Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition

The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition facilitates the elimination of poverty in the Yukon through awareness, advocacy and action. Our members are an action-based team who partner with other community members on issues involving food, shelter and access to services.

Mind the Gap
Surviving in Whitehorse
A Home for Everyone
Enriching our Understanding
My Story
My Story

I had an accident a few years ago – In 2007, I fell down two flights of stairs and crushed 5 vertebrae and broke 9 ribs. All of a sudden I found myself not being able to work and/or support myself financially. I ended up on the streets with Social Assistance at $235 a month in Vancouver.

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