Recovery Month 2022 – Steve & Michelle

September is Recovery Month and Umbrella is excited to celebrate by highlighting some of the amazing recovery stories happening all around us. Be like Steve & Michelle.  If you are ready to live your life with humility, honesty and openness like Steve and Michelle, th...

Recovery Month 2022 – Mike

September is Recovery month and Umbrella is excited to celebrate by highlighting some of the amazing recovery stories happening all around us.     Be like Mike. Discover your true self through recovery like Mike did. It takes work, but you don’t have to do it alone....

Matt turns 2

Another big recovery milestone at Potter House! A huge congratulations to Matt, who celebrated his second year of recovery. Matt is always happy to jump in, help others and give back to his community. He works hard and leads by example. We are all very proud of you Ma...

Heart Award

The great Island Health staff at Tillicum Apartments made an award and medals for Umbrella's two full time staff members, Matt and Robin. These guys go above and beyond with the residents at Tillicum and work as part of a team with the Island Health staff on site. We ar...

Happy 1 Year Josh!

Josh just took his 1 year cake! It's been amazing to watch Josh learn and grow over the past year. He has been a great example to all the Foundation House residents of what hard work and a kind heart can accomplish. Congratulations Josh, we are so proud of you!

Recovery Month 2022 – Brae

September is Recovery month and Umbrella is excited to celebrate by highlighting some of the amazing recovery stories happening all around us.   "Be like Brae. Are you ready to shed unhealthy behaviours like Brae did? Recovery is life changing, and being your true se...

Sober Fest 2022

Umbrella was proud to attend Sober Fest this past Saturday as a sponsor. It was a great day to celebrate recovery and the incredible people in the recovery community. We can't wait for for this to become an annual event!

Staff Barbecue

Yesterday was another great Umbrella barbecue. Staff were encouraged to come by the office on their lunch to grab a beef, chicken or veggie burger for lunch. It was also a goodbye for Ashmita, who has left us to attend UVIC and Carly who is off to University of Toronto,...

International Cat Day at Umbrella

Today, August 8, is International Cat Day and we are big fans of our feline friends and wanted to celebrate our staff members best friends. We don't tell the cats about today though, because they think everyday is Cat Day! Shelagh's cat clearly likes to be the centre ...

Resident Bowling Fun!

Last night Sharlene and Sarah took the residents at Foundation House out for a night of fun to celebrate Marty, who is moving out next week. The stakes were high! The losing team had to do all the chores for the winning team next week - Marty chose him team and we bowle...