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We all have a journey to share...

The Users Committee of Montreal is Recruiting!

February 10, 2021

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… Read more »

Mental Health and Addiction: Access Services in Dire Straits

January 27, 2021

There is a strong connection between addiction and mental health disorders and the two are often mutually sustaining. People with this dual diagnosis often have to contend with a lack of available resources, a slow-moving system, and isolation. An Overstretched… Read more »

We All Have a Journey to Share… This is Caroline’s

January 18, 2021

Stories like Caroline’s are at the core of what we do at Portage. We are proud to share her story and to encourage other residents to share theirs. *Names are fictional for privacy. What lead you to start taking drugs… Read more »

To My Son, Mathis

December 16, 2020

Mathis is a turbulent, but very endearing child. He is an explorer, a cheerful boy, a ray of sunshine with boundless energy. He never wants to sleep and never says he’s tired. For many years, he would wake up several… Read more »

The 17th Edition of The Soirée des Grands Philanthropes: Sharing a Meal, Saving Lives

November 13, 2020

The 17th edition of the Soirée des Grands Philanthropes benefitting Portage was held on October 24, 2020. Due to Public Health directives, the winning formula of the annual event, which usually gathers together more than 700 distinguished members of the… Read more »

100 Women Who Care for Portage

November 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… Read more »