Services: Introduction

We’ve grown to offer direct housing accessibility and support services for individuals who need help finding or maintaining housing. We work in collaboration with local landlords and service providers to help individuals navigate and participate in the Coordinated Access System.

Services/Contacts

Executive Director

Kate Mechan
867-334-9310 / ed@safeathomeyukon.ca

Our Executive Director works with the Board of Directors and staff team to set priorities for Safe at Home, acts as the public face of the organization and keeps us all motivated and enthusiastic about ending homelessness in the Yukon!

Program Supervisor

Ahmed Jama
867-332-5805 / supervisor@safeathomeyukon.ca

The Program Supervisor supports all staff, develops policy and manages process. He manages the main program, giving detailed attention to program strategy, project delegation, and program implementation. 

Office Manager

Andrea Magun
867-332-0630 / admin@safeathomeyukon.ca

The Office Manager is also the office administrative support and will be the first welcoming face you see when you walk into Safe at Home. She will listen to your concerns and then book you an appointment with a frontline worker specific to your needs. She can also provide information on available resources and services, assist with your tax, receive mail on your behalf and so much more.  If you have any questions, are seeking answers or just need an open ear, please let her know.  Coffee's always on!

Coordinated Access Coordinator

Sarah Kroon
867-332-6201 / cacoordinator@safeathomeyukon.ca

The Coordinated Access Coordinator of  CHAT brings together resources and service providers to make sure people on the By-Name List are supported through their housing search and matched with housing and supports that will help them thrive.

Regional Coordinated Access Coordinator

Elske de Visch Eybergen
867-334-1341 / regionalca@safeathomeyukon.ca

The Regional Coordinated Access Coordinator brings together identified communities outside of Whitehorse with ending homelessness in the Yukon.  Taking the lead, firstly from the FN Community and in partnership with the entire community. Safe at Home Yukon (SAH) will join in identifying safe housing options and requirements for all. The By-Name List Intake is an option for partners to assist all people in their housing search, identify housing shortages and needs. The process will match residents with housing and identified community supports to  help them thrive. SAH aims to strengthen the partnership with the community in which people want to live.

HIFIS Project Manager

Sophie McPhail
867-332-8284 / HIFIS@safeathomeyukon.ca

The HIFIS Project Manager is responsible for managing and leading the implementation of the HIFIS 4 system in our community. It is designed to enable homeless-serving organizations to confidentially collaborate, share information, and improve service provision overall.

Yukon Housing Support Worker

Eugenia Dadson
867-332-6200 / housingsupport@safeathomeyukon.ca

The Yukon Housing Support Worker provides confidential support to tenants in Yukon Housing Corporation (YHC) apartments to help people stay housed. This is part of a pilot project collaboration between Safe at Home and YHC.

Housing Stability Worker

Joe Sartison
867-332-6941 / housingstability@safeathomeyukon.ca

The Housing Stability Worker works with several clients who are housed to provide support with whatever will make their tenancies more successful: managing conflicts, budgeting, paperwork, eviction prevention, and more.

Housing Outreach Coordinator

Andrea Parent
867-332-9509 / outreach@safeathomeyukon.ca

The Housing Outreach Coordinator supprts clients while connecting with other organizations to create stronger support networks. Client support work also involves community outreach through public events, and providing workshops and tenant education. 

Referrals Coordinator

Anthony Boisvert (Service en français disponible)
867-334-8987 / referrals@safeathomeyukon.ca

The Referrals Coordinator helps individuals with intakes onto the By-Name List or warm referrals to other services, supports other agencies through outreach and referrals, and works closely with Housing Stability and YHC Support Workers.

Eviction Prevention Worker

Caitlin Beaulieu
867-334-7686 / evictionprevention@safeathomeyukon.ca

The Eviction Prevention Worker offers advocacy and support for tenants in an effort to prevent evictions and promote successful tenancies. 

Watson Lake Housing Coordinator

Angela Miller
867-332-4238/ WLHousing@safeathomeyukon.ca

In Cooperation with Liard First Nation, SAH will engage with the residents of Watson Lake as well as service providers and partners who want to be part of the homelessness support system. SAH, along with the Community, could develop a plan which could be utilized by other rural communities across the Yukon, to end homelessness. This includes working towards solution focused processes to achieve housing stability and a coordinated access to address homelessness, as defined through the Reaching Home Strategy in Watson Lake. 

Data Lead

Tommy O'Neill Sanger
867-332-9510 / data@safeathomeyukon.ca

The Data Lead maintains the By-Name List and facilitates information-sharing and collaboration between partner agencies.

 

Afterhours Outreach

867-332-9658 / afterhoursoutreach@safeathomeyukon.ca

Between the hours of 3pm and 11pm Tuesday to Saturday, two staff members are on-call to provide: emergency/crisis intervention/assistance, referrals to emergency supports, connection to longer-term supports in Whitehorse, and services as needed. Any individual or family experiencing housing-related challenges are welcome to acsess this service by emial, calling the above phone number, or by referral.

 

Contact us

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Address

310 Alexander Street, Whitehorse

8:30 am to 4 pm (closed 12–1 pm), Monday to Friday