Department: Health and Social Services | Agency website >>
Address: 3168 3rd Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 1G3
Phone: 867-667-5669 | Fax: 867-667-5819
Social assistance recipients or those applying for assistance have the right to ask for a review of any decision made by a social worker regarding assistance. Review hearings are held by the Social Assistance Review Committee. Individuals have the right to ask for a review of:
The role of the Committee under the Act is to reassure applicants that their applications for assistance receive impartial consideration and that the Committee’s resulting decisions as to eligibility and amount are based on reasonable findings of fact; and result from a reasonable application of the regulations to those findings of fact. The Committee has authority with respect only to assistance and does not have authority with respect to any other aid or welfare services that may be provided to a person under the Act or otherwise.
Period: December 2008 to present
The Minister appoints at least 3 members—this includes the Chair and Vice-Chair.
Appointment process: Ministerial appointment
Requirements: The Minister will consider the following when making appointments:
Term: 3 years. May be reappointed.
Meetings: As required.
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|Journeaux-Henderson, Sandra||Member and Chair||08/26/2014||03/31/2017|
|Gray, Paul||Member and Vice-Chair||06/17/2016||06/16/2019|