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Portage’s Mother and Child Centre celebrates 20 years helping mothers overcome drug addiction

06-21-2016

Montréal, June 21, 2016 – The residents currently in treatment at Portage’s Mother and Child drug addiction rehabilitation centre welcomed partners and members of Portage’s Board of Trustees to the centre today to celebrate the program’s twentieth anniversary. Extra cause for celebration was the good news that Portage recently received about recurring financial support for… Read more »

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Portage Ontario in Elora receives $68,000 from The Co-operators

06-10-2016

22th Annual Charity Golf Tournament Guelph, ON, June 10, 2016 – Last night, The Co-operators presented a cheque for $68,000 to Portage Ontario in support of its residential substance abuse rehabilitation centre for adolescents in Elora. The money was raised at 22nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament, a fundraising event organized by volunteer employees of The… Read more »

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Portage Atlantic Sydney Community Breakfast

06-08-2016

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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Portage Atlantic Truro Community Breakfast

06-08-2016

Truro, Nova Scotia – June 8, 2016. Portage Atlantic hosted a Community Breakfast on Wednesday June 8, 2016 at the Truro Lions Hall. 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 struggles with addiction… Read more »

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

04-26-2016

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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Portage Atlantic Volunteers Recognition Gathering

04-26-2016

Cassidy Lake, April 19, 2016 – Portage Atlantic has been blessed to have had many dedicated volunteers who through hard work and determination have made the Portage Atlantic drug rehabilitation treatment centre at Cassidy Lake what it is today. On April 19th, 2016, Portage Atlantic staff members, youth, and volunteers were on-hand at the rehabilitation… Read more »

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Portage wins Best Fundraising Event at Canadian Event Industry Awards

04-13-2016

Montréal, April 13, 2016 – Portage is proud to announce that the 12th Edition of the Soirée des Grands Philanthropes – Tribute to Jean-Guy Desjardins won the award in the category Best Fundraising Event for a community based organization in Canada at the 19th Canadian Event Industry Awards in Toronto on Thursday, March 31st. Winning… Read more »

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National Addictions Awareness Week: “Addiction Matters”

11-18-2015

Portage Ontario helps raise awareness about substance abuse among young people Toronto, ON, November 18, 2015 – During National Addictions Awareness Week, from November 15 –21, 2015, Portage Ontario will join health and addiction organisations across the country to help raise awareness about addiction, in particular among young people.For thirty years, Portage Ontario has been helping… Read more »

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Youth Celebrate Freedom from Addiction Portage Ontario celebrates 30 years helping Ontario youth overcome drug addiction

09-28-2015

Elora, ON, September 28, 2015 – Thirty-seven teenagers from across the province assembled in Elora on Sunday to celebrate the healthy lifestyle they are now living after having completed a residential drug rehabilitation program at Portage. Surrounded by family, friends, and peers, the youth were recognised at Portage Ontario’s annual Recognition Day for having achieved… Read more »

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Teamwork and physical activity help youth overcome drug addiction

08-07-2015

Saint-Malachie, August 7, 2015 – Sixty residents from Portage’s addiction rehabilitation centres for youth in Québec, New Brunswick, and Ontario gathered at Portage’s beautiful Saint-Malachie location for the 17th annual Portage Olympics over the past week. The annual gathering is a great opportunity for the youth from different parts of the country to come together… Read more »