Recovery Month 2022 – James

September is Recovery Month and Umbrella is excited to celebrate by highlighting some of the amazing recovery stories happening all around us. Be like James. James got his second chance at life, are you ready for yours? Starting the recovery journey is a big step. The...

International Dog Day 2022!

Today is International Dog Day and we couldn't be happier to celebrate our furry friend, Lyca. Lyca is the only permanent resident at Foundation House and is an important friend and support to everyone who comes through the door. Whether it is a cuddle on the couch or c...

Happy 1 year James

Umbrella loves to celebrate milestones and this one is worth celebrating! James, also known as Lyca's best friend, is celebrating is 1 year of sobriety, and we couldn't be more proud. James has worked very hard to get here and has laid a foundation for continuous succes...

Lyca

It's been awhile since we've updated you on our sweet Lyca. The many walks she goes on, the balls and sticks she chases and the beaches she explores - this girls is living her best life! She makes sure every resident knows that Foundation House is her house, and she mak...

Our busy girl Lyca

There is no greater love than that of a dog, and Lyca has so much love to give. This lucky girl has more than a dozen humans who love, walk and spoil her. The guys at the house do the day to day stuff, but the previous residents, resident's moms and staff all come and t...

International Dog Day!

Happy International Dog Day to everyone's favourite dog Lyca! This girl changes lives. She lives in our second stage recovery house, has about 40 people that walk her, love her, throw a ball to her and cuddle her. She is so loved and she gives it back 1000%. Many resi...

Poor Lyca

Awww, poor sweet Lyca! She somehow managed to get an infection in her eye and has lots of drops and medication to help her get better. She also has the cone of shame, that she hates but it is for the greater good! Speedy recovery sweet girl!

Introducing… Potter House

Isolation is a very real and scary thing for a lot of people, but for those in recovery, it can be deadly. We have noticed very little movement in our recovery housing, our residents are happy to stay put and be among their peers and friends, and have the support of Um...

Lyca Update

  It's been awhile since we updated about Lyca, Foundation House's resident greeter and professional couch warmer. Even though the colder weather has done nothing to dampen Lyca's love for walks and runs, she's finding time at home to curl up with a cozy blanket and a f...

O’ Christmas Tree!

Our friends at Anawim have hooked up Umbrella with the biggest, fattest Christmas tree we have ever had! This massive beauty was delivered to Foundation House, inspected and approved by Lyca and is ready to be decorated by the residents. Evan, our in house Christmas e...