Canadian Centre for Men and Families - Ottawa

Canadian Centre for Men and Families facilities are mental health and social service hubs that provide a wide variety of front-line programs and services in their communities.

Established in 2017, the Canadian Centre for Men and Families (CCMF) is Ottawa’s first hub for the health and well-being of boys, men, fathers and families. The Centre is an open, inclusive and safe space, providing therapy and counseling, peer support, a legal clinic, fathering programs, mentorship and support services for male victims of trauma and violence. We provide services, research, advocacy, outreach and public education on all aspects of men’s issues.


Current Programs
  • Emotional Support Peer Group
  • One-on-one Counselling and Therapy
  • Legal Information Clinic
  • Survivors of Domestic Abuse Support Group
  • Survivors of False Allegations (SOFA) Group
  • Fathers’ Support Group
  • She for He Support Group for Women
Programs in Development:
  • Group for Boys
  • Suicide Prevention Group for middle-aged men
  • Authentic Masculinity Workshops
  • Ottawa Men’s Shed

Contact Information

Address: 292 Montreal Rd,
Suite 302, Ottawa, ON
K1L 6B7

Phone: 613-518-1065
Toll Free: 833-226-3688
Email: ottawa@menandfamilies.org

Nicholas Beaudin

Executive Director

Jean-Jacques Desgranges

Director, Ottawa Board

John Kingsley

Director, Ottawa Board

Eric Verwijs

Director, Ottawa Board

John Robson

Chair, Ottawa Board

Simon Gardner

Director, Ottawa Board

Keith Savage

Director, Ottawa Board