9-1-1 is now available in all NWT communities
for emergencies requiring police, ambulance or fire
Most GNWT offices will close during the holidays beginning on December 21, 2019 and will reopen for services on January 2, 2020.
In this section
Please note the following:
The Department of Education, Culture and Employment Offices and ECE Service Centres will be closed from Dec 21 to Jan 2. The following services will not be available:
- Career Development
- Early Childhood Programs
- Employment Standards
- Income Assistance
- Senior Home Heating Subsidy
- Student Financial Assistance
- Nominee Program
For emergency Income Assistance and Seniors Home Heating Subsidy, please call 1-866-973-7252
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre will be closed December 25, 26 and January 1.
The NWT Archives will be closed December 23 - January 1.
Flavour Trader is closed December 23 - January 5.
24-Hour Spill Report Line
Report a Poacher Line
Deh Cho Region
Fort Smith Area Office
Hay River Area Office
North Slave Region
Kids Help Phone
Text 686868 or Call 1-800-668-6868
NWT Help Line
Health Canada First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line
Medical Travel Emergency After Hours
Closures by region can be found online at: https://www.nthssa.ca/en/2019-holiday-closure-schedule
(867) 873-7650. After hours, call (867) 920-2359
Sahtu Regional Office
Procurement Shared Services
The tender desk locations in Yellowknife, Norman Wells, Inuvik, Hay River and Fort Smith, will be closed from 5:00 p.m. December 20th, 2019 until 8:30 a.m. January 2nd, 2020. During this time, emails and phone calls will not be returned, including for matters related to active procurements.
Regional Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Offices
DMV Online Services will not be available December 21 - January 1. DMV offices across the NWT will be at reduced hours. Visit www.inf.gov.nt.ca for hours of operation in your region.
1-866-443-5553 toll free 24 hours
Visiting hours and rules for Corrections Facilities are posted at https://www.justice.gov.nt.ca/en/correctional-facilities/
(867) 678-0856 or (867) 678-0056
(867) 695-1500 or (867) 695-1524
(867) 444-0470 or (867) 446-0769
(867) 621-0634 or (867) 875-8098
Business and lottery licensing services will be unavailable between December 21 - January 1. During this time, emails and phone calls will not be returned. Should you require a business or lottery license during this period, please ensure that an application is made before December 20.
Beaufort Delta District Office
Nahendeh District Office
North Slave District Office
Sahtu District Office
South Slave District Office