Programs and Services

The Adult FASD Diagnostic Clinic will provide an access point to clients and their families that will allow them to voluntarily explore a multidisciplinary FASD assessment, as well as life strategies following an Adult FASD diagnosis.
The Cancer Navigators work closely with a person diagnosed with cancer to offer support and guidance through their cancer journey.
Cancer screening is meant for healthy people who do not have any signs or symptoms of illness.
A campaign to help clinicians and patients engage in conversations about unnecessary tests and treatments.
Child and Family Services exist to protect and support the safety and wellbeing of children in the NWT, as well as to encourage families to be strong and healthy.
Diagnostic imaging is a branch of medicine that uses state of the art technology to assist health care providers in the diagnosis of injuries and abnormalities.
Information on weight management programs and dietitian-recommended resources residents can access for free.
The Yellowknife Eye Clinic provides ophthalmology services and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders and routine eye examinations for general eye health and glasses prescriptions.
The Healthy Family Program provides support and information on parenting to expectant parents and families with young children.
Home and Community Care Services provide individuals of all ages with nursing, home support and other allied health support to help individuals remain well, safe and independent in their homes for as long as possible.
At this time immigration medicals are not being provided by the NTHSSA.
Information on the laboratory services we offer and how to prepare for you lab test.
Long Term Care is a home-like facility that provides care and services for people who no longer are able to live independently or who require onsite nursing care, 24-hour supervision, or personal support.
Medical Travel is a service provided by the GNWT to eligible persons in the NWT who must travel in order to access necessary and appropriate insured health services.
Wellness Apps, GNWT Programs, Crisis Lines and other resources available to support the mental health and wellness of NWT residents


A program dedicated to making reproductive choice and abortion services available to pregnant people in the Northwest Territories.
Virtual Care helps reduce the potential for spread of infection. The use of unregulated technologies for Virtual Care is a temporary measure for the COVID-19 pandemic.