Portage Québec Summer 2016
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Portage celebrates the academic success of youth in drug rehabilitation treatment 

Portage’s drug addiction rehabilitation programs for adolescents at lac Écho, Prévost held special ceremonies to honour eight residents who recently completed their school year at Portage Academy, five of whom have completed their high school studies.
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Portage’s Mother and Child Centre celebrates 20 years helping mothers overcome drug addiction

Mere-enfantThe residents currently in treatment at Portage’s Mother and Child drug addiction rehabilitation centre welcomed partners and members of Portage’s Board of Trustees to the centre on June 21 to celebrate the program’s twentieth anniversary. Extra cause for celebration was the good news that Portage recently received about recurring financial support for the program from the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS). The centre can now stabilise its operations in order to help even more mothers overcome addiction while maintaining the custody of their children
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Portage wins Best Fundraising Event at Canadian Event Industry Awards 

Soiree des Grands PhilanthropesThe 12th Edition of the Soirée des Grands Philanthropes – Tribute to Jean-Guy Desjardins won the award in the category Best Fundraising Event for a community based organisation in Canada at the 19th Canadian Event Industry Awards in Toronto this spring. Winning this award for a second year in a row in the same category is a tremendous honour.
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Portage Website

Portage’s website has been redesigned with the people who need our services in mind. Have a look at www.portage.ca.

July 16 – Hebdo Rive-Nord
Libérée de sa dépendance, elle termine son secondaire

June 22 – Global News Morning
20th anniversary for Portage’s Mother and Child program

June 21 – Global News
Portage’s Mother and Child Program celebrates an emotional 20 years

April 9 – La Presse
Dépendance au féminin : Le sujet reste tabou

April 1– CHRM
Entrevue avec Serge Comeau à la radio CHRM


Portage Games August 8-11

Soirée des Grands Philanthropes – September 29

Québec City Recognition Ceremony – October 16

Montréal Recognition Ceremony – November 6 


Drug addiction and young women: Focusing on the various elements at play

Portage Workbook helps clients take control of their own recovery


“When I hear that drug addiction has claimed another life, it reminds me of how blessed I am to have been able to find the path to recovery. Drugs brought me so far down – I thank Portage for bringing me back up.” – Alison

New scholarship program helps Portage clients pursue their eduction

Bourse scolairePortage’s Day Centre for adults in Québec City can now offer its clients a new academic scholarship program, thanks to the generosity of the Québec-Charlesbourg Rotary Club.
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A busy time for the Portage Foundation

Table du chefSpring is an eventful time of year for the Portage Foundation in Québec. Numerous fundraising activities help to create awareness about Portage and to promote the good work that is being done in its drug rehabilitation centres.

The Portage Foundation would like to thank all those who participate in our fundraising events, and especially the many commited volunteers who help ensure the success of our fundraising campaigns. 


Help us raise awareness!

Follow @PortageCanada on Facebook and Twitter to help us spread the word about how our drug addiction rehabilitation centres are helping people turn their lives around.


About Portage

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. Portage has been operating drug rehabilitation centres in Canada since 1973. For more information, click here


Portage promotes sexual health education in collaboration with Portail VIH/sida du Québec

Open House at Portage’s Mentally Ill Chemical Abusers Program

Le centre d’aide et de prévention jeunesse de Lévis collabore avec Portage

Des ateliers de danse thérapeutiques pour les jeunes en traitement pour la toxicomanie

“Boys Club” launched at the Mother and Child Program


For more information about fundraising activities:
Colette Taylor
Philanthropic Development
514-939-0202, ext. 123

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Courtney Mullins
Communications Advisor

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