Hands-on skilled trades training being offered to the youth at Cassidy Lake
The New Brunswick Post-Secondary Education, Training, and Labour Department has implemented a new program at Cassidy Lake, providing the youth in treatment with hands-on training in seven skilled trades.
The McKesson Foundation donates $10,000 to Portage Atlantic
Portage Atlantic is thrilled to have been chosen as a recipient of a $10,000 grant from the McKesson Foundation, to go towards the purchase of furniture for the common rooms in both the boys’ and the girls’ dormitories.
UPS Foundation donation to Portage Atlantic
On September 12, 2013, the UPS Foundation presented an $11,000 grant to Portage Atlantic to be put towards leisure equipment for Cassidy Lake’s new Recovery Trail. The Recovery Trail will be officially opened on November 1, and thanks to the UPS Foundation’s donation, the centre will be fully equipped with outdoor gear that the youth can enjoy on the trail.
Portage is a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping people overcome their dependencies in order to be able to live healthy, happy, and productive lives. With service centres in Québec, New Brunswick, Ontario, and British Columbia, Portage helps clients to develop their self-esteem, confidence, and the competencies necessary to overcome addiction. For more information, click here.
Portage Atlantic was established in 1996.