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Dads’ Support Network

Child Cancer Foundation is excited to extend our partnership with Essentially Men to offer dads more opportunities to connect with other men who just get it.

In-person group meetings and one-day workshops

Come along to connect with other men and learn new skills to support yourself and other dads on the road ahead. All dads welcome. Pizza and beer will follow the evening group meetings.

Next dates: TBC

Zoom group meetings

If you’ve attended an Essentially Men session and found it valuable, here’s a chance to get more from this space. Zoom group meetings are run on a drop-in basis on the following dates:

Next dates: TBC

Men Being Real

Men Being Real is a weekend workshop for any man who knows he could get more out of life. Whether your life is working well or you have some things to sort out, you will find this workshop a powerful journey of personal discovery.

It provides help and growth for men of all ages – for younger men making their way in the world, midlife men in transition and older men moving to the next stage of their life. The programme works for men at beginning, intermediate or advanced levels of personal growth experience.

Next Dates: TBC

Men Being Real takes place in Auckland.

Click below for more information, or contact to register.

Essentially Men Testimonial

"Sharing my truths with a group of men in a safe, non-judgmental environment has allowed me to be seen and heard, made me realise I am not alone and that there are different tools available to support me to move forwards towards becoming a better man, father, partner and friend."

Looking for extra support? Check out the Essentially Men website through the button below.

All costs, including travel and meals for One-Day Workshops and Men Being Real, are covered by Child Cancer Foundation.

For more information on any of these programmes, please contact or get in touch through the button below.