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If you or someone else is hurt or in danger, call 9-1-1 immediately.

Emergency Services

Click here for a full list of community emergency phone numbers.


Senior’s Information Line

Call the NWT Senior’s Society if you would like to speak to someone about a problem or if you need help with any program or service related to seniors.


Lines are open Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.


NWT Senior’s Society

Phone: (867) 920-7444

Toll free: (800) 661-0878



NWT Family Violence Shelters (NWT Shelter Network)*

For information, referrals, support and to apply for an Emergency Protection Order, the NWT Shelter Network can support older adults experiencing abuse.


Emergency lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Family Support Centre – Hay River

Crisis line: (867) 874-3311

Toll-free: (833) 372-3311



Alison McAteer House – Yellowknife

Crisis line: (867) 873-8257

Toll-free: 1-866-223-7775



Inuvik Transition House – Inuvik

Crisis line: (867) 777-3877


Sutherland House – Fort Smith

Crisis Line: (867) 872-4133

Toll free: (877) 872-5925



Aimayunga Women and Emergency Foster Care Shelter – Tuktoyaktuk

Crisis line: (867) 977-2000


*You can access a shelter services even if there is not one in your community. Call a shelter crisis line and a worker will help you access services.


Regional Health and Social Service Authorities

Beaufort-Delta: (867) 777-8000

Deh Cho: (867) 695-3815

Fort Smith: (867) 872-6200

Hay River: (867) 874-7100

Sahtu: (867) 587-3650

Tlicho Community Services Agency: (867) 392-3000

Yellowknife: (867) 873-7276

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