COVID-19: Worsening a Lesser-Known Public Health Crisis

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Sunday marked the start of National Addictions Awareness Week in Canada, and there is great concern that deaths from drug overdoses have been increasing dramatically during this pandemic. Read more about how Portage is getting involved here.

100 Women Who Care

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WELLINGTON COUNTY – 100 Women Who Care Rural Wellington (100WWCRW)   had their September meeting virtually and decided to give its quarterly donation of $10,000 to Portage, an adolescent residential recovery centre in Elora. Read about it here

Cassidy Way

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July 2010 marked the launch of the Stride for Success Fundraiser with T4G’s Future Focus Foundation. The fundraiser culminated with the construction of the Recovery Trail at the Cassidy Lake site.  The trail system, which features a cabin, a large fire pit, a large platform by the water, a 3.8 km path and more, has been… Read more »

Pedal for Portage 2020: A Huge Success!

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Portage Ontario hosted its third annual Pedal for Portage fundraiser this fall to raise funds for Portage’s residential drug addiction rehabilitation centre in Elora, Ontario. To date, the event has raised over $180,000, which helps teens between the ages of 14 and 18 find freedom from addiction. In previous years, cyclists and volunteers of all… Read more »

Music Soothes the Soul

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It is a well-known fact that music is an effective therapy that allows a person to escape, open up, heal, and find themself. At the Lac Écho Portage Drug Rehabilitation Centre (Prévost), residents have access to an incredible music studio largely funded by the Simple Plan Foundation. An Integrated Music Program In addition to struggling… Read more »