Canadian Thalidomide Survivors Support Program

Important Updates

 

 

Thalidomide Survivors Contribution Program Class Proceeding – Notice of Settlement Approval Hearing on February 26-27, 2020. Click here  for more information.

 

On May 8, 2020, the Federal Court approved the settlement and Class Counsel’s fee request in the class proceeding regarding the 2015 Thalidomide Survivors Contribution Program. The motion for costs was denied.  Copies of these orders and the reasons for the decision can be found at Class Counsels' website at: Thalidomide Survivors Contribution Program Class Proceeding

 

CTSSP Application Deadline:

Step 1 – Preliminary Screening Applications are now available for any living individual who believes that they are a Thalidomide Survivor, including those previously denied under the 1991 EAP or the 2015 TSCP. Click here to download the form or call 1-877-507-7706 (TTY: 1-877-627-7027) to have one sent to you. The CTSSP Application deadline is postmarked by June 3, 2024 to the Administrator.

 

Reassessment:

Confirmed Survivors who are currently at a level 1 or a level 2, may request reassessment of their health status for the 2019-2020 FY anytime between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020. Click here to download the application.

 

EMAF:

EMAF applications are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 FY. Confirmed Survivors may submit up to a maximum of two applications per year anytime between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020. Click here to download the application.

 

You may also call the Administrator at 1-877-507-7706 (TTY: 1-877-627-7027) or by email to  info@tsspcanada.ca to have any of the forms sent to you by mail or email.

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