Programs and Services

The Government of the Northwest Territories administers the process for changing, adopting, or restoring geographical place names in the Northwest Territories.
This program provides funding for the administration, operation and maintenance of community-based facilities that acquire, preserve, and exhibit information, objects, artifacts, and works of art portraying the heritage of the NWT.
Information on immigrating to the Northwest Territories including the NWT Nominee Program.
Providing financial assistance to Northerners to help meet basic and enhanced needs.
This program provided funding for the administration and operation of organizations that undertake the maintenance, promotion and development of traditional knowledge and culture in the NWT.
Resources to help you learn the official Indigenous languages of the NWT.
A scholarship for students enrolled in certificate, diploma, degree program, or training that supports Indigenous language revitalization.
The Indigenous Languages and Education Secretariat enhances the revitalization and protection of Indigenous languages throughout the NWT.
February is Indigenous Languages Month. This is a month to celebrate the diverse Indigenous languages in the Northwest Territories (NWT) and to encourage everyone to learn about and use them with pride.
Click here to access the curriculum and documents for JK-Grade 12.
An optional program for parents to enroll their 4 and 5 year old children into free, play-based childcare in all 33 communities across the Northwest Territories.
Information to help individuals make informed decisions about their education, training, employment, or business operations.
Improving NWT residents literacy and related skills including reading, writing, numeracy, problem solving and critical thinking.
The Mentor-Apprentice Program is a way of learning an Indigenous language where a fluent speaker of the language (a mentor) teaches a committed language learner (an apprentice) by doing everyday activities using only their Indigenous language.
The awards celebrate outstanding leadership in the North and builds awareness among northerners about the importance of promoting, protecting, preserving and celebrating our unique cultures and ways of life.
The NWT Archives collects, preserves, and provides access to records that document the history of the Northwest Territories, including records of the Government of the Northwest Territories and those created by private individuals and organizations.
Access information about NWT libraries here, including borrowing by mail, link to online catalogue, and answers to all your frequently asked questions.
Tracking enrolment information for NWT students and providing services including providing transcripts and printing diplomas.