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The Willie O’Ree Fundraising Dinner – Celebrating a Fredericton Legend!

11-08-2018

The Willie O’Ree Fundraising Dinner – Celebrating a Fredericton Legend – was held at the Fredericton Inn on September 21, 2018. The event was sponsored by the Lions Nashwaaksis Club and raised $75,300 in support of Portage Atlantic. The fundraising dinner was a celebration of Mr. Willie O’Ree’s achievements in the sport of hockey as… Read more »

Portage Atlantic Recognition Celebration 2018

11-08-2018

On September 16, 2018, Portage Atlantic paid tribute to 25 youth who completed the residential phase of their rehabilitation treatment program, and 11 who have maintained a positive lifestyle since they graduated a year ago. These new graduates have come a long way and now have the tools and confidence to live a positive lifestyle… Read more »

Portage Atlantic Receives Financial Contribution for its Peer Support Group

11-01-2018

On behalf of the Fredericton youth and families who are helped by Portage Atlantic, we thank the Fredericton Community Foundation for their investment in the Portage Atlantic Peer Support Project program. Once the residential component of the drug addiction rehabilitation treatment program is completed, youth receive Aftercare support for up to two years, through regular… Read more »

From our Hearts to Yours Project

11-01-2018

“From our Hearts to Yours” Project 2017-2018 Lions of District N-1 was the result of the thoughtfulness and efforts from District N-1 Governor (2017-2018) Lion Paul Cousins and (Mrs.) Lion Theresa Cousins, with the participation of the various District N-1 Lions clubs. The Portage Atlantic staff and youth are grateful for this initiative that raised… Read more »

Portage Atlantic is Host to P.E.E.R. SJ – Peers Engaged in Education and Recovery

10-11-2018
service PEER

In August 2018, Portage Atlantic was pleased to host five P.E.E.R. SJ staff members, who met with the Intake Counsellor/Admissions Co-ordinator, attended a morning meeting and had a tour of the facility. P.E.E.R. SJ a community-based, addiction and mental health service that focuses on a positive future for young adults working with individuals to help… Read more »

Important Collaboration Taking Place at Portage Atlantic Cassidy Lake Centre

09-25-2018
Integrated Services Delivery

Within the framework of the Integrated Services Delivery (ISD) in New Brunswick, a team of professionals provide services to children and youth who have emotional, behavioral and mental health issues.  A variety of services is made available and may be delivered in schools and as part of established community services. The ISD team members liaise… Read more »

MindCare New Brunswick Funding Hope and Understanding for Portage Atlantic Youth

06-19-2018
bien-être physique

Portage Atlantic staff and youth are pleased of the grant award from MindCare New Brunswick in support of the physical wellness program at their residential rehabilitation treatment centre at Cassidy Lake. The use of the weight and cardio equipment is part of the everyday programming for the Portage Atlantic youth. Having the equipment assembled, inspected,… Read more »

Fun Game of Ball Hockey at the Lewis Fitness Centre

05-03-2018

Local RCMP members organized and took part in a fun ball hockey game vs. the male residents at the Portage Atlantic Lewis Fitness Centre at Cassidy Lake on Sunday, April 15, 2018. Portage Atlantic is grateful to the RCMP members for their involvement in the activity and as positive role models for the adolescents. The… Read more »

Pathways to Education Visited Portage Atlantic

05-03-2018
Pathways to education

Visit from Pathways to Education, Saint John, NB, to the Portage Atlantic Centre at Cassidy Lake – May 2, 2018   Portage Atlantic greeted Harry Daley, Youth Advisor, and Austin Beddow, a student taking part in the Pathways to Education programming, who attended the male residents’ morning meeting followed by a tour of the facility…. Read more »

School District Members on Site at Portage Atlantic

04-26-2018
District scolaire

The New Brunswick Anglophone South School District (ASD-S) high school principals and support staff held a meeting on April 13, 2018, in the Boardroom of the Portage Atlantic centre at Cassidy Lake. Mrs. Zoë Watson, Superintendent, Anglophone School District – South (photo: back row, second from the left) took part in the meeting and introduced… Read more »