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Help is available to you and your loved ones when the coroner’s service investigates a death under the Coroners Act.

Office of the Chief Coroner

The Office of the Chief Coroner can provide you with information and resources. They can also provide next-of-kin with investigation status updates. Contact the office at the 1st opportunity.

  • In person: 206C Lowe Street in Whitehorse
  • Email: heather.jones@yukon.ca
  • Phone: 867-667-5317, toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 5317
  • Fax: 867-456-6826

Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

The public guardian and trustee of Yukon:

  • protects the legal rights and financial interests of children;
  • acts as guardian of last resort for adults who have no-known relatives or friends to assist them; and
  • administers estates of deceased and missing persons where there is no-known next-of-kin.

The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee has forms and guides available to help you.

  • In person: 3rd floor, Andrew A. Phillipsen Law Centre, 2130 – 2nd Avenue in Whitehorse
  • Email: publicguardianandtrustee@yukon.ca
  • Phone: 867-667-5366, toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 5366

Victim Services

Victim Services helps victims dealing with a range of different crimes. These services are available to any person affected by a crime.

  • Phone: 867-667-8500, toll free 1-800-661-0408 extension 8500
  • VictimLINK: (toll free and available 24 hours per day): 1-800-563-0808

Learn more about Victim Services

Hospice Yukon

Hospice Yukon offers compassionate support to people grieving the loss of a loved one or supporting a grieving person.

Vital Statistics

Vital Statistics is responsible for:

  • registering deaths;
  • issuing burial permits; and
  • issuing death certificates.

If you need support or assistance with these processes, please contact Vital Statistics.

  • In person: 4th floor, 204 Lambert Street in Whitehorse
  • Email: vital.statistics@yukon.ca
  • Phone: 867-667-5207
  • Toll free: 1-800-661-0408 extension 5207

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention

The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention provides support to survivors of suicide and families. Their website provides information and downloadable guides.

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