Isolation Support Group

Umbrella is excited to share a new way to remain connected! With the new short term measure in place, we need more ways to get and stay connected to support. For that reason, Umbrella will be offering a Social Isolation Group from April 6-23rd. This group will take place...

Staff Anniversaries – March

We do love our team and are excited to share March's staff anniversary! This guy needs his own month, so March is all about Conor! On March 12, 2018 young Conor joined our team working at Foundation House and since then has just continued to grow within the organizatio...

International Women’s Day 2021

At Umbrella, it is incredibly important for us to acknowledge and celebrate the work of the women around us. Being a woman led organization, we know firsthand the great work ethic and perspective that women bring to the nonprofit field. Today is a day not...

Staff Anniversaries – February

We keep saying it - we love our team! February is a big month for Umbrella because we get to celebrate the anniversaries of Bronwyn, Louise, Nicole G and Justin L. Thank you all for all you do for Umbrella, the community and our clients. Nicole G joined Umbrella on Feb...

Cell Phone Donation

United Way of Greater Victoria and Bell Canada have once again come through for our community! Amy W was excited to pop by the United Way office today to pick up an incredible donation of 30 cell phones. These phones will be a huge benefit for our vulnerable clients w...

What is Behavioural Addiction?

Behavioural addictions or non-substance addictions, like gambling addiction, are a set of behaviours that a person becomes dependent on and craves. More than ever, we are seeing people struggling with issues including: Food Gaming Plastic Surgery Sex ...

Forge – 2500 for $2500 Fundraiser

The Forge Training has been such incredible supporter of Umbrella and they are doing it again! This Saturday, they are challenging the community to help them reach (or exceed!) their goal of 2500 burpees to raise $2500 for Umbrella. Check out this recent news story ab...

Join our team

Umbrella is hiring! If you are interested in joining our awesome team, check out the posting and get in touch! https://www.umbrellasociety.ca/employment-opportunities/

Staff Anniversaries – January

We love our staff and we always try to find ways to showcase their amazingness. In January, we celebrated two staff anniversaries. Amy joined our team January 2, 2018 and Bruce joined us January 28, 2019. Amy who started with our ICM Team, has been sharing her time be...

Vision Board Dream Building Group

A vision board is tool to help you visualize your recovery dreams and goals.  It is a collage of pictures, words, phrases, colours, fabrics and anything else that can be used to represent your recovery vision on a board.  It may include affirmations, inspirational words...