Visit to the Sugar Shack for lac Écho residents
On March 24, 50 residents of the lac Écho Adult Program enjoyed a sweet meal at the Nantel sugar shack located in Saint-Hippolyte . Pea soup, omelettes and maple syrup pie were on the menu. A pleasant day that set the tone for the arrival of Spring!
Judo classes in Saint-Malachie
Thanks to the Community Board of TELUS, teenagers in Saint-Malachie have been attending judo classes every Monday since last September. Learn more …
Celebrating Black History Month at MICA and Mother and Child Programs
In honour of Black History Month last February, residents and staff of the MICA and Mother and Child programs helped prepare a typical Haitian menu for lunch and dinner. Learn more …
2015 Suicide Prevention Week –
We invite you to read testimonials written two by Portage residents for the National Suicide Prevention Week 2015.
Noémie’s Letter (in French)
Kyle’s Letter (in English)
Portage closes its centre in Keremeos, BC.
The Portage Keremeos centre closed its doors on March 5th. From the time it opened in 2009, the centre helped almost 400 youth turn their lives around and find new hope in the future. The discussions between Portage and government authorities regarding funding proved fruitless despite both parties best efforts.
Portage would like to thank all the people who trusted them during the past years.
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. Portage has been operating drug rehabilitation centres in Canada since 1973. For more information, click here.