Ready to Build Carpentry Program for Portage graduates
In June 2015, a group of Portage Elora residents began the Ready to Build program, a ten week Pre-Apprenticeship Carpentry Training Program, followed by an eight week work placement, designed to provide youth with the skills and training to prepare for a career in the construction industry. Read more…
Fall behind in school while in treatment? Not at Portage!
Helping youth get their education back on track is an important component of Portage’s addiction rehabilitation program. All Portage centres for adolescents offer mandatory on-site high school programming recognised by local school boards and adapted to the needs of the residents.
New infographic: 10 warning signs that an adolescent may be abusing drugs
Adolescence is a time of life when teenagers seek independence and when they want more than ever to be accepted by their peers. While this is perfectly normal, as parents, we often wonder what types of behaviours we need to question as possible indicators that our child is misusing or abusing drugs. Read more…
Help us raise awareness!
We’re planning a special online awareness campaign at the end of November. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get the info and help us spread the word!
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, and Ontario, Portage helps clients to develop their self-esteem, confidence, and the competencies necessary to overcome addiction. For more information, click here.
Portage Ontario was established in 1985.