Facility Amenities

Some of the available services at Aven Manor and Aven Cottages are:

Sunset Hair Salon

a full-service hair salon. Call to (867) 873-2165 or (867) 446-6926 to book an appointment.


services are offered to residents using the specialized foot care room

Dental Clinic

a full-service dental clinic is offered on-site through a partnership with Adam Dental Clinic

Private Rooms

are offered throughout Aven Manor and Aven Cottages with the option of activating private telephone and cable by residents at their expense


a controlled multisensory stimulation therapy available to create a soothing and stimulating environment

Nursing and personal care

provided for residents within care including medication administration

Visiting Physicians

come on-site to conduct one-on-one sessions with residents

Housekeeping and Laundry Services

are provided for all areas and residents within Aven Manor and Aven Cottages

Home cooked meals with Dietitian support

an on-site food services team offering delicious and nutritious meals to residents in care

Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy

Volunteer Program

offered through Recreational Therapy. See the upcoming programs and volunteer opportunities under Care.

Dog Therapy

offered through the St. John Ambulance Dog Therapy Program. Volunteers and their dogs provide visits to residents.

AVENS Growing Cooperative (AGCO)

a heated greenhouse and growing space for seniors ensuring access to sustainably grown vegetables

The Tuk Shop

a place where residents of Aven Manor and Aven Cottages can come and purchase general commensary items such as slippers, socks, deoderant, magazines, cards, puzzles, books, etc.

Notary Public

services offered for all Seniors and for all members of the Yellowknife Seniors Society. Operating in both English and French, two Notary Publics on-site offer all duties including Commissioner for oaths, affidavits, statutory declarations, affirmations, and certification of true copies of documents. Appointments are not necessary although appointments are encouraged to ensure availability. These services are being provided FREE of charge for all Seniors. Non-seniors and the general public will be encouraged to donate to AVENS in lieu of payment.

AVENS Meeting/ Training Room Rentals

You can help AVENS in providing safe, quality services for our NWT seniors by considering renting one of our many boardroom/meeting room and kitchen combinations. AVENS can cater everything from small corporate meetings, to presentations and team events. All our rooms enjoy natural light and have all the modern day equipment to handle any occasion you have in mind. When you are booking with us, rest assured your money is going towards the betterment of seniors and their care.
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The Alzheimer Society Alberta and Northwest Territorieshave an office located in the Baker Community Centre.  Support and resources for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia are provided to individuals, families and/or care providers.

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