Do you know of a child who attended residential school and never returned home or whose fate is still unknown?

Do you know of a child who died in residential school?

Do you know of burial sites where residential schools students may be buried?

If you have information you would like to share about a death or disappearance at a residential school, please:

  • Call 1-888-872-5554 and ask to speak to the Director of Statement Gathering

  • Visit the Missing Children booth at the TRC Alberta National Event (located in the Learning Place)

  • Email: and put Missing Children in the subject line

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
1500-360 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 3Z3
Fax: 204-984-5915

What will happen to the information you provide?

The information collected by the TRC will be made available through the National Research Centre on Indian Residential Schools. Families, friends and communities will be able to use this information to determine what happened to their loved ones.