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2022 Pedal for Portage

11-03-2022

Like every year, dozens of you got on your bikes and pedaled from 20 to 60 km to raise money for the Portage rehabilitation program for youth in Elora. This year, the 5th edition of Pedal for Portage was a success as we raised over $28,000.   A BIG thank you to our incredible sponsors… Read more »

Youth and Addiction Recovery: The Healing Power of Art and Creative Expression

06-15-2022

This Spring, the Elora Centre For The Arts (ECFTA) collaborated with Portage Ontario as part of their Youth Outreach Program to infuse art and mindfulness into their programming. This Youth Addiction & Recovery Program: THE HEALING POWER OF ART AND CREATIVE EXPRESSION offered creativity as the conduit for acceptance, sharing and healing. It allowed for… Read more »

Portage Awarded Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada

02-04-2022

Accreditation Canada, a national organization that supports and assesses good practices in health and social services establishments, conducted an on-site survey of Portage’s centres and administrative offices in late October 2021 to assess the quality of our services. We are proud to announce that subsequent to the survey, Portage was accredited with exemplary standing!  … Read more »

ivari Helps Ontario Youth in Need

05-20-2021

Portage Ontario is happy to announce a new partnership with ivari. One of Canada’s leading individual life insurance providers, the company made a generous donation of $20,000 in support of our Youth Treatment Program. Generous donations such as these make it so that Ontario youth in need can continue benefiting from our residential program in… Read more »

100 Women Who Care for Portage

11-11-2020

100 Women Who Care is a group of women who live in Rural Wellington County and each contributes $100 four times a year towards causes they care about. This past September, 100 Women Who Care generously donated their quarterly donation of $10,000 to Portage in Elora, Ontario. As highlighted in The Wellington Advertiser’s article 100WWCRW… Read more »

Pedal for Portage 2020: A Huge Success!

11-06-2020

Portage Ontario hosted its third annual Pedal for Portage fundraiser this fall to raise funds for Portage’s residential drug addiction rehabilitation centre in Elora, Ontario. To date, the event has raised over $180,000, which helps teens between the ages of 14 and 18 find freedom from addiction. In previous years, cyclists and volunteers of all… Read more »

Brent Miller LIVE: A Musical Evening

05-20-2020

Brent Miller LIVE is a trio band based out of Toronto, Ontario. Praised for their musical aptitudes and energy on the wedding and events scene, the Portage Ontario community and their friends got the opportunity to see Brent perform live with Randy from Impact DJ on April 30th, 2020. Brent kindly donated his time by… Read more »

Portage Ontario and ForgeX Athletic Training Centre

05-20-2020

Throughout the first week of May 2020, ForgeX Athletic Training Centre based out of Fergus Ontario generously donated their time and expertise to raise awareness around Portage Ontario’s Bunker House Project. Michelle, Forge team’s president, hosted three free online workouts through Facebook for both the ForgeX and Portage communities to participate in. These training sessions, which… Read more »

Bunker House Project: Our Urgent Appeal

05-20-2020

When the province first declared a state of emergency and issued safety directives to essential services, Portage had to act swiftly to ensure the health and well-being of our current residents and staff were prioritized. Unfortunately, this led to the suspension of important program activities such as family visits to the centre to meet loved… Read more »

Personal Connections Build Portage Awareness

02-06-2020

On October 24, 2019, Portage Ontario hosted its first awareness event. Held at a restaurant in downtown Toronto, Mr. Michael Howlett, a Governor of Portage and past Board Chair of Portage Ontario, invited personal friends and acquaintances to join him. The intimate evening was an opportunity to introduce guests to Portage and the work it… Read more »