Day School Settlement Agreement Information for Survivors

Updated February 2, 2023 

There is one, active Indian Residential Schools Class Action Settlements:

Gottfriedson Indian Residential Schools Day Scholars Class Action Settlement

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.