You are not alone.
Survivors and family members of Survivors may receive immediate emotional support by contacting the 24-hour National Indian Residential School Crisis Line toll-free at 1-866-925-4419.
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) invites Survivors of the residential school experience, Intergenerational Survivors, and their families to share their experiences at National Gatherings or through a virtual statement process. Both processes include health supports. Please learn more on the NCTR website.
The Indian Residential Schools Resolution Health Support Program provides cultural and emotional support, and mental health counselling services to Survivors of Indian Residential Schools and the families of former students. Please learn more on the Government of Canada website.
Community support funding is available for Indigenous-led, Survivor-centric and culturally appropriate initiatives and investments to help Indigenous communities respond to and heal from the ongoing impacts of Indian Residential Schools. Please learn more on the Government of Canada Website.