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Foundation News

Learn about Portage Ontario's fundraising and awareness-building
activities, in support of the residential drug rehab treatment centre for youth in Elora, Ontario.

Pedal for Portage: Save The Date

May 2, 2019

With cycling weather finally upon us, be sure to mark your calendar for Portage Ontario’s 2nd annual Pedal for Portage event. On Saturday, September 21st, take your bike to Centre Wellington and join riders of all ages and skill levels on… Read more »

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Rotary Club of Guelph South – A Friend Indeed

May 2, 2019

As part of Wellington County, Portage Ontario is fortunate to have the support of many community-minded organizations. One of our newfound friendships has been that with the Rotary Club of Guelph South. Since August of last year, the Rotary Club of… Read more »

Pedal for Portage

Pedal for Portage Raises $94,000!

December 21, 2018

On September 22, 2018, cyclists, both young and old, took to the country roads and scenic trails that make up the region of Centre Wellington in support of Portage Ontario. The outpouring of support for Portage’s first-ever cycling event known as… Read more »

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Portage presents its services at the Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast

February 24, 2017

Portage Ontario was invited to deliver a presentation about the services provided at the Portage Elora drug addiction rehabilitation centre for youth at the Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce networking breakfast meeting on February 22, 2017. The Centre Wellington Chamber of… Read more »

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Metamorphosis Day – Portage celebrates its 44th anniversary

February 14, 2017

On February 14, 1973, Portage’s first drug addiction rehabilitation centre, located in Prévost, Québec, opened its doors to a small group of adults who wanted to overcome their drug addiction issues and take back control of their lives. Since then, Portage… Read more »

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Portage working with the Psychology Foundation of Canada

January 16, 2017

Addiction and mental health issues are becoming increasingly intertwined, necessitating collaboration between experts in both fields. Portage recently met with the Psychology Foundation of Canada (PFC) to discuss how each could help the other to carry out its mission. Representatives from… Read more »

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Portage Ontario residents and staff members connect with the community

January 4, 2017

In order to increase awareness and about youth drug addiction and the services provided at the Portage Elora rehabilitation centre, Portage residents and staff members are often out visiting schools and organisations in surrounding communities. Speaking engagements at schools are generally… Read more »

Ontario Recognition Ceremony

Celebrating freedom from addiction at the Portage Ontario Recognition Ceremony

November 15, 2016

This past fall, more than 130 people gathered at the Grand Theatre in Fergus for Portage Ontario’s annual Recognition Ceremony, to pay tribute to twenty-nine youth who have completed the residential phase of their drug addiction rehabilitation program and have committed… Read more »

Recovery Day in Toronto.

Portage Ontario at Toronto Recovery Day 2016

October 19, 2016

Portage Ontario staff members manned a booth at Toronto Recovery Day this past fall, providing information about its drug addiction rehabilitation centre for Ontario youth and making connections with other organisations working in the field. Recovery Day is a pan-Canadian celebration… Read more »

Guelph Community Foundation

The Guelph Community Foundation: A loyal friend to Portage

August 10, 2016

The Portage drug addiction rehabilitation centre in Elora, Ontario is part of a wonderful community in Wellington County that supports the youth in treatment. The Portage Ontario Foundation has been working to strengthen partnerships with individual, foundation, and corporate community leaders,… Read more »