supervises the HCC workers.

Native Court Worker (NCW)
The Native Court Worker acts as liaison between the courts and clients by setting up and putting out notices for court dates, setting up appointments for clients with lawyers, explaining the court process to clients, speaking on behalf of clients in court, acting as agent in the court if the client cannot attend, arranging for extensions for fines, and collecting fines wherever appropriate. The Native Court Worker also assists by helping clients understand their legal rights and obligations, ensures clients are familiar with court procedures, and assists clients in obtaining legal counsel. Clients are also assisted in the process of determining if they are eligible for the Old Crow Diversion Program, which is an option other than the Territorial Court system.

Administrative Assistant
The Social Administrator assists community members with Social Assistance needs once a month, and provides office support for Department on a daily basis.

Yukon Territorial Government Staff - Yukon government’s Mental Health Worker, Alcohol & Drug Services, Social Services, Probation Officer, Legal Aid, Victim Services, and Family Violence Program Councilor visit Old Crow on a monthly basis to provide services to citizens and to assist the Health & Social Department.

Health & Social Documents

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Health and Social Programs Documents
PDF Health and Wellness Week Schedule and Information - September 26-30, 2022 Posted September 22, 2022
PDF Youth Enhancement Policy Posted June 19th, 2015
PDF Youth Enhancement Application Posted June 19th, 2015
PDF Child and Family Services Act - Highlights Posted January 23, 2008
PDF Yukon Corrections Act Posted January 23, 2008
  Corrections Act and Regulations consultation Progress Report Posted August 19, 2008

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