Description (Service) A weekly positive parenting program for men with kids in their lives. Over the 10-13 sessions, the group explores the importance of Dads, the ages and stages of childhood development, co-parenting, emotional regulation and managing triggers, parenting strategies, and common successes and challenges of parenting.

Each weekly session begins with a meal and are followed by a two-hour facilitated conversation.

Groups are co-facilitated with the Men's Program and Bruce Grey Child and Family Services staff.

This program is offered in Owen Sound and Hanover, with groups usually starting in January, April and September.

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Sessions: Mon (Owen Sound) and Tue (Hanover) during selected session months, 6 pm-8:30 pm (dinner at 6 pm)
Dates: As announced
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility 18 years of age or older
  • You are male with kids in your life who you care for in some capacity.
  • You are interested in joining a positive parenting program.
Application Anyone can make a referral or self-refer to the program. All program registration can be completed by calling or emailing the Men's Program office.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Hanover
Address & Map
425 10th Street
Unit 8
Hanover, ON
Canada N4N 1P8
Physical Access Partially Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-372-2720, The Men's Program
Toll Free Phone 519-372-2720, 1-888-451-CMHA ext 1201
Fax 519-371-6485
Mailing Address 425 10th Street 
Unit 8 
Hanover, ON 
Canada N4N 1P8


Service Categories Parent / Child Programs ; Young Parents
Service Category Groups Child / Family Services ; Youth

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