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The Movember Foundation is gearing up to create a new set of revolutionary tools – designed to help men in Canada & around the globe tackle the tough stuff in life, to stop men dying too young & to maintain a positive lifestyle. But to get it just right, they need your help. The Movember Foundation is looking for [read more]
Dear Men of Golden: Your Golden Family Center Men’s Services team is looking for local Men to help define and understand men’s support services in your community (e.g. parental leave, service clubs, motorsport clubs, counselling support, addictions services, outdoor groups, music jams, etc).  We would like to know which support services you are already using, [read more]

text-icon We would like to invite you to come and meet Mike Symons, who is the new Coordinator for the Golden Youth Centre (a program of the Golden Community Resources Society) and who has taken on the roles of Men's Services Program (Boys to Men) Coordinator and Male Teen Group Facilitator (programs of the Golden Family Center).

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Hi Gents, For the remainder of our sessions we have decided to change our focus and open up the space for check in’s and open discussion. This is keeping us in the moment and ready to easily welcome any new folks wishing to come in to the group with something on their mind. See you [read more]
Tonight’s topic is no topic at all, just bring yourself, check-in and we will see where the discussion goes. Golden Family Center Group room 6-7:30 See you tonight, Justin Telfer [read more]
This being human is a guest-house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of it’s furniture, still, treat each guest honorably. He may be clearing [read more]
When we learn to communicate by validating thoughts, sensations, feelings and even beliefs we are really telling ourselves and others that what we are experiencing is real, logical and understandable. Said another way validation is when you quietly reassure yourself and others that what you think, sense, feel and believe inside is real, is important, [read more]
As a potentially new group comes together in spring we often experience the sensations of forming.  Questions arise in the mind; what’s going to happen? Who are these people? Do I fit in? Our thoughts might say things, like; they are going to make me talk about my feelings, F- that! And the body if [read more]