Resources for Survivors

It is important to recognize that some of the information presented on this website could have a strong impact on you. Please be aware of your emotional response to this material. Be gentle with yourself. The website will be there tomorrow, so please go through the information at a pace that does not cause you emotional harm. There is no rush.  

If you are a Survivor and need emotional support, a national crisis line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week:

Crisis Support

Residential School Survivor Support Line:  1-866-925-4419

Emotional, cultural and professional support services are also available to Survivors and their families through the Indian Residential Schools Resolution Health Support Program. Services can be accessed on an individual, family or group basis.

Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador

1-866-414-8111


Quebec

1-877-583-2965


Ontario

1-888-301-6426


Manitoba

1-866-818-3505


Saskatchewan

1-866-250-1529


Alberta

1-888-495-6588


British Columbia

1-877-477-0775


Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut

1-800-464-8106