Valentine’s Day at Umbrella

Umbrella loves to celebrate our staff and board. Valentine's day is the perfect opportunity to tell people we care and sweeten their day. We had such a great time popping in on staff with treats and surprising our board members with surprises in their mailbox. As you can...

Umbrella is Hiring

Umbrella is excited to share that we are accepting applications for the receptionist position. For more information about this opportunity please see the Join Our Team page.

Happy 7 years Bronwyn!

Today is a BIG day at Umbrella. Today we celebrate our Bronwyn. It was 7 years ago today that she started working with Umbrella and not only has the organization grown, but Bronwyn has been instrumental in our growth. From each new staff member we hire, to every progr...

Congratulations Dr James!

Umbrella is thrilled to share that our Board Chair, Alison James has successfully defended her dissertation and is now Dr. Alison James! Alison has been working for years towards this epic goal and all of us at Umbrella are so incredibly proud of her!Congratulations Dr. J...

Rainbow Group Changes

Umbrella's Rainbow group will be going to an online format only starting today. Please see below for information on accessing the zoom meeting. In person attendance will resume soon. Umbrella Society is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Rainbow Group Tim...

Cold Comfort brings Cheer

Cold Comfort Ice Cream is well known for all the incredible work they do in the community and they have once again come through. In December, Cold Comfort asked the community to drop of clothing donations like coats, scarfs, socks and hand warmers. These wonderful donati...

Christmas Comes to Umbrella 2021

Christmas has arrived at Umbrella's supportive recovery houses! With the help of some of the most generous community members we've had the pleasure of working with, Foundation House, Potter House and Cooper House are all ready for a cozy Christmas morning complete with g...

Getting Prepared for the Holidays

As the holidays approach, our recovery houses have gotten into the spirit of things. Storage space have been explored and decorations have been dusted off to create another year of wonderful winter memories. Recovery over the holiday season is tricky to navigate. We are ...

Umbrella Christmas Event 2021

Last week Umbrella staff and board members got together to celebrate the festive season with a night of food, fun and laughter. We had a fantastic dinner at the Delta Ocean Point resort and spent the evening chatting, connecting and heckling Blake who took on the MC roll...

Evan’s night out – Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who chipped in to give Evan a gift of thanks on his last day at Umbrella! This week, he had a blast in Vancouver at a Canucks game with his son. And while the games score did not reflect their enjoyment, Evan was extremely touched by the thoughtfuln...