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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 »

Outdoor Activities: A New Partnership Benefits Portage Saint-Malachie Youth

08-29-2018
activités plein air

The Portage Saint-Malachie Centre is offering its young residents new opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities thanks to a joint initiative launched with Projet Odyssée Aventures this summer.   Residents of the Saint-Malachie Centre in Québec are reaping the benefits of a very successful collaborative effort between Portage and Projet Odyssée Aventures. The Saint-Malachie Centre had… Read more »

Thirty youth discover the wonders of the Cirque du Soleil

08-09-2018
cirque du soleil portage

The Cirque du Soleil invited 30 youth from the Portage Centre at Lac Écho to attend their latest show Bazzar on July 20th this year in Montréal. As part of its community engagement, the Cirque du Soleil invites young people who receive services from community organizations working with at-risk youth to attend its new show… Read more »

Educating and Conveying Values Through Judo

07-31-2018
judo portage

The Portage Centre for adolescents in Saint-Malachie has been offering judo classes since 2014. Since then, more than 50 youth have discovered the martial art, which draws on physical abilities and moral values. “Judo’s moral code is universal” Diane Couture has introduced more than 1200 youth to judo since she started teaching the martial art… Read more »

Fun in the Sun for the 21st Edition of the Portage Golf and Cycling Tour

07-05-2018

Monday, the 21st of June 2018 , 124 golfers and 40 cyclists descended on the prestigious Club Laval-sur-le-Lac for the 21st edition of the Golf and Cycle Tour organized by Portage. This year, a total of $163,500 was raised to benefit the programs developed for the adolescents of Portage. A record amount for this event!  … Read more »