This new booklet is for Indian residential school survivors who want to know what their options are under the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement. The booklet gives comprehensive, easy-to-understand information on the Common Experience Payment (CEP), the Independent Assessment Process (IAP), and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The booklet includes information on how to apply for the Common Experience Payment and the Independent Assessment Process and who can help with the application process, as well as how to provide a statement to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The booklet also includes information on how to get legal help and where survivors can get emotional and community support.
Note: The deadline to apply for the Common Experience Payment is September 19, 2011.