The Abuse Response and Prevention network is one way that Mennonite Central Committee Canada works nationally to address the realities of interpersonal violence and assist those in need.
MCC B.C. End Abuse Program
- Facilitates four stages of ‘When Love Hurts‘ groups for women seeking to heal from the impacts of intimate partner violence.
- Home Improvement is a group men men wanting to learn healthier ways of relating in their intimate relationship. Click the above links for more information.
- MCC B.C. also provides consultation and assistance in cases of clergy sexual abuse and offers training on healthy pastoral boundaries
MCC Manitoba Abuse Response & Prevention
- Offers workshops and resources to churches and organizations on healthy boundaries & relationships, sexual violence and domestic abuse, trauma-informed ministry, supporting people in situations of harm, etc. Click here for a list of workshops this program offers.
- Provides consultation and assistance to faith communities, families, or individuals experiencing or responding to a situation of abuse.
MCC Saskatchewan Peacebuilding Program
- Provides resources and workshops to congregations and organizations on trauma-informed practices, healthy boundaries, experiences of grief & loss, and supporting people in situations of harm.
- The program works with church groups to equip congregations in safe church practices and policy development.
MCC Ontario Restorative Justice Program
- Facilitates The Active Bystander (TAB) workshop which teaches participants how to best intervene when they witness violating or disrespectful behaviour.
This website is part of our efforts to raise awareness on topics related to family violence, sexual violence, clergy sexual abuse, and healthy boundaries and relationships . We hope that whether you have experienced abuse, or are wanting to lend a hand in support for those who have been abused, you will find useful information, timely encouragement, and specific tools at this site.
Mennonite Central Committee, a worldwide ministry of Anabaptist churches, shares God’s love and compassion with all in the name of Christ, by responding to basic human needs, and working for peace and justice.
MCC envisions communities worldwide in right relationship with God, one another, and creation.