Aven Manor (Yellowknife) – owned and operated by AVENS – A Community for Seniors


The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) joined forces with AVENS in the summer of 2014 to look for ways to improve access to long term care accommodations for Seniors:

Philosophy of Care

Aven ManorAven Manor has been an full accredited facility since 2009 with Accreditation Canda.. Built in 1987 and operated by the non-profit group YACCS. The Philosophy of Care Principles is based on the Supportive Pathways model which includes:

  • Respect, Dignity and Self-worth
  • Privacy and Independence
  • Control, Choice and Autonomy
  • Social Interaction
  • Safety and Security
  • Residential Home-Like Environment
  • Trained and Supportive Staff, and
  • Resident Focused Care

Number of Beds

  • 28 beds
  • 1 respite bed

Services Available

  • Non-smoking facility
  • Hair Salon and gift shop in building (planned for the fall)
  • Private rooms with cable television and telephone at resident's cost
  • Nursing and personal care including medication administration and foot care
  • Visiting Physicians
  • Housekeeping and laundry services
  • Visiting Denturist services, Optometry services, and Ophthalmology services
  • Recreation Therapy Programming
  • Alzheimer’s Society Resource Library
  • Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy
  • Home cooked meals and Dietician support
  • Active volunteer program

Contact Information

Inquires about Respite Care and Long Term Care to:

Director of Care.
Telephone: (867) 920-2443 ext. 110

Inquires about Adult Day Program to:

Recreation Therapy & Community Liaison Supervisor
Telephone: (867) 2443 ext. 140

Aven Manor
# 1- 5710 50 Ave
Yellowknife, NT X1A 1G3
Phone: 1-867-920-2443