Vision Board Dream Building Group

A vision board is tool to help you visualize your recovery dreams and goals.  It is a collage of pictures, words, phrases, colours, fabrics and anything else that can be used to represent your recovery vision on a board.  It may include affirmations, inspirational words...

Behavioural Addiction Group

Umbrella's Behavioural Addiction Group is here to support people with various addictions beyond substance use. Beginning on Thursday February 4th at 7:30pm, these weekly meetings will be a mixture of education, peer support and practical coping strategies. Umbrella is ex...

Support for Couples

Umbrella is excited to share the opportunity to access couples counselling. Addiction and recovery can have a huge impact on relationships with partners. Kat, one of our practicum counsellors, would love to help you get some support to learn key strategies for communi...

Thank you Cait

“Goodbye always makes my throat hurt.” – Charlie Brown Today we have the tough job of saying goodbye to Cait. Cait has been an incredible team member for three and a half years. During that time she has worked just about everywhere, from the SAMI team (now ICMT),...

January Groups

2021 is starting strong with all our group offerings! Monday is our Anxiety group. Tuesday is both our Rainbow Group and our Gratitude Group. Wednesday is SMART Recovery. Thursday will be our Process Addiction Group, starting soon. Friday is our weekly check-in gro...

New Years Eve Delivery

We wanted to do something special for the guys at Foundation House this year. Like everyone, they had to change their plans of seeing family and friends over the holidays, and we haven't permitted visitors in quite some time. It can be fun to live with eleven other guy...

Foundation House Feast

The community sure steps up during the holidays, and we are so grateful. John and his wife Sheri, dropped off turkey dinner and all the fixings!! The boys at Foundation House are going to eat well on Christmas! Thank you John and Sheri for thinking of our guys.

Christmas from Angels

Christmas is looking a little different this year. Normally many of our residents travel home for the holidays, but not this year. So the Angels went above and beyond and spoiled our folks at Hudson and Cooper House with Christmas dinner and gifts for the residents. A...

Christmas via ZOOM

We had big plans to celebrate our staff and the holiday season but like everyone we had to pivot and come up with a different plan. So today we spent some time together, via ZOOM, to share gratitude, respect and admiration for each other and for the hard work the team is ...

Telus Friendly Future Foundation

Umbrella is grateful for the support from the Telus Friendly Future Foundation who granted us $15,000 to help people struggling with substance use issues. We received this grant to provide support to individuals who have been living in transitional housing units and ar...