Who We Are

Challenge systemic barriers by advocating for respect-based care among health professionals and supporting organizations that champion respect based-care.


To improve the health and wellness of individuals while helping families and communities better understand the challenges of substance misuse, mental health disorders, and illness from infectious diseases.

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We envision a society where anyone- however marginalized and whatever their history or circumstances – can find the help they need on their pathway to building a fulfilling and productive life with family, work, and community.

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Guiding Values


We treat everyone with care, respect, and dignity, whether our clients, colleagues, supporters or partners.



We achieve positive results by operating with great integrity. We are dedicated to applying an honest, transparent, and ethical approach to everything we do.


We are committed to strategic agility focusing on outside-the-box thinking to achieve innovative outcomes responsive to changing needs.


We view change as an exciting opportunity to embrace and acquire new knowledge. We strive to employ evidence-informed decision-making when exploring new practices.

Our Goals

To Scale Respect Based Care

By developing strategic partnerships with organizations that model respect-based care for people struggling with substance use health.

To Enhance Access to Whole Person Care

By developing an infrastructure of robust health and social services that recognize the best way to care for people with complex substance use is to address their full spectrum of care.

To Eliminate Infectious Disease

By providing outreach programmes and services that focus on education, testing, treatment, and the elimination drug use-related infectious diseases, such as Hepatitis C and HIV.

To End Overdose

By providing education and access to harm reduction strategies, we strive to heal communities devastated by the opioid crisis and end overdose.

Our Story

Our founders began as passionate health care providers working hard in ineffective health care silos, trying to support patients battling substance misuse and complex mental health disorders. Sadly, they quickly discovered an all too commonly observed revolving door of addiction, where a person’s struggle to navigate the current system often leads to relapse.

As the heartbreaking stories grew, they knew they had to do more, by coming together as one community. By empowering themselves with tools of compassion, education, and treatment options to help guide those battling addiction. Pathways to Recovery seeks to develop an infrastructure of robust health care and wrap-around that tailors each path to recovery to the person.

Your financial contribution will help to positively impact our most vulnerable people suffering from substance misuse, mental health disorders and infectious disease.

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45 Montreal Road
Vanier, ON K1L 6E8

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To improve the health and wellness of individuals while helping families and communities better understand the challenges of substance use health, complex mental health disorders, and illness from infectious diseases.

*Please note that Pathways to Recovery does not directly provide clinical services. If you are in crisis, please call 911 or visit your nearest Emergency Department. Please visit our partners at Recovery Care to find clinical help.