Creating strong families are at the core of everything we do. Learn more about our Family Centre and services available to parents and caregivers.


YWCA NWT Family Centre is for children up to age 5. We focus on mental and physical wellness for every family. Our program is intended to serve vulnerable families and parents in need of a space to engage with their children through play and learning. We attend outtings that take place in the community and provide two snacks daily.

We are located at 5608, 50A Avenue in downtown Yellowknife. 


Please note due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Family Centre is closed until further notice.


Toy lending library

The toy lending library is open! Sign up for an account, browse through our inventory, and come pick up some fun toys and games for the kids! More info here

For current schedules and updates, follow the Family Centre on Facebook!


We offers parents support to address the challenges of parenting in an isolated community and parenting children with unique social, emotional, and physical needs.


This amazing FREE resource allows families to borrow toys, books and games for free! Keep the borrowed items for 2 weeks and we'll send you a reminder email when you need to return them. At this time, the Family Centre is closed but you can still get toys from the lending library! Find out how. 

24 Hour Crisis Line 1 (866) 223-7775 

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