“The mission of our Citizens and its government is to provide, promote, protect and sustain a healthy and strong lifestyle for our Citizens and future generations consistent with the traditional values of the Ta’an Kwäch’än, through governing our natural, human and financial resources effectively.”
In the Spotlight!
Ta’an Kwäch’än Council (TKC) is pleased to announce plans for the development of two new housing initiatives on Self-Governing Settlement Lands in Whitehorse to address the housing crisis facing its community. Development will transform two parcels of TKC Settlement...
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Flood Relief Grant and Loan Program
The Yukon Government has announced grant and loan funding for homeowners under its Flood Relief Program. Eligibility includes houses damaged during the 2021 flood season as well as those undergoing repairs or upgrades to reduce the potential for future flood damage. Residences must be in flood affected areas in the Southern Lakes region including Teslin, Carmacks; or Lake Laberge. Application deadline is July 8, 2022. More details available here.
Office Closed to Public
The Ta’an Kwäch’än Council Office remains closed to the public and is operating with limited public services. Appointments are available but must be made in advance of coming to the office. Please contact those listed below for assistance.
|Elders Fuel Services and General Emergencies||Acting Housing Manager, Ben Monkman
|Administration||Office Manager, Teresa Jacobs
(867) 668-3613 ext 203
|Land Issues|| Lands & Resources Manager, Dave Irvine
|Elders Support, Income Assistance, Wellness Support||Wellness Manager, Heather Griffiths
|Finance||Finance Manager, Andrew Johnston
Communications Officer, Janet Smellie
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.