Intake Workers at the OCCRC are available to discuss the following topics with men:

  • Reducing violence between men and boys, as well as between men and men
  • Solutions to end violence against women and girls
  • Fostering men’s active and positive involvement
  • Mental health
  • Anger management
  • Male victims of sexual abuse
  • Taking a stand on issues related to violence
  • Mutual support between men and boys

Resources available

Mental Health - Counselling

Services are specifically designed for men and are professionally facilitated by accredited psychotherapists. Tailored individual programs to specifically meet men’s needs in a way that speaks to men.

Provide counselling to community members which is either free, or lower cost/sliding scale.

The Mental Wellness Team provides holistic and culturally relevant services to Indigenous individuals and families.  Individual, family and group counseling services, as well as group services/programs to support seniors, men, women, children and youth on their path to healing and wellness.

Provide counselling to community members which is either free, or lower cost/sliding scale.

Resources for men suffering from depression.


Program for men ages 18 and older who are victims of sexual abuse.

Provides emotional support, practical assistance, referrals and advocacy to individuals who have been victimized as a result of a crime or tragic circumstance, without judgment in order to lessen the impact of victimization.

Gender equality

Involves youth in a global movement to end gender-based violence and to promote gender equality.

Awareness campaign that sensitizes men and boys to measures to end violence against women.

The world’s largest movement of men and boys to end violence against women and girls, and to promote gender equality, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity.


Provides clothing suitable for a job interview and clothing suited for work – for low-income men who are also jobless and looking for work.

LGBTTQIA+ Services

Give people personal and peer support to understand and inhabit their particular identities with confidence and courage, whatever kind of identity it is. Often takes place when these people experience emotional crises and are most vulnerable physically and mentally.

HIV Testing


Somerset West Community Health Centre offers rapid anonymous HIV testing available for guys into guys at the Orleans Cumberland Community Resource Centre.

2nd Wednesday of the month
4:30pm – 6:30pm*

No name or health card required
Results ready within minutes

*Please note that clinic dates and times are subject to change.

Readings and videos