The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to inform the community that assistance with the Federal Indian Day School Class Action is limited to the mailing or electronic submission of the forms and supporting documents. The law firm Gowling WLG is providing assistance with filling out forms and legal advice to all claimants at this time, with in-person assistance sessions to take place when it is safe to do so.


To contact Gowling WLG, please call them at their toll-free number 1-844-539-3815 or email them at


The Claims Administrator, Deloitte LLC continues to process all claim forms that are submitted. For claim updates or questions about missing documents, please call them at 1-888-221-2898. The administrator representative will ask for full name, date of birth, last 3 digits of your SIN, Certificate of Indian Status number, or other ID provided and phone number, email, and mailing address for identity purposes.


Mental health assistance is provided by phone through the Hope for Wellness Hotline at 1-855-242-3310 or online at


Community members can also contact Melissa Jacobs-Swamp or Wennietanoron Oakes at the Wholistic Health and Wellness Program for counseling and support at 613-575-2341 ext. 3115.