City News - Women’s only recovery centre coming to Winnipeg

A second Bruce Oake Recovery Centre is being built, but this recovery centre will be reserved for women. The facility will be in honour of Anne Oake who died in 2021.

Plans to open a new recovery centre for Manitobans battling addictions is now underway, but the focus of the new facility – named after the late Anne Oake – will be on women.

“The program is currently being written for the Anne Oake Family Recovery Centre with family very much a priority,” explained Scott Oake, opening women’s only addiction recovery centre in Winnipeg.

Sportscaster Scott Oake and his wife Anne started Bruce Oake Recovery Centre in 2021, a men’s only addictions treatment centre in memory of their late son, Bruce, who died in 2011 at the age of 25 due to an accidental drug overdose. Following Anne’s death two years ago, Scott — now fulfilling their goal of opening a centre in her honor.

Source: City News