Welcome to Many Rivers !
Many Rivers is a non profit organization that has been working in the Yukon since 1969 under our previous name of Yukon Family Services Association. We serve children, youth, adults, and families. It is our goal to promote healthy relationships within the family, in the workplace and the community. To do this, we aid in the personal growth of individuals and families. We support people through difficult challenges and transitions, such as illness, separation, life changes, and role changes.
The vision of Many Rivers is:
Healthy Individuals and Families living in Supportive Communities.
In pursuing this vision Many Rivers exists so that there will be
- Healthy, positive, resilient individuals
- Healthy, positive, resilient family relationships
- Supportive communities
What Does Many Rivers Do?
- Support and counselling for individuals, couples and families
- Parent support, information, and education
- Intake and referral services
- Play therapy for children
- Youth work
- Outreach Van
- Community information and referrals
- Health and lifestyle education
- Employee assistance programs
- Lending library
Our Commitment to Yukoners
Many Rivers provides confidential services responsive to the needs of individuals, families & communities.
We celebrate & build upon people's strengths as a foundation for all we do.
We offer high quality professional services by applying best practices.
We respect & foster diversity in cultures & traditions.
Many Rivers helps people to navigate life's challenges by connecting them with their inner strength & a community of support.
Where is Many Rivers?
Many Rivers has offices in Whitehorse, Dawson City, Haines Junction, and Watson Lake. From these offices we provide regular counselling and family support. We extend our services from these locations to Teslin, Carcross, Carmacks, Mayo, Pelly Crossing, Destruction Bay, Burwash Landing, and Beaver Creek on a regular basis. The Parenting Programs which are regularly offered in Whitehorse, are sometimes offered in other Yukon communities.
For office location, mailing address and office hours please click here.