Avens wildfire updatesLearn more
AVENS has compiled a detailed report summarizing the challenges and lessons from the 2023 evacuation to facilitate learning for AVENS and other agencies. Key recommendations are presented openly below.Learn more
AVENS – A Community for Seniors (previously YACCS) was incorporated under the Societies Act in April of 1983 by a group of citizens to lobby the Government and establish programs and services for seniors.
AVEN Manor is a 29 bed long term care facility that provides programs and services for NWT seniors.Learn more
AVEN Cottages are specifically designed to care for people living with Alzheimer’s and related dementia.Learn more
AVENS is proud to offer independent housing to seniors with 32 housing units on campus.Learn more
AVENS team is working hard to provide 102 safe and affordable housing units for seniors. It will include 92 (1 bedroom) and 10 (2 bedroom) units and introduce a new way of independent living for seniors that will allow them to age with dignity for longer in their homes.
At this time, construction is well underway, and our hope is to commence intakes in the Spring of 2024.Learn more