Men's Resource Centre of Manitoba (MRC)

Credentials/qualifications
  • Counsellor
  • Social Worker
List of services provided
  • Crisis services
  • Healthy lifestyle activities and programs
  • Treatment
Self-help/support group(s) facilitated by health/educational professionals
  • Other
  • Size, weight and shape preoccupation
Treatment approaches offered
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
Treatment types offered
  • Group counselling
  • Individual counselling
  • Self-help or support group
Access service by
  • Referral from doctor
  • Referral from other service provider
  • Self-referral
  • Through intake
Cost of services
  • Covered by provincial health insurance
  • Free
Experience working with
  • Addictions
  • Body image
  • Cross-culturally
  • Food and weight issues
  • Incest survivors
  • LGBT issues
  • Men only
  • Sexual abuse
  • Women / men in crisis
  • Women /men in general
We provide services to
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Individuals
  • LGBTQ-positive
  • Males
Food and weight issues worked with
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Disordered eating / weight preoccupation
  • Other size concerns
We provide services in the following languages
  • English
Wheelchair Accessible
  • Yes
Provides clinical supervision
  • Yes
Receives clinical supervision
  • Yes
Name:
Men's Resource Centre of Manitoba (MRC)
Contact:
Stephen Sutherland
Department:
Counselling & Resource Centre
Phone:
(204) 415-6797
Toll Free:
1-855-MRC-MRCS
Fax:
(204) 415-7516
115 Pulford Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3L 1X8

Service Details

Personal philosophy on food/weight issues is non-dieting, weight acceptance.
Crisis services description
We provide an emergency shelter for men and their children who are leaving domestic or family violence. Men are provided safe accomodations and receive safety planning, case management, referrals to housing and a DV support group along with individual counselling.
Healthy lifestyle activities and programs description
Most workshops are provided during drop-in counselling, and have groups on issues related to self-esteem, relationships, communication, sexual abuse, and self-awareness. Workshops on men and body image are offered at various times throughout the year. Please check the website for dates and times.
Treatment description
The mission of the MRC is to enable the provision of counselling services for men who have experienced trauma and stressors in their lives and want to resolve related issues, recognizing that challenges to mental health as well as addictions are among the long term consequences related to unresolved trauma and stressors.

Current Services (2016):

Orientation (Monday ONLY - biweekly) please call the centre to book your orientation - call (204) 415-6797 ext 250
• Individual Counselling (referred by MRC therapist)
- Short Term Therapy (referred by MRC therapist)
- MCSA Therapy (male childhood sexual abuse)
- Couples Therapy (referred by MRC therapist in MCSA program)
• Group Therapy(referred by MRC therapist)
• Workshops/Presentations open to all (clients and community)
• Emergency Shelter – Domestic Violence
- Men experiencing violence within intimate relationships (currently or previously dating, married or living together) and abuse within immediate and extended family members are eligible for emergency shelter through The Men’s Resource Centre Emergency Shelter. The major focus is to enable abused men & children to access emergency accommodation and to ensure their physical safety.

Counselling services provide men with opportunities to address issues and receive support from other men facing similar struggles.
Catchment Area

We serve a specific catchment area.

Province of Manitoba

Restrictions on service provisions
In-person services only offered at the centre address.