Yukon Resources

These resources apply ONLY to Yukon.

For more resources that apply to ALL of Canada, including Yukon, see: Canada Resources

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Yukon ISET agreement holders

Yukon ISET program scope

Indigenous Skills Employment Training (ISET), previously known as ASETS, funding typically pays for tuition, books, fees, equipment & supplies for:

  1. up to six month job trade skill courses, e.g. construction, plumbing, electrician, welding
  2. two year college diploma, e.g. practical nursing
  3. the last year of a university program, bachelor, masters, doctorate
  4. possibly high school upgrade GED

Skills training programs that give certificates or diplomas and are specifically recognized and accepted by the industry are usually
eligible for ISET funding.

Some ISET groups also cover:

  1. wage subsidy to specific employer to help qualified person obtain employment in their chosen field
  2. apprenticeships
  3. summer student
  4. self employment
  5. applicants that can demonstrate great financial need may submit documentation requesting funding for travel / living expenses

For specific lists of which affiliations are served in Yukon, see:

List of Yukon ISET agreement holders

CityGroupContactPhoneEmail
CarcrossCarcross Tagish First Nation Susannah Beckett867-393-1200susannah.beckett@ctfn.ca
CarmacksLittle Salmon Carmacks First Nation Shari Wrixon867-863-5576shari.wrixon@lscfn.ca
Dawson CityTr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation 867-993-7100
Pelly CrossingSelkirk First Nation Tara Roberts867-537-3331education2@selkirkfn.com
WhitehorseAboriginal Labor Force Alliance (ALFA) Norma867-456-4348alfa@northwestel.net
WhitehorseCouncil Yukon First Nations (CYFN) Jennifer Wykes867-393-9200jennifer.wykes@cyfn.net
WhitehorseKwanlin Dun, Kenädän Ku House of Learning Charlene Charlie867-633-8422charlene.charlie@kdfn.net
WhitehorseTa’an Kwäch’än Council Heather Griffiths867-668-3613hgriffiths@taan.ca

Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC)

The Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) has ISET funding to pay for skills training, similar to CAP.

The key difference is that NWAC is FOR WOMEN ONLY, all affiliations, Status, Non-Status, Métis & Inuit.

NWAC ISET (previously known as ASETS) program scope

NWAC ISET funding typically pays for:

  1. six month job trade skill courses, e.g. construction, plumbing, electrician, welding
  2. two year college diploma, e.g. practical nursing
  3. the last year of a university program, bachelor, masters, doctorate
  4. possibly high school upgrade GED

Skills training programs that give certificates or diplomas and are specifically recognized and accepted by the industry are usually
eligible for ISET funding.

NWAC Yukon Affiliate: Yukon Aboriginal Women's Council (website)

Whitehorse contact: Barb Crawford, 867-667-6162, yawcexecutive.assistant@gmail.com yawcasets@northwestel.net

Yukon Non-Status Indian Resources

These ISET funded groups are available to Yukon Non-Status Indians.

See additional resources in Quick Start Guide

Yukon Métis Resources

These ISET funded groups are available to Yukon Métis.

See additional resources in Quick Start Guide

Yukon Inuit Resources

These ISET funded groups are available to Yukon Inuit.

ITK has an education training program for all Inuit, see: ITK Amaujaq

See additional resources in Quick Start Guide

Yukon Grant & Student Training Allowance (website)

You must live in Yukon for 2 years to be eligible.

Benefits

Yukon Friendship Centers

Friendship Centers may have some funding from other government programs, usually not ISET.

They may be able to help with some tuition costs, but often rely on other program grants, loans and scholarships to pay for training.

List of Yukon Friendship Centers

CityFriendship CenterContactPhoneEmail
WhitehorseSkookum Jim Friendship Center Marny Paradis867-633-7687sjfcexecutive@northwestel.net

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Updated: 2019/12/23