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Portage's substance abuse rehabilitation centres and employment reintegration centres.

Local charities get boost from third round of grants


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.

Portage Atlantic helping adolescents in crisis during the pandemic | CTV News


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.

Elora Rehab Centre Continues to Help Youth in Recovery


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.

Moncton family donates $50,000 to help the most vulnerable during COVID-19 crisis


A Moncton couple has donated $50,000 to five organizations that are helping to alleviate the need on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic. One of these organizations is Portage. To read more about how The Martell family is helping their community, click here.

Addictions treatment centre concerned about edibles rollout


Telegraph Journal – 2019-11-29 Read more

Rehabilitation centre worries increased access to substances causing addiction


Friday, November 29, 2019 The Wellington Advertiser ELORA – Substance abuse treatment centre Portage is reminding the community the legalization of a substance doesn’t decrease its risk of addiction. Read more

Certain she was ‘bound to die in addiction,’ she’s now drug-free thanks to mother-child rehab program


CBC Radio · Posted: Nov 22, 2019 Read More

Pedal for Portage raises $66,780 in second annual ride


September 26, 2019 – The Wllington Advertiser ELORA – The second annual Pedal for Portage raised $66,780 in support of Portage Residential Treatment Centre. Read more.

Former investment professional finds meaning in raising funds, awareness for Portage Atlantic youth rehab centre


Carol Tracey became involved with the Portage Atlantic residential rehabilitation treatment centre by pure coincidence. But it’s no coincidence that she’s chosen to stay as she says that the organization has changed her forever. Read more

‘You die or you get help’: How an Oromocto High student overcame drug addiction


May 08, 2019 Tatyannah Côté was high on crystal meth when she stole her mother’s 2011 Ford Fusion to visit her friend at the Pizza Delight in Oromocto, although he’d died two days earlier… Read more