Happy 2 years Pawel!

Our residents continue to inspire and amaze us. They work hard at their recovery each and every day. Today we celebrate Pawel's two years of sobriety. Pawel started his recovery journey at Foundation House and when we opened Potter House last year, Pawel made the move....

Behavioural Addiction Group Update

Behavioural Addiction group will be cancelled this week, Thursday April 7th. It will be returning the following week on Thursday, April 14. For more information about this group and how to access it please check out this info post.

Thank you BC Public Servants!

Umbrella is so grateful to the Provincial Employees Community Services Fund (PECSF) and BC Public Servants for their continued support of our programs. Umbrella's Supportive Recovery Programs is the only program we run that is funded 100% by the rent we receive. We are p...

Happy 3 years Lance D!

Today at Potter House we celebrate Lance Dixon. Lance wanted us to use his full name because he is so proud of his recovery and this incredible milestone. In his own words he never imagined having the life he does and is full of gratitude and hope for others. Lance is ...

Happy Pie Day!

March 14 is International Pie Day! Based on the numbers for mathematical pi (314) today is Pie Day! However, there is no cake day (why the heck not!) so we made today cake and pie day! The staff indulged in some sweets and Bronwyn and Sharlene had reasons to bake!

Happy 1 Year Lance!

Last night our residents got together to celebrate Lance and his 1 year sober anniversary! Lance has worked incredibly hard over the past year to access and maintain support. He is a valued community member who is happy to help out others working on their own recovery go...

Women’s Group

To support women in recovery, Umbrella is pleased to announce our new Women’s Recovery Support Group starting April 2. This group, facilitated by two amazing women in recovery, will focus specifically on the needs of people who identify as women, need a safe space to give...

Employee Appreciation Day!

Happy Employee Appreciation Day! Umbrella used this day to show our employees how much we appreciate them with a barbecue lunch with all the fixings. As things open up more we are grateful for resuming our in-person connections and having our newer team members meet eac...

Family Day 2022

A gentle reminder, Umbrella will be closed on Monday, February 21st for Family Day. We wish you all a restful long weekend.

RAKday2022

Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day 2022! Umbrella staff participated by bringing in tons of great non perishable food items. RAK is a great opportunity for our staff and volunteers to reflect on the important role that kindness plays in the community and all of our liv...