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Indian Residential Schools - Resolution Health Support Program



The Indian Residential Schools Program was launched at the recommendation of the Treaty 7 Elders Coordinators committee (formed in March of 2006) . Our program ensures that eligible former IRS students, and their immediate family member(s) and/or support person(s), have access to an appropriate level of mental wellness support services . We also ensure that eligible former IRS students can safely address a broad spectrum of mental wellness issues related to the disclosure of childhood abuse(s).


Our current Indian Residential Schools Health Support Worker is Anne Crane


Visit Health Canada's Indian Residential Schools Resolution Health Support Program website for more information!

The main number for the Regional Office in Alberta is: 1-866-495-6588

Look up the contact information for your regional office

Other important numbers:


Truth and Reconciliation Commission

General Information
Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement Information Line
1-866-879-4913

Common Experience Payment

General information and apply over the phone
Common Experience Payment Response Centre
1-866-565-4526

Application form request
Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement Information Line
1-866-879-4913

Appeal (when Reconsideration is denied)
National Administration Committee Appeals Information Line
1-866-879-4916

Independent Assessment Process

General Information, application, guide request, status update
Independent Assessment Process Information Line
1-866-635-2648

Alternative Dispute Resolution

General information and to re-open a claim
Independent Assessment Process Information Line
1-866-635-2648

If you are in crisis

A crisis line is available to provide immediate emotional assistance and can be reached 24-hours a day, seven days a week 1-866-635-2648