ivari Helps Ontario Youth in Need

2021-05-20

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 »

Your Community Garden at Cassidy Lake

2021-04-22

A Portage Atlantic and District N1 Lions Project. About Portage Atlantic The bilingual residential programs and services offered at Portage have helped thousands of Atlantic youth overcome their dependencies and live healthy, happy, and productive lives. Since its very beginnings in 1996, Portage Atlantic has evolved in leaps and bounds from its programming to the… Read more »

Portage “West Island” Celebrates 20 Years

2021-02-19

Portage’s Anglophone Youth Program (commonly known as the West Island program) welcomed its first resident on January 18, 2001. Since then, 2,353 Anglophone youth have come through its doors. “Imagine a time when a dream became a reality. The opening of Portage “West Island” was just that, the making of a dream! The province’s first-ever… Read more »

The Users Committee of Montreal is Recruiting!

2021-02-10

A short message of interest to all Portage residents, both current and past. Portage’s Users Committee (of Montreal) is looking for new passionate members to fill current vacancies. This committee allows members to continue giving back to the community, impacting the communities, and having a voice amongst Portage’s directors and administrators. Requirements: A desire to… Read more »

100 Women Who Care for Portage

2020-11-11

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 »

Cassidy Way

2020-11-6

July 2010 marked the launch of the Stride for Success Fundraiser with T4G’s Future Focus Foundation. The fundraiser culminated with the construction of the Recovery Trail at the Cassidy Lake site.  The trail system, which features a cabin, a large fire pit, a large platform by the water, a 3.8 km path and more, has been… Read more »

Pedal for Portage 2020: A Huge Success!

2020-11-6

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 »

Music Soothes the Soul

2020-11-4

It is a well-known fact that music is an effective therapy that allows a person to escape, open up, heal, and find themself. At the Lac Écho Portage Drug Rehabilitation Centre (Prévost), residents have access to an incredible music studio largely funded by the Simple Plan Foundation. An Integrated Music Program In addition to struggling… Read more »