PSA: Kugaaruk Family Wellness temporary closure

Press Release

17 November 2022

The Department of Family Services is advising residents of Kugaaruk of a temporary closure of the Family Wellness offices from November 16, 2022, to January 10, 2023, due to staff shortages.

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

Calls will continue to go to the Family Wellness offices in this community but there may be delays during this time.

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:

Anthony Canny
Communications Specialist
Department of Family Services


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