Canadian Thalidomide Survivors Support Program

Important Updates



The Administrator has a new mailing address:



PO Box 507 Stn B

Ottawa, ON

K1P 5P6

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.



Confirmed Survivors who are currently at a level 1 or a level 2, may request reassessment of their health status once per fiscal year or more frequently if there is an urgent need. Click here to download the application.



There is no limit as to how many applications you may submit as the Administrator has removed the yearly submission deadline date to make the process easier for you. Please submit a new application whenever you wish; however, the Administrator requests that you accumulate $500 worth of expenses before sending in your application unless it creates a financial hardship for you. 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 to have any of the forms sent to you by mail or email.

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