Services for Older Adults

Seniors’ Information Handbook

If you are 50 years or older and live in the NWT the Seniors’ Information Handbook, updated in 2012, is a convenient resource and contains a comprehensive source of information about programs and services available in the NWT. Many of the benefits are for those older adults, 60 years of age or older, but it is important to review the programs so you are aware of them. The handbook was prepared in partnership with NWT House Corporation and the GNWT Departments of Health and Social Services, Education, Culture and Employment, Municipal and Community Affairs and Transportation. First published in 2001, this latest edition continues to be a good source of information. If you would like a hard copy of the handbook please contact Communications Unit of Department of Health & Social Services at 867-920-8927.

Seniors’ Information Line

If you have any questions about the information provided in the Handbook or on this website, please call the Seniors’ Information Line: 1 800 661 0878.