To provide, promote, protect and sustain a healthy, strong lifestyle for our Citizens and future generations consistent with the traditional values of the Ta’an Kwäch’än.

Current Available Services

The Ta’an Kwäch’än Council Office is currently open for limited services only.

Elders Services and Support/
Clients and Vulnerable Citizens

Wellness Manager, Heather Griffiths
(867) 335-0630
wellnessmanager@taan.ca

Elders Fuel Service

Housing Manager, Charles MacQueen
(867) 335-1347
housingmanager@taan.ca

Finance

Finance Manager, Andrew Johnston
(867) 334-7360
ajohnston@taan.ca

Communications

Communications Officer, Janet Smellie
(867) 334-5298
communicationsoffice@taan.ca

General Inquiries

Front Desk Reception
(867) 668-3613
info@taan.ca

Covid-19 Updates

What Steps TKC is taking for Citizens

  • Vaccination Support: TKC’s Wellness Department is able to assist with online booking for vaccinations. For assistance, or more information, please contact Natalie Hare at (867) 668-3613 ext. 402.
  • Elders Support: We are aware that the needs of the Elders are evolving. Please communicate those needs to us and we will work to support you. This will be evaluated on a case by case basis and could include services such as:
    • Picking up and delivery of groceries/prescriptions
    • Phone support for those in need of social contact

Services to Elders will be provided depending on staff availability and community restrictions.

Contact Heather Griffiths at (867) 335-0630 or wellnessmanager@taan.ca.

      To be added to a list of Citizens who may need extra support, please contact:
      Wellness Manager, Heather Griffiths
      (867) 335-0630 or
       wellnessmanager@taan.ca

      Work continuity is a priority and we will respond to you as soon as we can.

      How to Stay Informed

      In order to protect our Citizens from any potential outbreak, TKC will be suspending all upcoming public meetings and gatherings until further notice. We encourage Citizens to visit the links below for more information and personal measures you can take to protect yourself. Cooperation with all public health measures including staying at home and self-distancing from others in your community is critical to the response to COVID-19. If you feel you may have contracted COVID-19, please contact 811 or conduct the online self assessment tool available on Yukon Government’s COVID-19 webpage.

      Yukon Government:

      https://yukon.ca/en/information-about-novel-coronavirus-yukoners

      Federal Government:

      https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

      Please watch our website and Facebook for updates. www.taan.ca

      Take care and stay safe!

      At the time of this posting the Yukon Chief Medical Officer of Health was reporting 63 active cases of COVID-19. Anyone experiencing symptoms in Whitehorse should call the COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre at (867) 393-3083 or book online to arrange for testing. Drive-up testing is available in Whitehorse between 6:30 pm to 9:30pm daily at 49A Waterfront Place. If you are in rural Yukon and exhibit symptoms please contact the community health centre.

      The health and wellness of our Citizens remains our number one priority. TKC is working on immediate measures to ensure that our most vulnerable Citizens are cared for during this time. In order to protect our Citizens from any potential outbreak, TKC will be temporarily suspending all upcoming public meetings and gatherings until further notice. We encourage Citizens to visit the links below for more information and personal measures you can take to protect yourself. Cooperation with all public health measures including staying home and self-distancing from others in your community is critical to the response to COVID-19.

      If you feel you may have contracted COVID-19, you can now book an appointment for a test at: Book a COVID-19 test appointment in Whitehorse | Government of Yukon

      You can also contact Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC) for further instructions. Phone: 867-667-8323 or Toll Free (Yukon) 1-800-661-0408 ext. 832.

      Symptoms may include:

      • Fever
      • Tiredness
      • Cough
      • Shortness of Breath

      There is an increased risk of more severe outcomes for Yukoners:

      • Aged 65 and over
      • With compromised immune systems
      • With underlying medical conditions

      The following links are updated daily:

      https://yukon.ca/en/information-about-novel-coronavirus-yukoners

      https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

      https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

      We will keep Citizens informed if circumstances change.

      At the time of this posting the Yukon Chief Medical Officer of Health was reporting 38 active cases of COVID-19. On October 4, 2021, one new death from COVID-19 was reported. Anyone experiencing symptoms in Whitehorse should call the COVID-19 Testing and Assessment Centre at (867) 393-3083 or book online to arrange for testing. Drive-up testing is available in Whitehorse between 6:30 pm to 9:30pm daily at 49A Waterfront Place. If you are in rural Yukon and exhibit symptoms please contact the community health centre.

      The health and wellness of our Citizens remains our number one priority. TKC is working on immediate measures to ensure that our most vulnerable Citizens are cared for during this time. In order to protect our Citizens from any potential outbreak, TKC will be temporarily suspending all upcoming public meetings and gatherings until further notice. We encourage Citizens to visit the links below for more information and personal measures you can take to protect yourself. Cooperation with all public health measures including staying home and self-distancing from others in your community is critical to the response to COVID-19.

      If you feel you may have contracted COVID-19, you can now book an appointment for a test at: Book a COVID-19 test appointment in Whitehorse | Government of Yukon

      You can also contact Yukon Communicable Disease Control (YCDC) for further instructions. Phone: 867-667-8323 or Toll Free (Yukon) 1-800-661-0408 ext. 832.

      Symptoms may include:

      • Fever
      • Tiredness
      • Cough
      • Shortness of Breath

      There is an increased risk of more severe outcomes for Yukoners:

      • Aged 65 and over
      • With compromised immune systems
      • With underlying medical conditions

      The following links are updated daily:

      https://yukon.ca/en/information-about-novel-coronavirus-yukoners

      https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

      https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

      We will keep Citizens informed if circumstances change.

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      Ta’an Kwäch’än Council

      117 Industrial Road
      Whitehorse, Yukon  Y1A 2T8
      Phone: 867.668.3613
      Fax: 867.667.4295
      E-mail: info@taan.ca