BC and Canadian Help for Fathers
There are several listings here that could be of help, however if you use these and they do not work notify us immediately.
Any more groups or advocates? We would like to put up their names and addresses.
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There are two yahoo groups dedicated to changing laws and attitudes as well
British Columbia Groups
Name: B.C. Men’s Resource Centre
Contact: Dr. Jerry-Arthur Wong
Address: 590 West Broadway, Suite 2, Vancouver, B.C. Canada V5Z 1E9
Telephone: (604) 878-9033, (604) 205-5089
Description: The B.C. MEN’S RESOURCE CENTRE is a privately funded organization established to promote the equality of men, woman and children in society, through education and the development of positive outcomes in times of family crisis. Meets every Friday at 6:30 p.m., 590 West Broadway, Vancouver
Name: Equal Parenting Group Society
Address: 255 Newport Drive, Suite 156, Port Moody, BC, Canada V3H 5H1
Telephone: (604) 988-4248
Description: Our society is a community driven, support oriented society, without any public funding. Our mission is to encourage and ensure that “children have a meaningful relationship with both parents” after separation or divorce.
We are actively involved in our community through advocacy and delivery of our message to local government and service providers. To raise awareness about the issues that non-custodial fathers face and the urgent need for funding for specific father friendly services.
We endeavor to help and provide the following services to our members:
-Group support, validation and individual support.
-Education about PAS and Family Maintenance Enforcement issues.
-Education about court process, replying and file management.
-Parenting plans, encouragement of mediation rather than litigation.
-To help fathers heal from emotional, mental and physical health deterioration.
-To empower fathers to create positive personal and social change.
Name: Fathers / Mothers Equal Rights Society
Contact: Doug Reid
Address: P.O. Box 182, 1857 West 4th Ave., Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6J 1M4
Name: Fathers for Equality
Contact: David Campbell
Address: B.C., Canada
Telephone: (250) 386-0145
Description: Fathers For Equality is an active association in support of equality concerning a fathers right to parent.
1. To help fathers acquire equal opportunities in gaining custodial care of their children.
2. To organize and implement political action so current and future fathers receive equal treatment from the law.
3. To educate the public about the importance of fathers to children.
4. To advocate the principle of equal rights and responsibilities in parenting.
5. To provide a forum for mutual and safe support of fathers during and after dissolution of a relationship.
Name: Fathers Rights Action Team (FRAT)
Contact: Pat Egan
Address: Prince George, B.C., Canada
Telephone: (604) 564-1275
Name: Nanaimo Men’s Resource Centre
Contact: Theo J. Boere, Executive Director
Address: 418D Fitzwilliam St., Nanaimo, B.C. Canada V9S 2H3
Description: Weekly support meetings for Separated/Divorced Fathers every Wednesday from 7:00-9:30 PM at 418D Fitzwilliam St. in the Old Quarter of Nanaimo off of Richard St. Also “Parental Alienation Awareness” support group and two other men’s groups dealing with emotional issues. Counselors and lawyers available by donation or volunteer time.
Name: Parents’ Coalition of British Columbia (PCBC)
Contact: Keith Harris, President, Todd Eckert V.P., Theo Boare, V.P.
Address: P.O. Box 41506, London Place, 923 12th Street, New Westminster, BC Canada V3M 1K0
Telephone: (604) 417-4045
egroup: Yahoo Groups:
* To educate the leaders of our governments, policy makers and the media that true equality in all areas of family law is the only sure way to effectively benefit all involved in the “best interest of the children”.
* To educate the general public and encourage them to take positive action, however small, to effect our mission statement. We believe that the vast majority of citizens are negatively affected in one way or another by the dysfunctional family law system.
* To support and encourage individuals actively in other parts of the Province to from like-minded groups and join our coalition.
* To support parents (and grandparents) who have been trapped in a legal system that seems to have been developed by the lawyers and for the lawyers and who pay little attention to the children.
Name: Parents of Broken Families (PBF)
Contact: Mickey MacMillian
Address: Kamloops, B.C., Canada
Telephone: (250) 374-3370
Name: Parent Child Advocacy Coalition (PCAC)
Contact: Donna Eckert
Address: Prince George, B.C., Canada
Telephone: (250) 962-9250
Fax: (250) 962-9261
egroup: Yahoo Group
Name: Victoria Men’s Centre
Address: Box 8082, Victoria, B.C., Canada V8W 3R7
Telephone: (250) 370-4MEN (4636)
Description: For general support for men: The “Talking Circle” meets every Monday at 7:45 p.m., Room 150, Begbie Hall, Royal Jubilee Hospital, 2101 Richmond Ave., contact Harrv Maser: 380-0870
Alberta Men’s Resource Centre
Family of Men Support Society
Fathers For Life
Men’s Educational Support Association (M.E.S.A.)
Movement for the Establishment of Real Gender Equality (M.E.R.G.E.)
Orphaned Grandparents Association Resource Centre
Parents Helping Parents
The Equitable Child Maintenance and Access Society (E.C.M.A.S.)
The Equitable Child
B.C. Men’s Resource Centre
Canadian Grandparents Association
Equal Parenting Group Society
Fathers / Mothers Equal Rights Society
Fathers for Equality
Fathers Rights Action Team (FRAT)
Nanaimo Men’s Resource Centre
Parents’ Coalition of British Columbia (PCBC)
Parents of Broken Families (PBF)
Parent Child Advocacy Coalition (PCAC)
Victoria Men’s Centre
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New Brunswick Children’s Equal Parenting Association
New Brunswick Shared Parenting Association
Canadian Children’s Rights Council
Canadian Committee For Fairness In Family Law
Dads Aiming for Direction and Support (D.A.D.S.)
Equal Parents of Durham
Ex-Father – Ex-pères
Family Conflict Resolution Services
Fathers Are Capable Too: Parenting Association (F.A.C.T.)
Fathers After Rights Equalization (F.A.R.E.)
Fathers For Justice – Ontario
Fathers’ Group – Owen Sound
Freedom For Kids
Fathers With Rights
Fathers’ Resources-Toronto Chapter – (Non-profit)
Fathers’ Resources International – Legal Services Firm
Gene C. Colman, lawyer
Grandparents Raising Children
Grandparents Requesting Access and Dignity
Help Us Get Support (H.U.G.S.)
Helping Unite Grandparents and Grandchildren
Human Equality Action and Resource Team (H.E.A.R.T.)
In Search of Justice
Kids Need Both Parents
London Equal Parenting Association
Mending Fences Support Services For Men Inc.
Men’s Health Network
National Shared Parenting Association
Ontario Centre For Men
Separated Families of Canada
Stepfamilies Association – Toronto Chapter ( Stepfamilies Association of America, SAA)
The Children’s Voice
Voices of Children Alliance
Council for the Status of Men – Canada / Conseil pour la Condition Masculine – Canada
L’apres-Rupture Ateliers liens peres enfants
Association Masculine d’entraide Familiale (A.M.E.F.)
Entraide Peres-Enfants Separes (E.P.E.S.)
Grandparents Requesting Access & Dignity ( GRAND )
Men’s Legal Defence Fund
Grandparents Rights Assoc. of The Yukon (GRAY)