The 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.