Listings are alphabetized by city with:
1. Major Groups – having significant men’s programs (some provinces have no listings)
2. Groups and Projects – all other groups and projects
3. Information and Referrals – websites which give information and list referrals
M A J O R G R O U P S
(Having Significant Men’s Programs)
The White Ribbon Campaign (WRC) is the largest effort in the world of men working to end violence against women (VAW)
Peer Outreach Support Services & Education (POSSE) is a FREE service providing training, street level outreach, information and support to encourage safer decision making in reducing the risks associated with drug use, sex, homelessness, violence and discrimination. POSSE is a harm reduction and human rights project, run by youth for youth between the ages of 15-24, living in North Halton.
We offer help to men & their families who are diagnosed with Prostate Cancer.
Our mission is to offer fellowship through peer counseling, education and support.
The Guelph-Wellington Action Committee on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence is a partnership of community agencies and service providers dedicated to increasing the safety and well-being of all victims of sexual assault and domestic violence and to hold those who are responsible accountable for their actions
McMaster University, Hamilton
The AVN is a group of students, staff and faculty who, since March 1997, have met to share concerns, offer support and coordinate efforts against violence on campus.
The Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre (SA/DVCC) provides specialized healthcare for children, adolescents, women, transgendered persons, and men who have experienced sexual assault and/or domestic violence
A community where males are free of sexual abuse; those who have been abused receive non-judgmental and effective support for disclosure, healing and thriving
MAASV is a unique public education program for men who wish to be allies with the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region (SASC) in ending sexual violence against women and children
The Caring Dads Initiative aims for primary and secondary prevention of father-perpetuated child abuse and neglect.
University of Western Ontario, London
Our goals are to: increase awareness about the continuum of sexual violence, teach bystander skills to safely intervene when necessary, and empower students to recognize their role in ending sexual violence
We are a Newmarket based support group that provides understanding, hope and information to prostate cancer patients and their families
Nipissing University, North Bay
NUASC wants to create a network of support and layers of encouragement within a community that is specifically designed for Aboriginal students
Carleton University, Ottawa
The Coalition for a Carleton Sexual Assault Centre advocates on behalf of the voices of Carleton students to develop a student-run, university-funded, sustainable, and accessible Sexual Assault Centre (SAC) on Carleton University’s campus.
Men Respecting Women (Facebook)
University of Ottawa, Ottawa
Violence against women is not a female problem; it is a male problem too. It is time we consider who is abusing women and how we can change that.
The Men’s Project is a non-profit charitable men’s counselling agency that has been providing services to men and their families since 1997. We provide individual and couple counselling, as well as a specialized healing program for men who have experienced sexual or physical abuse as children, anger management, emotional intelligence and fathering
University of Toronto, Toronto
The Ask First campaign was initiated in response to a specifically identified need to raise awareness of sexual assault and date rape for orientation students.
Counterpoint is a profeminist non-profit organization that provides counselling and educational services to assaulted women and abusive men. Counterpoint provides programs for abusive men, the majority of whom are referred through the criminal justice system.
Our unique services address the needs of children and their families, youth and adults whose lives have been affected by childhood abuse
JACS Men’s Group is a weekly meeting where men of all ages can come to discuss day-to-day challenges, ranging from work to wives and girlfriends to issues with anger. The group is open to all men in the JACS community, including both addicts/alcoholics and family members
METRAC is a not-for-profit, community-based organization that works to prevent and end violence against diverse women, youth, and children
Prostate Cancer Canada Network – Canada is a volunteer based, non-profit prostate cancer support group, run by prostate cancer survivors who help men diagnosed with this disease.
Ryerson University, Toronto
The Ryerson White Ribbon Campaign (RWRC) works to engage men in ending men’s violence against women and inspire them to be the best versions of themselves. We don’t seek to blame or shame men, but encourage them to become part of a change affecting the lives of both men and women.
York University, Toronto
The Sexual Assault Survivor’s Support Line (SASSL) exists to provide unbiased and non-judgemental peer support and referrals to survivors of sexual violence
Springtide Resources promotes healthy and equal relationships by engaging diverse communities in shared educational strategies designed to prevent violence against women and the effect it has on children
Laurier Men Advocating Change (LMAC) (Facebook)
Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo
LMAC Is a group of men from the Laurier Community dedicated to bringing an end to gendered violence and exploring and challenging gender roles and stereotypes.
The Men’s Group is an open group that you can come to when you can. Life can be hard for guys and it is important for us to have other guys to be able to talk to for support with the hard stuff and to challenge us to do better.
University of Windsor, Windsor
A group dedicated to the White Ribbon Campaign at the University of Windsor. The White Ribbon Campaign is the largest effort in the world of men working to end violence against women
Province-wide: Carleton Place
Committed to strong, healthy children by affirming and valuing the bond between fathers and their children, Dad Central Ontario (formerly the Father Involvement Initiative – Ontario Network) works to provide relevant and well-crafted information for fathers and for individuals, agencies, and programs working with fathers.
Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin (an Ojibway phrase) translates to “I Am a Kind Man”. The overall purpose of the Kizhaay Anishinaabe Niin Initiative is to engage the men of our communities to speak out against all forms of abuse towards Aboriginal women : 1. To provide education for men to address issues of abuse against women; 2. To re-establish traditional responsibilities by acknowledging that our teachings have never tolerated violence and abuse towards women; 3. To inspire men to engage other men to get involved and stop the abuse; and 4. To support Aboriginal men who choose not to use violence.
For 30 years, the Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres (OCRCC) has been working in the province and across Canada to address and end sexual violence in our communities
Toronto & 905 Region Prostate Cancer Support Groups (includes groups listed above)
Group work includes monthly meetings, one-on-one hospital visits, newsletters, awareness sessions, parades, and presentations at health fairs and service clubs like Rotary, Gyro, and Lions
I N F O R M A T I O N A N D R E F E R R A L S
Online Training – Sexual Harassment Queens University, Kingston
Harassment & Discrimination Policy and Procedures Nipissing University, North Bay
Sexual Assault University of Ottawa, Ottawa
Sexual Assault Support Services Carleton University, Ottawa
Brock’s Sexual Assault Response Protocol Brock University, St. Catherines
Sexual Assault: Prevention and Response Brock University, St. Catherines
Can A Guy Get Assaulted? Scarborough
Sexual Assault University of Toronto, Scarborough
Dating Violence on Campus for Men Ryerson University, Toronto
The Educational Campaign to Combat Date and Acquaintance Rape University of Toronto, Toronto
Sexual Assault Awareness & Resources York University, Toronto
Sexual Assault on Campus Ryerson University, Toronto
Sexual Assault University of Waterloo, Waterloo