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Learn about Portage Atlantic's fundraising and awareness-building activities, in support of the residential drug rehab treatment centre for youth at Cassidy Lake, in New Brunswick.

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Portage Atlantic Sydney Community Breakfast


Sydney, Nova Scotia – June 7, 2016. Portage Atlantic hosted a Community Breakfast on on Tuesday, June 7, at the Grand Lake Road Emergency Services Centre. Portage Atlantic staff presented information on programs and services offered to youth at risk from the Atlantic Provinces. A testimonial was given by a Portage Atlantic graduate, who described… Read more »

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Residents help create new positive activity boards


Because a healthy mind and a healthy body go hand in hand, Portage’s drug addiction rehabilitation centres provides clients with many opportunities to be active and to cultivate new interests, as they learn to build a new healthy lifestyle for themselves. The goal is that when they leave the centre, clients know how to have… Read more »

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Portage Atlantic Sod Turning Ceremony : New fitness centre for youth in drug rehab treatment


Cassidy Lake, New Brunswick, April 26, 2016 – Portage Atlantic, a residential drug addiction rehabilitation centre for youth, was proud to welcome representatives of the Lewis Fitness Centre Capital Campaign Committee to the project’s official Sod Turning Ceremony today at the centre at Cassidy Lake, New Brunswick. At Portage, youth in treatment are encouraged to… Read more »

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100 Women Who Care donates $9,200 to Portage Atlantic


December 16, 2015 was a rewarding evening for the Portage Atlantic drug addiction rehabilitation centre for youth, which had been nominated by the Kings County chapter of 100 Women Who Care for their quarterly donation. 100 Women Who Care is based on the simple concept of bringing together 100 local women who want to make… Read more »

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Saint John Presbytery of the United Church of Canada supports Portage Atlantic


l churches from across the Saint John Presbytery of the United Church came together on November 1, 2015 to worship as one at the Trade and Convention Centre in Saint John, NB. The loose change offerings from this service were given to the Portage Atlantic drug addiction rehabilitation treatment program for youth at Cassidy Lake…. Read more »

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Portage Atlantic Community Breakfast at the Atlantic Lottery Corporation


Since 2009, Portage Atlantic has been hosting Community Breakfast events in various communities around Atlantic Canada, to inform and educate community members about Portage’s drug addiction rehabilitation program for youth at Cassidy Lake, in New Brunswick. This awareness-building Community Breakfast series has been made possible by a sponsorship from the Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC). On… Read more »

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Lions Club makes the Holidays special for the youth in drug rehab treatment


Members of the District N-1 (NB and PEI) Lions and their families gathered at the Cassidy Lake drug addiction rehabilitation centre for an afternoon of holiday celebration for the youth in treatment. All were eagerly awaiting the arrival of Santa and his elves who work diligently every year to find the “special” gift wished for… Read more »

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Fredericton Community Foundation visits Cassidy Lake


The Fredericton Community Foundation is a longtime supporter of Portage Atlantic’s drug addiction rehabilitation centre for youth at Cassidy Lake. Representatives visited the centre this summer to learn more about Portage, and to meet the staff team and the youth in treatment. Below is summary of their experience at Cassidy Lake, as written in the… Read more »

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Annual General Meeting and Governor Recognition 2015


On September 24, 2015 Portage governors and staff members attended the 2015 Annual General Meeting and Governor Recognition Reception. Portage honoured five governors for the exceptional contribution they have made towards the organisation over the years. Ronald Murray, Portage Atlantic Stéphane Dufort, Portage Québec – Montréal Region Mario Cusson, Portage Québec – Québec City Region… Read more »

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RBC provides a donation to the Lewis Fitness Capital Campaign and Portage Atlantic Aftercare program


Portage Atlantic received a generous donation of $10,000 for the Lewis Fitness Capital Campaign and for Aftercare Program activities in Moncton and Saint John. RBC Foundation is a long-time supporter of Portage Atlantic and its commitment to youth at risk, through various donations over the years, has helped encourage healthy minds, bodies and spirits.