Royals Season Kickoff

Tonight Umbrella staff Sharlene and Blake and a couple of Cooper House residents gathered at the Save On Foods Arena to celebrate the start of the Victoria Royals hockey season. This was the kick off for season ticket holders and the energy and excitement could be felt b...

Recovery Capital Conference

Umbrella's Lesley and Angela were able to attend the Recovery Capital Conference of Canada in New Westminster on September 6 & 7. They both have said this was an incredible conference, with a lot of great new ideas and new ways of thinking. The conference introduced u...

Driftwood Newspaper

The team at Umbrella were thrilled to see this great article about our awesome Lesley and the good work she has started over on Saltspring Island. Lesley has done a terrific job building connections, meeting local resources and already has some new clients on Saltspring!...

Royals Season Tickets

Once again, Umbrella is excited to support our Victoria Royals hockey team this upcoming season. The residents from both Foundation House and Cooper House are looking forward to cheering on the Royals at all their home games. The collaborations with our local hockey org...

Overdose Awareness Day

On Wednesday, August 29 from 4-7pm,  please join Umbrella and many others in our community at Centennial Square, for International Overdose Awareness Day. There will be information tables, resources, Naloxone training and kits, memorial activities and a candlelight vig...

Umbrella and The Habs

We are really, really excited! On February 10, 2019, the Montreal Canadiens alumni are playing a charity hockey game with all funds going to Umbrella. There are so many exciting details we are working on, but we promise a fun day of hockey, community, food and Umbrella....

Victoria Harbour Cats

Let's play ball! The residents of both Foundation House and Cooper House are getting ready for the Harbour Cats game tonight at Royal Athletic Park. Umbrella and our residents, are grateful for the community support the Harbour Cats are showing us by sending our boys to...

Saltspring Island Support

Umbrella is now providing support to the residents of Saltspring Island. Umbrella is really excited to be over on this wonderful island and Lesley is getting connected to the people and resources in that community. Currently, Lesley will be over on Thursdays. If you ar...

Lyca

Meet Lyca! Lyca lives at Foundation House, and this friendly, adorable girl greets every resident with a wagging tail and wiggling butt. When TJ moved to Cooper House, the residents welcomed another rescue dog, Lyca and she has made Foundation House home. Be prepared f...

Welcoming the SCS

Tomorrow, Monday June 18, the Pandora Safe Consumption Site is open to the community. This important service had an open house last week for community partners and Umbrella arrived with a home made cookie bouquet with syringes, bandaids and pills made to welcome their te...