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Men’s Anger Management Support – Lifeline

Men's Anger Management Support Group - A weekly support group to help men understand and identify what triggers their anger, and learn techniques to manage it effectively.
Find morehttps://www.lifelinenb.org.au/get-help/support-groups/mens-anger-management-support-group/

Babana Aboriginal Men’s Group

Babana Aboriginal builds and empowers local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men in the inner-city community of Redfern in Sydney.
Find morehttps://babana.org.au/

Baptist Care

Facing Up Men's Behaviour Change - a 20 week men's behaviour change support group for men who want to stop being abusive within their family relationships.
Find morehttps://baptistcare.org.au/facing-up

Dads at Dalwood

Support for dads through individual counselling, dads playgroups and activity groups and dads only discussion groups.
Find morehttps://www.dalwoodspilstead.com/services

Dads in Distress (run by Parents beyond Breakup)

Supports men experiencing trauma related to family breakdown and separation.
Find morehttps://parentsbeyondbreakup.com/dids/

Dads of Central Sydney

A local group for new dads to support each other.
Find morehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/dadsofcentralsydney/

Dads of Coogee

A local group for new dads to support each other.
Find morehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/1413360988732264/

Dads of Rhodes

A local group for new dads to support each other.
Find morehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/DadsOfRhodes/

Dads of Seven Hills

A local group for new dads to support each other.
Find morehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/dadsofsevenhills/

Family Advocacy and Support Service

Free legal advice and support at court for people affected by domestic and family violence. Support for men: 1300 00 FASS
Find morehttps://familyviolencelaw.gov.au/fass/

Inter-relate

Online and face-to-face support for respectful relationships and individual support.
Find morehttps://www.interrelate.org.au/programs/respectful-man

Men’s Group run by Anglicare

Online, phone or face to face, individual, group support for men feeling distressed.
Find morehttps://amsredfern.org.au/services/

Men’s Kitchen

A fun, safe, supportive and instructive environment where older men learn cooking skills.
Find morehttps://www.menskitchen.org.au/

Menstuff

Counselling, coaching and psychotherapy for men and young men.
Find morehttps://menstuff.com.au/

Mongrels Men

Support for men through sports, fitness, exercise, connection and community.
Find morehttps://mongrelsmen.com/upcoming-events

Mr Perfect

Bringing men together at weekend BBQs in local parks across Australia, to create community and connection. Check the map to see if there is a BBQ running near you soon. Or get support to start a BBQ in your town.
Find morehttps://mrperfect.org.au/pages/bbq-locations

OMNI Canterbury

Older Men New ideas. Small, community-based men's groups for older men.
Find morehttps://omninsw.waggamatters.com/canterbury.html

Penrith Men’s Walk and Talk

Just a bunch of knockabout locals who get together every Thursday evening for a walk and talk.
Find morehttps://www.facebook.com/PenrithMensWalkAndTalk/

The Dads Cooperative Project

A local group for new dads to support each other.
Find morehttps://www.facebook.com/TheDadsCooperativeProject/

The Man Walk East Lindfield

Walk, Talk and Support. Connection and support through regular walking groups in various locations.
Find morehttps://themanwalk.com.au/eastlindfield/

The Man Walk Manly

Walk, Talk and Support. Connection and support through regular walking groups in various locations.
Find morehttps://themanwalk.com.au/manly/

The Man Walk Maroubra

Walk, Talk and Support. Connection and support through regular walking groups in various locations.
Find morehttps://themanwalk.com.au/maroubra/

The Man Walk Menai

Walk, Talk and Support. Connection and support through regular walking groups in various locations.
Find morehttps://themanwalk.com.au/menai/

The Man Walk Milperra

Walk, Talk and Support. Connection and support through regular walking groups in various locations.
Find morehttps://themanwalk.com.au/milperra/

The Man Walk Mortlake

Walk, Talk and Support. Connection and support through regular walking groups in various locations.
Find morehttps://themanwalk.com.au/mortlake/

The Man Walk Parramatta

Walk, Talk and Support. Connection and support through regular walking groups in various locations.
Find morehttps://themanwalk.com.au/parramatta/

The Man Walk Roselle

Walk, Talk and Support. Connection and support through regular walking groups in various locations.
Find morehttps://themanwalk.com.au/rozelle/

The Men’s Table

The Men's Table is a safe place to share and be heard by other men. Enter your town in the search function to see if there is a Men's Table near you.
Find morehttps://themenstable.org/

Tough Guy Books Club

Connection and talking real while talking books at the pub.
Find morehttps://toughguybookclub.com/find-us

Campbelltown Safe Havenb

A safe space for men doing it tough, to connect with others who have experienced their own suicidal thoughts.
Find morehttps://www.swslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/MentalHealth/safe.html

Change Happens Psychotherapy and Consultancy

private and individual but clinical and focused on gay men.
Find morehttps://changehappens.com.au/services/

Deadly Connections Community & Justice Services – Aboriginal fathers’ group

Community and justice services for Aboriginal community.
Find morehttps://deadlyconnections.org.au/

Foundation House

Alcohol, other drug and gambling addiction rehab programs for the Construction Industry and Health Services Industry.
Find morehttps://www.foundationhouse.net.au/

Headspace Ashfield

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/ashfield/

Headspace Bankstown

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/bankstown/

Headspace Bondi Junction

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/bondi-junction/

Headspace Brookvale

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/brookvale/

Headspace Campbelltown

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/campbelltown/

Headspace Camperdown

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/camperdown/

Headspace Castle Hill

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/castle-hill/

Headspace Chatswood

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/chatswood/

Headspace Hurstville

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/hurstville/

Headspace Katoomba

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/katoomba/

Headspace Lithgow

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/lithgow/

Headspace Liverpool

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/liverpool/

Headspace Miranda

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/miranda/

Headspace Mount Druiitt

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/mount-druitt/

Headspace Parramatta

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/parramatta/

Headspace Penrith

Offers centres across NSW, online and phone counselling services to help young people with mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and other support, including early psychosis program.
Find morehttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/penrith/

Headstart

Directory of local service providers and health professionals in Central and Eastern Sydney, South Western Sydney, Western Sydney.
Find morehttps://headstart.org.au/

Homelessness in NSW

Specialist homelessness services can help women, men, young people, families, Aboriginal people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Find morehttps://www.facs.nsw.gov.au/housing/help/ways/services

Lifeline Macarthur and Western Sydney

Crisis support, suicide prevention, suicide bereavement, financial counselling, training and workshops, information and resources for Macarthur region. Men's Long Lunch and other initiatives to raise awareness and continue the conversation about men's mental health. ​
Find morehttps://www.lifelinemacarthur.org.au/

LikeMind – Western Sydney, Orange and Wagga Wagga

Support for adults with mental health concerns, as well as their families and carers - community based services in Penrith, Seven Hills, Orange, Wagga Wagga.
Find morehttps://likemind.org.au/

Relationships Australia NSW

Several different group sessions, including 8-week group work for men who may have experienced difficulties in their relationships.
Find morehttps://www.relationshipsnsw.org.au/support-services/men-and-relationships/

Safe Haven

A Safe Haven is a place you can go if you’re feeling distressed or having suicidal thoughts. It is a safe place where you can talk openly about how you are feeling and what you’re going through. A place where you can feel supported and not judged. You can talk to peer-support workers or be connected to a mental health professional. If you don’t feel like chatting, you can spend time in a quiet space and listen to music. It’s free and you don’t need an appointment.
Find morehttps://www.health.nsw.gov.au/towardszerosuicides/Pages/safe-haven.aspx

Soldier On

Soldier On supports veterans and their families with health and wellbeing services, learning and education and social connection activities.
Find morehttps://soldieron.org.au/

St Vinnies – Liverpool Men’s Centre

St Vinnies crisis accommodation and case management service for unaccompanied men.
Find morehttps://www.vinnies.org.au/page/Find_Help/NSW/Housing/Liverpool_Men%E2%80%99s_Centre/

Standby – Support after Suicide

Support for people and communities bereaved or impacted by suicide.
Find morehttps://standbysupport.com.au/find-support/nsw/

Tribal Warrior

Working with young Aboriginal people aged between 12 - 25 years, in the community, to support health and wellbeing.
Find morehttps://www.tribalwarrior.org/health-and-wellbeing

Uniting Burnside Men and Family Relationships Cabramatta

Information and referral, casework, parenting groupwork, culturally appropriate program development, dads and kids playgroups, for fathers in families and separated fathers.
Find morehttps://www.uniting.org/services/family-services/facility/uniting-burnside-men-and-family-relationships-cabramatta

Vipers Run Club

A community of men that connect to create commuinty and mental health support through running based activity.
Find morehttps://www.vipersrunclub.com/

Waves of Wellness

A mental health surf therapy charity, committed to changing lives by delivering for-purpose, innovative support programs for people experiencing mental health challenges.
Find morehttps://www.foundationwow.org/