About this program
The Men in Change program focuses on preventing the occurrence or recurrence of domestic violence through supporting men to take responsibility for their actions and work toward changing their behaviour.
The program helps participants to:
- Learn constructive ways to deal with conflict
- Identify personal triggers
- Develop stress management skills and strategies
- Move past aggression, to identify and express a fuller range of emotions
- Learn about the things that contribute to domestic violence
Schedule & Locations
Both individual and group sessions are available. Individual sessions take place during weekday office hours while group sessions generally take place in the evenings or during the weekends. Group sessions are three hours in length.
There are a total of 12 sessions for groups, which are located in either Vancouver or Surrey. Languages used in the sessions are English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. Certified interpreters may be used for additional languages as needed.
Immigrant, refugee, visible minority men who have used or are at risk of using violence in relationships are eligible for this program. Participants can self-refer, or be referred by community services providers, or through the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD).
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