The Sixties Scoop Peer Support Line will provide listening and support services to Indigenous 60s scoop survivors who experienced displacement, loss of culture, due to being adopted or fostered in non-Indigenous households across Canada, the U.S.A.
The Peer Support Line will provide safe, respectful and non-judgemental confidential listening.It will link Survivors to approved services across Canada to support their emotional, cultural, spiritual and mental needs. Services include:
- Provide direction on how to access government information related to their adoption and other government documentation.
- Provide direction to support their repartition efforts that include finding families and communities.
- Provide information and direction on how to attain Indigenous programs and services, Treaty Indian Cards, Metis memberships and Nunavut Land Claims Agreement services for Inuit.
- Provide one-on-one talks with Survivors to listen to stories, connect them with other Survivors, or Sixties Scoop organizations across Canada.
We do not provide crisis counselling. If you are experiencing a serious mental health crisis, please call your local crisis center or family doctor/emergency dept.
The toll-free line is staffed by peer support workers and as such, cannot provide legal advice or guidance.