Home Base Yellowknife was formerly known as The SideDoor Ministries (SideDoor). The name changed in May 2021 due to necessary changes voiced by youth and other community members in Yellowknife.
SideDoor was established in 1995 and has always been a central location in Yellowknife dedicated to providing housing and life skills development supports for youth.
The organization was founded as a result of an identified need among youth, the community and government to have an empowerment-based program available to youth. Formerly. SideDoor was a Christian youth ministry that existed to instill values, character, and community to empower Northern youth to find fulfillment by providing a safe haven and practical supports.