Day School Settlement Agreement Information for Survivors

Updated November 23, 2023 

There is one active Indian Residential Schools Class Action Settlement:

Gottfriedson Indian Residential Schools Day Scholars Class Action Settlement (Period Closed)

Extension deadline January 4, 2024

The period to file a claim for the Day Scholars settlement which began on January 4, 2022 is now closed, but there is an extension period until January 4, 2024.

Claimants may request a Claims Deadline extension by submitting both the Deadline Extension Form and Claim form together by email, fax, or mail by January 4, 2024 at 11:59pm PST.

The digital claim portal is now closed. Claimants can submit their claim by email, fax, or mail.

  1. Email:
  2. Fax: 416-601-6101
  3. Mail: Indian Residential Day Scholars Claim Administrator c/o Deloitte, PO Box 7014, Toronto, ON Canada M5C 0A9

If you have general questions about the Claim Form, Claim process, status of your claim, or to report an address change after submitting your Claim, contact the Claims Administrator:

  • Call Centre: 1-877-5786
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 10am to 6pm EST (Closed Statutory Holidays)

For more information please visit:

Deadline October 4, 2023

To be eligible for compensation, a Day Scholar (or heir in some cases) must have attended an Indian Residential School during the day only but did not sleep overnight at one of Indian Residential Schools in Schedule E.

To submit a claim, claimants may submit their claim form on-line or via email, fax, or mail:

For questions or help, contact the Claims Administrator (Deloitte) at: or 1-877-877-5786.

For more information, visit:

Survivor and Descendant Class Members (the natural or adopted children of Survivor Class Members) are also eligible to apply for funding from the Day Scholars Revitalization Fund to support healing, wellness, education, language, culture, and commemoration.

Federal Indian Day School Class Action Settlement
(Period Closed)

The deadline for this settlement has now passed. New claims can no longer be submitted.

For those with claims in process, or for more information and contacts, please visit the Indian Day Schools Class Action website or call the Federal Indian Day Schools Class Action information line at 1-888-221-2898.