Mission Statement

Yukon Women’s Transition Home Society provides safe, confidential and nonjudgmental support, advocacy and shelter to women, and their children, who are in crisis and/or experiencing and responding to violence or abuse.

We believe there is no excuse for violence against women or children.
 About us:  YWTHS is a registered not-for-profit with charitable status.  We operate Kaushee’s Place, a 15 bed emergency shelter for women (and their children) who have experienced violence. In addition, Kaushee’s Place contains 5 apartment units for longer-term second-stage housing.

We also operate Betty’s Haven, a 10-unit second stage housing complex.

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Through the generous support of many private donors, organizations, employee groups, foundations, and government funding we are able to help women and children.

Kaushee’s Story

Kaushee Harris had a vision of a safe home for women, which has since developed into the Yukon Women’s Transition Home. We named Kaushee's Place after her.

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Betty’s Haven

Betty's Haven is now open! It is an additional 10-unit Second Stage Housing complex.
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