Fresh Coat

Umbrella hired our favourite contractor Dave Surtees to give a little TLC to the front of the house and the stairs, and we had to share how great they look. In October, these stairs will be the backdrop for a photo with residents and the Boston Bruins Alumni so we had t...

The Big, Bad Boston Bruins

Umbrella is beyond thrilled to announce our second fundraiser taking place October 5, 2019 at The Q Centre. We have invited the Big, Bad Boston Bruins Alumni, led by Hockey Hall of Famer Ray Bourque, to come to Victoria and play a charity hockey game with all funds goi...

F-House Fun Night

Every so often we like to bring all the housing staff and the residents of Foundation House together for a night of laughs. Tonight we ordered pizza and played "Things in a box" and there was an abundance of laughs. This game was a fun way to get to know each other a bi...

Happy 4th to us!

It was four years ago today that we took over the operations of Foundation House, our first recovery house. We have learned a lot, grown a lot, laughed a lot, cried a lot and helped a lot of people, including our 4-legged residents - Cali, TJ and now Lyca. We are now in...

Hockey Playoffs

Umbrella loves local hockey so we could not be more proud of our local teams! The Victoria Royals and the Victoria Grizzlies have both made it to the playoffs. Umbrella provides second stage housing residents with season and playoff tickets. Our residents can't wait to s...

Lyca

The best part of having dogs in our recovery houses is that the staff can sneak them away for walks and love. Today Bronwyn took Lyca for a walk and to the water, and she clearly enjoyed the view. We love our house dogs!

Tickets

Tickets are selling fast for the upcoming Montreal Canadiens Alumni Game. Don't miss your chance to be there for this once in a lifetime family event. We have tickets at the office so if you would like to pick some up please call or text us at 250-380-0595. Tickets are $2...

Montreal Alumni Roster

Look who's coming to town! On February 10th we have the honor of hosting the Montreal Canadiens Alumni team for a charity hockey game. Here's the roster: COACH STEVE SHUTT # 33 RICHARD SÉVIGNY # 6 OLEG PETROV # 12 KEITH ACTON # 15 GLEN METROPOLIT ...

Online Auction

The online auction for the chance to skate with the Montreal Canadiens Alumni Hockey team is heating up! Our GoBid auction is live until January 7th,  and the winner will receive: • A full Montreal Canadiens team experience. • Opportunity to meet the players and skate ...

Santa Arrived!

Today, Sharlene and Evan got to play Santa Claus and deliver gifts to the residents of Foundation House, Cooper House and Hudson House. Members of our generous community, like Char, Kristen, Bobbi and Kathy, provided wonderful gifts for the residents of all three houses,...