Men's programs and groups

Find a range of programs and services who connect and support men of all ages.

Social Groups

Men's program or service

Contact details

Great Mates Meet

Great Mates Meet is a casual, but social meet up for men of any age, who want to participate in some conversation, laughs, and mateship. The meet is a great opportunity to vent frustrations, or just to come and have a yarn. There is a free BBQ, as well as snacks, fruit and coffee.

When:  Fridays

Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm

Where: Kingston East Neighbourhood Centre, 117 Meakin Road, Slacks Creek

Cost: Free

Contact: 07 3808 1684 or email admin@keng.org.au 

Men4Respect- YFS
Through Men4Respect, male Youth Ambassadors aim to engage young men aged 14 to 21 years.

Young men learn about equality, respectful relationships, consent and healthy masculinity.

For further information on how to get involved please contact Andrew on (07) 3826 1500 or email r4respect@yfs.org.au or visit the YFS website.

ATSICHS Social Men’s Group
These groups  a great opportunity to come together and yarn with other members of our ATSICHS community.  Light snacks are provided. RSVPs are essential. Registration forms can be found on the ATSICHS Brisbane website.

There are currently four groups meeting in Logan at the following locations:

  • Browns Plains
  • Logan Central
  • Edens Landing
  • Waterford West

When: Fortnightly

Time: 9.30am to 11.00am

For more information visit  Community Groups - ATSICHS

Support for Fathers

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Dads’ Time

Dad's Time is a father oriented play group, focusing on the relationship between dads and their kids, as well as between other dads. Dad's Time enjoys a range of activities, free play, and outdoor fun, as well as a free healthy morning tea. The group is welcome to any fathers, uncles, granddads and other male members of the family, to bring their young ones along for fun and play.

When: Saturdays 9.30am to 11.30am during school term.

Where: KENG, 177 Meakin Road, Slacks Creek

Cost: Free

Contact: 07 3808 1684 or email admin@keng.org.au 

Yarrabilba Dad’s Group

A place for dads to hang out with other dads and focus on being the best dads we can be. Open to all dads and significant caregivers raising children. Free BBQ provided.

When: First Thursday of every month

Time: 5.30 to 7.30pm
Where: Family and Community Place, 3 Darnell Street Yarrabilba

Cost: Free

Contact: Yarrabilba-dads@yarrabilbass.eq.edu.au

Men’s Legal Service
Men’s Legal Service is a not-for-profit law firm. They offer cost-effective legal services to men at turning points in their lives.

Focused on helping fathers stay involved in the lives of their children after family law events.

Where: Unit 4, Portal West, 2994 Logan Road, Underwood

Contact: 1800 463 675

Email: info@menslegalservice.org.au or visit the Men’s Legal Service website.

Digital Dads Group
Digital Dads Group gives fathers the opportunity to connect nationwide through online meetings. There are no agendas and no judging.

The only qualification is that you identify as a new or expecting father or father figure, or about to become one.
Tuesday- Fatherhood : The Expert Interview

Thursday- Fatherhood : A Story of a Community Champion

Sunday – The Dads n Bubs weekend coffee catch up

When: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

Time: 10.00am AEDT

Where: To join online please visit https://www.dadsgroup.org/digitaldadsgroup

Cost: Free

Contact: Email blair.keeble@gmail.com  or visit the Dads Group website or Dads Group Facebook page

SMS4dads
New and soon-to-be-dads can now receive useful messages and tips matched to their baby's age.

Text messages are sent straight to dad's phones with tips, information and links to other services. This is to help fathers understand and connect with their baby and with parenthood. 

Email info@sms4dads.com.au or visit the SMS4dads for further information

Young Dad’s Squad
The Young Dads Squad is facilitated YFS Step by Step team and is designed for young dads aged 25 years and under.

This is a space for dads from diverse cultures to hang out once a week, share a meal and participate in fun activities like video games, fishing, geocaching, BBQ and much more. The group provides a safe space to share experiences on the issues and stigma young dads face without feeling judged or criticised.  

Young Dads Squad aims to build the capacity of young dads in Logan so they can be the best fathers and role models they can be. 

Phone YFS – Step by Step team on 3826 1500 or email StepbyStep@yfs.org.au

Support Groups and Programs

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Responsible Men - YFS
Responsible Men is a behaviour-change program for men in the Logan area aged 18 years and above, who use violence or are controlling in their relationships. During the Responsible Men program we focus on how you can take responsibility to change your behaviour and decision-making without using violence, and how you can use this knowledge to make positive changes for healthy and safe relationships.

Contact: (07) 3826 1500 or email responsiblemen@yfs.org.au  or visit the website for details.

The Circuit Breaker Program
A ten-week group based course for anyone who feels their temper is affecting the quality of their relationships.

 

Visit Circuit Breaker for details

 

Man Up
Man Up can help you with domestic violence, relationship problems, mental health, alcohol and drug abuse. Join the brotherhood. This is for men of all ages.

Contact Sam on 0406 812 129 or Monty 0490 091 745 for meeting times and dates.

Visit the Man Up Facebook page.

His Space

A place for men to have a safe space to be hopeful through connection, awareness, and empowerment.

When: Last Monday of each month (check dates on Facebook)

Time: 6.30pm
Where: Spasifik Cutz, 262 Kingston Rd, Slacks Creek
Cost: Free
Contact:  hisspacequeensland@gmail.com or visit
His Space | Facebook

Pacifika Men’s Support Group

Men share their stories and find support in a culturally safe environment

When: Every Thursday fortnight

Time: 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Where: Unit 13/390 Kingston Road, Slacks Creek

Contact: Village Connect (07) 3208 8412

TETI’S CLUB

TETI’S CLUB is driven by Pasifika men for men. The purpose is to create a safe space to talanoa (unconcealed conversations) to offer holistic support. What does this look like? Gathering men together within a safe space to check in and connect.

Monthly

Contact: Email admin@tetis.club

Facebook: TETI’S CLUB Private group

Instagram: teti.club

Men’s Shed

Men’s sheds are a great way to meet other blokes over shared interest and hobbies. You can learn new skills or simply attend for regular barbecues and community projects.  

Men’s Shed 

Contact Details

Access Men’s Shed – Multicultural group

 

When: 3.00pm to 5.00pm on Tuesdays

Where: Gould Adams Park, 558 Kingston Rd, Kingston QLD 4114

Cost: Free

Contact: Kai Kim (07) 3412 8222 or 0437 461 522  

Beenleigh District Men’s Shed

When:  8.15am to 11.30am weekdays

Where: 36 Martens Street, Beenleigh Qld 4207

Cost: Please contact Beenleigh District Men's Shed for costs

Contact: Gavan Conway 0410 466 643 

Greenbank RSL Men’s Shed

When: 6.30am to 12.00pm every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Where: 3/15 Corporate Place, Hillcrest Qld 4118

Cost: Free

Contact: Bob Wench, George Morris or Greg Brown on (07) 3806 6086

Logan City Community Men Shed Inc.

When: 8.00am to 2.00pm. Wednesdays to Saturdays.

If the gates are open Mondays and Tuesdays come on in. Women are invited.

Where: 161B Magnesium Drive, Crestmead Qld 4116

Cost: Please contact Jonno for costs

Contact:  0483 223 204   

Logan Districts Men's Shed Inc.

 

When: 8.00am to 12.00pm Monday, Wednesday and Fridays.

Where: 23-33 Greenhill Road, Munruben, Qld, 4125

Cost: Please contact Logan District Men's Shed for costs and membership enquiries

Contact: Richard Smith on 0427 577 173

Logan Village Men’s Shed

When:  8.00am to 12.00pm every Monday, Wednesday and Friday 

Where: 23 Wharf Street, Logan Village Qld 4207

Cost: Please contact Andy for costs

Contact: Andy on 0402 897 900

Resources and Information

Find a range of resources to support men of all ages and ways you can get more involved to help a mate out. Learn about men’s health and wellbeing from the below campaigns, research and information.

Resources

Australian Men's Health Forum (AMHF) – News and other resources for men's health in Australia.

 

Aboriginal Fathers Stayin' On Track - This is the place to yarn up about being a young dad. Stayin’ On Track is an online resource for young Aboriginal dads. It’s a site for mentoring and supporting ya mates to stay on track and be good dads.

 

Black Dog Institute – A medical research institute in Australia to investigate mental health across the lifespan. You can find research and educational programs, as well as digital tools and apps and much more.

Blokepedia – Works alongside businesses to deliver workplace training, resources and programs. Blokepedia provides events that empower and support men. Blokepedia enhances men’s social, emotional and physical health.    

Dads Group Inc. - Dads Group Inc. promotes positive parenting for men and gives new dads the support and connection they need. Find a dads group to join or find out how to start your own to share your experiences with other dads.

The Father Hood – Showcases men as fathers who are doing it their way and doing it well. Find support for fathers to navigate through having kids with tips and techniques for parenthood.

The Fathering Project ­- The Fathering Project delivers resources, programs and event for dads and father-figures. Find out how you can volunteer at your children’s school to start a dad’s group. You will have support through Dads Group Leader mentors and much more.

Men's Health Australia – You can find information about the social and psychological wellbeing of men and boys in Australia. Resources are in a range of accessible ways such as in news, commentary, articles, links, events and much more. 

Men's Health Week – Celebrate men's health week each year and find an event near you. Find out how you can host your own event with support, resources and information.

Mengage – Find the many resources available to promote a social determinants approach to male health and wellbeing. Engaging men in health, health promotion and accessible health care. Make your centre or service more male friendly.

Movember Foundation – Engages with men where they are to understand what works best and to help make change happen sooner. Join the Movember Conversations to support a mate.

National Men's Health Strategy 2020–2030 – Find out Australia’s national approach to improving health outcomes for all men and boys.

Queensland Government – Find men’s health information from watching your waist, heart health to learning coping strategies. There is information on men’s cancer and health through the decades.

Support for Fathers – Support for Fathers shares information about fatherhood and relationships. You can find tips to connect with your children.  Download The Professionals' Toolkit today for practical support and strategies.

White Ribbon  - White Ribbon Australia is part of a global social movement working to eliminate gendered violence. Find resources, referrals options and free online learning and much more. 

 

Support Hotlines for Men

Contact Details

Beyond Blue – A 24 hour, 7 days a week support line with trained mental health professionals.

You can also chat online from 1.00pm to 12.00am 7 days a week.

You can also email to get a response within 24 hours or chat with online community members.

Contact: 1300 22 4636

Visit the website for more details

Brother to Brother hotline - A 24-hour, 7 days a week crisis line and it is the only one in Australia that specifically assists Aboriginal men. Elders are available after 5.00pm.

Contact: 1800 435 799

Lifeline – A 24 hour, 7 days a week crisis support line and suicide prevention service.

Contact: 13 11 14

MATES - MATES services the construction industry, the energy industry and the mining industry. We support workers in need through case management and a 24-hour, 7 days a week help line.

Suicide prevention through community development programs on site.

Contact: 1300 642 111

Visit the website for more details

Men's Line Australia – A 24 hour, 7 days a week phone or online support service for men experiencing relationship or family problems.

Contact: 1300 789 978

Visit the website for more details

Open Arms – A 24-hour, 7 days a week crisis support for current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force personnel and their families.

Contact: 1800 011 046

Or visit the website for more details  

Mates 4 Mates - Provides support for wounded, injured or ill current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel and their families.

Contact: 1300 462 837

Email: brisbane@mates4mates.org

Or visit the Mates 4 Mates website.