Connections

Chris, pictured above, blew my mind at Tuesday's Connections meeting. It was an honour to watch him connect with a dozen people on various recovery paths. Most of all,  I learned a ton about accessing community services. ~Bronwyn~ Connections is a drop in program ...

Lunch, learning and team building

Today was an amazing afternoon at Umbrella! We asked a long time friend of Umbrella, Graydon, to facilitate a workshop on boundaries, work/life balance, recovery, self care and more. What a great team building session and opportunity for sharing and support. We are all...

Welcome to our new site!

We're proud to announce the launch of our new site – a new digital platform for us to communicate our services with our clients, who we are as a team, as well as the latest news straight from the Umbrella offices. Click through to explore, and we can't wait to connect wit...

Mental Health Awareness Day

On February 22, Royal Bay High School hosted their annual Mental Health Awareness Day, and Umbrella was thrilled to be a part of this important event for a second year. Chris spoke with a classroom about substance use, trauma, and shared a bit of his personal story, while...

New year, new leadership

2017 started off with some exciting leadership changes within Umbrella! Sharlene Law, our former Team Lead, was promoted to Executive Director, as of January 1. Sharlene has been with Umbrella since 2008, increasing her managerial role over the last few years. With a str...