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This website explains the law in a general way. As each person’s case is different, the site is not intended to provide legal advice about a specific matter.

Any information related to ‘healing’ from institutional abuse provides educational information and is not intended to provide therapy.

If you feel any anxiety or unpleasantness while reading the content of this site, please contact Indian Residential Schools Survivor’s Society for assistance.

To speak with a counsellor you can email them at reception@irsss.ca or call 1-800-721-0066 (Toll Free).

IRSSS offices are located at
Suite 911-100 Park Royal South,
West Vancouver, BC, V7T 1A2
Phone: (604) 925-4464
Fax: (604) 925-0020

If the counsellors at the Indian Residential Schools Survivor Society do not meet your need for assistance, please visit the Resources section of the website for a list of varying resources for Survivors of all backgrounds and needs.

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