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Learning About Myself While Helping Others

By MAX Ottawa / January 14, 2020

Hi! My name is Griffin. I use he/him and they/them pronouns. I work at MAX as a Group Facilitator and I’ve worked with several MAX Group programs over the past year.  My MAX Experience Within my time at MAX, I’ve had the chance to co-lead two 8-week Skills for Anxiety groups, and one 8-week Body…

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Navigating ODSP as a guy into guys

Navigating ODSP as a guy into guys

By MAX Ottawa / November 6, 2019

The Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP): a safety net for many guys into guys Everybody deserves a safety net. However, the world of social services and government support for those of us who are struggling can be difficult to navigate at times. On October 9th, MAX organized a workshop, in collaboration with Centre 454 and Bruce House on navigating…

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MAX Achieves Charitable Status

By MAX Ottawa / September 30, 2019

On May 10, 2019, MAX Ottawa, formerly the Ottawa Gay Men’s Wellness Initiative, received its charitable status from the Canada Revenue Agency. For more details, see our full listing on their website. MAX’s board has begun working on a fundraising committee and hopes to have a safe system for donors to access in the near…

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MAX receives ViiV Community Grant

By MAX Ottawa / September 23, 2019

MAX Ottawa is honoured to be the recipient of a Community Grant by ViiV Healthcare. This additional $22,000 will support our GBT2Q Peer Engagement in Ottawa from September 2019 to July 2020. MAX Ottawa’s GBT2Q Peer Engagement project seeks to meaningfully involve GBT2Q peers in our programs and services. The highest rates of HIV incidence…

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