Impact Tour

The United Way Impact Tour bus arrived at Foundation House this morning. We were honoured to welcome staff and funders to share with them the impact that Umbrella and Foundation House have on the community. We couldn't let them leave without a token of our appreciation f...

Addiction Learning Series

Umbrella is excited to present Understanding addiction: A crisis in our community, a workshop series for community members who want to learn about a wide rage of topics related to addiction. If you would like more information, please check out our program page or regis...

BC Budget and Networking

Yesterday Evan and Sharlene attended their first Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce event. It was a lunch with a presentation by the Minister of Finance, Carole James. She spoke about the new budget and went into detail about the finer points. We also had the ple...

Kelly… SAMI Team Lead

February 2018, marks our two years of being a part of the incredible SAMI team. SAMI works with individuals who frequent areas of the hospital, ER, Sobering Centre, Detox, PES, that need short term intensive support. Team Lead, Kelly Sharman (pictured below) leads with ...

Fare Thee Well Jason

At Umbrella, we work together, a tight knit team who support each other through the good and bad times. It's always hard to see one of us go. Today is Jason's last day as an Umbrella employee. We will all miss his fantastic wit, giving spirit and wicked memes. We are s...

Local Films Supporting Umbrella

Local film makers Brent Lanyon (The Woman Down the Lane) and Mike Stevens (Dee) will be screening their new films on Saturday, November 25th at 12pm at the Roxy Theater. The screening will be by donation and Umbrella is thrilled to have been selected as the benefa...

Evan’s presentation

Evan gave a powerful presentation last night at the Community Volunteer Training Program on addiction, stigma and recovery. We are grateful that our staff are so open to sharing their experience and knowledge to help community members better support people living with, an...

A visit from Trevor

Today, at Project Community Connect, one of our favourite past team members stopped by to say hello. Trevor worked with Umbrella for a few years before TWC stole him away. We are happy to continue working with Trevor and having him continue to support Umbrella and o...

Community Connect

Today was Project Community Connect with representatives from the Downtown Service Providers providing information and connection to those who popped into The Bay Centre. Evan and Pam manned the Umbrella table giving out chocolate and raffling off an Umbrella umbrella.

Royals Season Tickets!

We couldn't be more excited! Devin from the Victoria Royals came by the office yesterday to drop off our season Tickets and some fun bobble heads. The Royals are off to an exceptional start to the season and our two Foundation House residents who attended the game l...