COVID-19 means youth at the Portage Atlantic treatment facility in Cassidy Lake will be staying over the holidays. To read more, click here.
Portage in the News
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.
In Montreal, deaths from overdoses are on the rise this year. […] —the spinoff effects are noticeable, starting with people using drugs more. Watch the CTV News interview online here or read more about it here.
Today, Portage Ontario has partnered with four local restaurants to serve up some soup, raise awareness, and raise some funds! To read on, please click here.
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
The creation of the sweater was a collaboration between Portage and The Community Company to create a powerful message. Click here to read the article. Learn More
Portage Ontario has raised more than $180,000 to date. Read more about this year’s Pedal For Portage initiative, here.
Portage Ontario Bunker House Project, a program of Portage Program for Drug Dependencies Inc. received a grant for $5850 from the Fund in the previous round of grants. Read more here.
CTV News anchor Ana speaks to Kathie Rodger of Portage Atlantic about how they’re helping adolescents in crisis during the pandemic. Watch here to learn more.
Portage Ontario has made some adjustments, such as quarantining new residents and incorporating video conferencing in light of the pandemic. Click here to read more.