We all need human connection, but often it isn’t available. We may feel all alone, and as though we have nobody to talk to. Sometimes all we need is a compassionate listening ear. We are here. Visit our website to learn more about confidential and non-judgemental counselling options.
Elder abuse is a crime against some of the most vulnerable members of our community. It is often hidden and hard to detect. Elder abuse is public health concern, and it is everyone’s responsibility to recognize and address. Join us via Zoom on Tuesday, November 23rd to learn about how you can better support and help those […]
Domestic abuse can have lasting effects on children who have witnessed and experienced it in their own households. This trauma can reach far beyond childhood and may lead to life-long suffering. Furthermore, the cycle often continues and may leave children at risk of repeating similar patterns in their own relationships. Surviving an abusive homelife does […]
In this era, many of our children have access to smartphones and the internet. This puts them at risk for a new type of victimization that is often insidiously hidden and hard to spot. The effects of this type of bullying can be tremendous, and often kids feel ashamed to reach out for help. If […]
Appearances can be deceiving. Nobody is immune to depression, anxiety, and other mental health challenges. Unfortunately, men are often taught to be stoic and not outwardly emotional. Though they may have learned not to show what they are going through outwardly, they could very well be suffering in silence. Check on your male friends and […]
Grandparents play a vital role in their grandchildren’s lives. Meaningful time with them can greatly contribute to a child’s wellbeing. Equal shared parenting agreements ensure that children get the chance to spend time with all their grandparents. Neither deserve to be separated from each other.
Men and boys may often feel the obligation to be strong and be the ones who offer help but never ask for it. Times have changed and, even if men and boys could always be vulnerable, it wasn’t always easy to show that. Being vulnerable does not mean you are weak, instead demonstrates that you […]
Anyone can find themselves in an abusive relationship. The emotional, physical, and psychological tolls that these relationships can take on the survivor are tremendous. Often, men are resistant to seek help due to fear of judgement or not being believed. We believe you, and we are here. Male survivors of abuse deserve support.
“Supporting men and boys who experience trauma due to life challenges create safer, more caring and prosperous communities” (CCMF-York)
When everyone is cared for and supported, we all win. CCMF-York is striving to help members of our community to address their trauma, struggles and challenges. It is our hope that this will help improve our community and create a safer space for future generations.
CCMF-York believes that everyone deserves to feel safe, respected, fulfilled and to be treated equally. Each person is entitled the space and freedom to reach their full potential. Visit our website to learn more about how to reach yours!