Helping Aboriginal People
     Heal Themselves.

Indian Residential School Survivors Society

Grant ID:

Title: Provincial Residential School Project Response Plan (PRSP)

Project Description:
The project will provide information to Survivors about the recovery process from Residential Schools and will assist Survivors through a self assessment process to develop a treatment plan specific to their healing needs.

The project will provide individual counselling and referrals to other longer term counselling resources and will assist communities in developing Survivor support groups to continue their healing journeys.

The project will provide Therapeutic Enactment, a trauma recovery model, to assist Survivors in dealing with the Legacy of Physical and Sexual Abuse in Residential Schools.

The project will provide training to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal front line workers to build their capacity to provide therapy to Residential School Survivors.

End Date:
March 31, 2010

AHF Contribution:

Primary Contact:

Ms. Sharon Thira
Executive Director 
Tel: 604-925-4464
Fax: 604-925-0020

Organization Address:

911-100 Park Royal South
Vancouver, BC V7T 1AZ