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Portage and Bell United in their Efforts to Overcome Mental Illness and Addiction

11-20-2018

Portage was invited to give a presentation on its services at Bell headquarters on Wednesday October 3, 2018 as part of Mental Illness Awareness Week. Entitled Taking back control: overcoming mental illness and addiction, the presentation focused on Portage’s MICA (mentally ill chemical abusers) program for men and its new program for women. Antonio Maturo,… Read more »

Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation Donates $8,120

11-16-2018
don Fondation Canadiens pour l'enfance

Thanks to an $8,120 donation from the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation last May, Portage was able to buy new hockey equipment for its Lac Écho residential centre for youth in Prévost, Québec. Portage bought the new hockey gear to replace worn-out equipment and ensure the safety of the centre’s young residents. With the Foundation’s generous… Read more »

An Evening at the Theatre for Lac Écho Residents

11-09-2018

Four female residents and two counsellors from the Lac Écho Program for Adults attended a showing of the play « Of Mice and Men » on Tuesday November 6th thanks to a special invitation from Hydro-Québec. Through Hydro’s sponsorship, the Théâtre Duceppe launched a new program in August of this year to make the theatre more accessible… Read more »

Sports and Rehabilitation: New Gym Equipment for Youth at the Portage Lac Écho Centre

10-23-2018
sport et réadaptation

Last summer, the Lac Écho residential centre for youth got a new gym with the help of Serge Marchant, President of Saint-Denis Thompson, who set up the new space. With a generous $3,268 donation from Opération Enfant Soleil’s “Fonds Josée Lavigueur”, Portage has started to equip the gym. Since the young residents of the substance… Read more »

Outdoor Activities: A New Partnership Benefits Portage Saint-Malachie Youth

08-29-2018
activités plein air

The Portage Saint-Malachie Centre is offering its young residents new opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities thanks to a joint initiative launched with Projet Odyssée Aventures this summer.   Residents of the Saint-Malachie Centre in Québec are reaping the benefits of a very successful collaborative effort between Portage and Projet Odyssée Aventures. The Saint-Malachie Centre had… Read more »

Thirty youth discover the wonders of the Cirque du Soleil

08-09-2018
cirque du soleil portage

The Cirque du Soleil invited 30 youth from the Portage Centre at Lac Écho to attend their latest show Bazzar on July 20th this year in Montréal. As part of its community engagement, the Cirque du Soleil invites young people who receive services from community organizations working with at-risk youth to attend its new show… Read more »

Educating and Conveying Values Through Judo

07-31-2018
judo portage

The Portage Centre for adolescents in Saint-Malachie has been offering judo classes since 2014. Since then, more than 50 youth have discovered the martial art, which draws on physical abilities and moral values. “Judo’s moral code is universal” Diane Couture has introduced more than 1200 youth to judo since she started teaching the martial art… Read more »

124 Golfers Braved the Rain and Cold for Portage Youth!

06-08-2018
golf fondation

The 24th edition of the Portage Golf Open, which was held on June 4th at the Golf de Beauce in Sainte-Marie, was an incredible success thanks to the courageous participants that faced a finicky Mother Nature, with temperatures below 10º, relentless rain and tenacious winds.   Despite the weather that resembled more the month of… Read more »

The 17th Portage Cocktail Dinner Buffet

05-17-2018
fondation portage

The 17th edition of the Portage Cocktail Dinner Buffet took place on Tuesday, the 8th of May at the Roundhouse of the Jules-Dallaire Complex. Under the co-presidency of Sylvain Cossette, President and CEO of Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust, and Carl Tremblay, Managing Partner at Fasken, this event enabled the gathering of a record number… Read more »

Pay it forward

03-05-2018

For the third year in a row, graduates of the Portage drug-abuse rehabilitation program got together over the Holidays to Pay it forward. On December 2, 2017, the former Portage residents held a spaghetti supper fundraiser to buy Christmas presents for youth who are currently in treatment at Portage and help adult residents give presents… Read more »