Iqaluit Family Wellness office temporarily closed

Press Release

12 July 2023

The Department of Family Services is advising residents of Iqaluit of a temporary closure of the Grinnell Place Family Wellness office effective immediately until July 18, 2023, due to staff shortages.

During the temporary closure, limited staffing resources will be available to provide emergent and some restricted services such as family visits and assisting clients to and from appointments.

Please continue to call the Family Wellness On-Call number. A list of contact numbers for Family Wellness Offices across the territory can be found on the Government of Nunavut website. For emergencies, contact your local RCMP.

Service reductions or closures are subject to change based on staff availability.

The Department of Family Services is working with government and territorial partners to ensure Nunavummiut have access to necessary services while addressing staff shortages.


Media Contact:

Sara Tufts
A/Director Policy and Planning
Department of Family Services


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