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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

Bridging the Gap – Men’s Resource Centre

A safe space where men can gather and talk, receive counselling, and attend programs.
Find morehttps://www.btgcsi.com.au/mens-resource-centre/mens-resource-centre.php

Complete Men

Men's Groups Online, and face-to-face in Brunswick Heads
Find morehttps://completemen.org.au/mullumbimby-associate-group

Dads Group Helensburgh

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

Dads Group Macarthur

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

Dads Group Mildura

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

Dads Group Newcastle

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

Dads Group Singleton

A local group for new dads to support each other.
Find morehttps://www.facebook.com/groups/565114647300733

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 Albury Wodonga

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

Dads of the Shire

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

Everyman

Support based in the AC T for men at risk of homelessness, living with mental health issues, disabilities, perpetrators or survivors of violence, ex-prisoners, socially isolated, having relationship or parenting difficulties.
Find morehttps://www.everyman.org.au/

Grab Life by the Balls

Community based network to create support by blokes for blokes in Port Stevens.
Find morehttps://www.grablifebytheballs.com.au/

Health in Gear

Health in Gear is a program developed by the OzHelp Foundation that focuses on supporting the health and wellbeing of transport and logistics workers on the job and at home. This includes 24/7 phone support and free counselling for workers and their families, health tips for staying well, roadside health checks, and the Share the Load podcast.
Find morehttps://healthingear.com.au/

Inter-relate

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

Men2Be – Men’s Group

An open-men's group meeting weekly in Tweed Heads support mentally, socially, spiritually.
Find morehttps://www.meetup.com/en-AU/men2be/

MENtors for Men

Mentor support to men for a sense of belonging and purpose through friendship. Coffs Harbour and Kempsey.
Find morehttps://mentorsformen.com.au/

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 Griffith

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

OMNI Holbrook

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

OMNI Tamworth Tamnet Men Group

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

Omni Temora

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

OMNI Tomaree (Nelson Bay)

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

OMNI Wagga Wagga

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

OMNI West Wyalong

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

OzHelp

OzHelp works with the government, blue collar workplaces, corporate partners, and the community to provide mental health and wellbeing support and training services to high risk, hard to reach industries that are most at risk of suicide. OzHelp provides 24/7 phone support and free counselling to workers in the building and construction industry and their families.
Find morehttps://ozhelp.org.au/our-services/individuals/

Rural Outreach Counselling

Down to earth support from Matekeepers in the local community. Join a closed online community of mates.
Find morehttps://www.ruraloutreachcounselling.com.au/matekeepers

The Man Walk

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

The Man Walk Albion Park

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

The Man Walk Albury

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

The Man Walk Ballina

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

The Man Walk Batemans Bay

Walk, Talk and Support. Connection and support through regular walking groups in various locations.
Find morehttp://themanwalk.com.au/batemans-bay/

The Man Walk Bulli

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

The Man Walk Bundanoon

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

The Man Walk Cessnock

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

The Man Walk Cooma

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

The Man Walk Crookwell

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

The Man Walk Evans Head

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

The Man Walk Forster

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

The Man Walk Gerringong

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

The Man Walk Gosford

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

The Man Walk Goulburn

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

The Man Walk Griffith

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

The Man Walk Gundagai

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

The Man Walk Huskisson

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

The Man Walk Jamberoo

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

The Man Walk Kempsey

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

The Man Walk Kiama

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

The Man Walk Lake Macquarie

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

The Man Walk Maitland

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

The Man Walk Marulan

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

The Man Walk Mollymook

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

The Man Walk Mt Kiera

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

The Man Walk Mudgee

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

The Man Walk Nowra

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

The Man Walk Port Maquarie

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

The Man Walk Shell Cove

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

The Man Walk Shoal Bay

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

The Man Walk St Georges Basin

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

The Man Walk Tamworth

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

The Man Walk Tathra

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

The Man Walk Tenterfield

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

The Man Walk Warilla

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

The Man Walk Wollondilly

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

The Man Walk Wollongong

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

The Man Walk Yamba

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

The Man Walk Yass

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

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

Tradies In Sight

Supporting the mental health and wellbeing of tradies and men in Dubbo and Western
Find morehttps://www.facebook.com/tradiesinsight

Headspace Armidale

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/armidale/

Headspace Batemans Bay

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/batemans-bay/

Headspace Bathurst

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/bathurst/

Headspace Bega

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/bega/

Headspace Broken 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/broken-hill/

Headspace Cessnock

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/cessnock/

Headspace Coffs Harbour

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/coffs-harbour/

Headspace Cowra

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/cowra/

Headspace Dubbo

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/dubbo/

Headspace Gosford

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/headspace-gosford/

Headspace Goulburn

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/goulburn/

Headspace Grafton

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/grafton/

Headspace Griffith

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/griffith/

Headspace Kempsey

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/kempsey/

Headspace Lake Haven

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/lake-haven/

Headspace Lismore

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/lismore/

Headspace Maitland

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/maitland/

Headspace Newcastle

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/newcastle/

Headspace Nowra

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/nowra/

Headspace Orange

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/orange/

Headspace Port Macquarie

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/port-macquarie/

Headspace Queanbeyan

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/queanbeyan/

Headspace Tamworth

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/tamworth/

Headspace Taree

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/taree/

Headspace Wagga Wagga

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/wagga-wagga/

Headspace Wollongong

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/wollongong/

Headspace Wyong

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/wyong/

Headspace Yass

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/yass/

HealthWise

Clinical services in Hunter New England - including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services, and person-centred, individual psychological support and strength-based strategies. Offered in Armidale, Glen Innes, Gunnedah, Guyra, Inverell, Moree, Narrabri, Quirindi, Tamworth, Tenterfield, Uralla, Walcha.
Find morehttps://healthwisenenw.com.au/services/

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

Hunter Primary Care

Delivers range of mental health and wellbeing services to the community with health professionals.
Find morehttps://hunterprimarycare.com.au/

Illawarra-Shoalhaven Men’s Homelessness Support Service

Integrated support to single men over 25 years of age who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Find morehttps://www.facs.nsw.gov.au/housing/help/ways/services/illawarra-shoalhaven-mens-support-service

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/

Quest for Life – Moving Beyond Trauma

Moving Beyond Trauma workshop helps people with post-trauma stress symptoms to reclaim their lives.
Find morehttps://questforlife.org.au/residential-program/moving-beyond-trauma/

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/

Southern Youth and Family Services

Dedicated Men's Health program through Community Health for Adolescents In Need (CHAIN) focused on training young men ask for help.
Find morehttp://syfs.org.au/programs/mens-health

Standby – Support after Suicide

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

The Buttery

A long-term rehabilitation program for adults addicted to drugs and/or alcohol. Residential and outreach programs
Find morehttps://www.buttery.org.au/therapeutic-community/

The Glen

Residential support for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal men struggling with alcohol and other drug addiction, based on NSW Central Coast.
Find morehttps://www.theglencentre.org.au/the-glen/

The Winsome (Lismore)

Support with transitional housing and meals for men.
Find morehttps://www.winsome.org.au/

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/