Twin Cities Men's Resource Directory


Resource Sections:

At the Twin Cities Men's Center
Help for Men in Crisis
Support for Men: All-Men Recovery Groups (12-Step and Alternatives)
Support for Men: Miscellaneous Groups
"Men's Work" Organizations
Men in Personal Development Organizations
Men in Social Action Organizations
Local Dads and Children Organizations
Twin Cities Media
Twin Cities Journals
Twin Cities Reference Resources
Bookstores with Men's Studies Sections
Men's Health
Men's Resources in Greater Minnesota
Men's Resources outside Minnesota


At the Twin Cities Men's Center 612-822-5892; E-mail: tcmc@tcmc.org

Men Talk
The Men's Center publishes Men Talk, a regional, bi-monthly newsletter featuring a comprehensive Events Calendar of programs and schedule of support groups, informative articles, poetry, an occasional resource directory, book reviews and other information about special events and news covering men's groups in the Twin Cities. Men Talk has appeared in one form or another since 1977. Online Edition.

Support Groups
Each week, Men's Center Drop-in Support Groups are hosted by trained, volunteer facilitators in both Minneapolis and St. Paul locations. Each group has a specific focus and are opportunities for men to share feelings and to be heard in a safe, non-judgmental environment—therefore all groups are available for men to express themselves on any general men's issue. Specific groups focus on: Abuse Survivors, Addiction Busters, Divorce/Uncoupling, Gay Issues, General Men's Issues, Healthy Sexual Boundaries, Men's Bisexual Issues, Men's Retirement, Northside Men, and Men in Transition. More detailed information.

Presentations & Workshops
The Men's Center hosts weekly presentations on a variety of topics each Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. More detailed list.

Family Law Clinics
The Men's Center hosts a low-cost Family Law clinic the first Wednesday evening of each month, 7 p.m. More detailed information.

Men Helping Men with Anger Management Classes
The Men's Center produces the 10-week Anger Management program usually offered 12 times per year. Click here for detailed information.


Help for Men in Crisis

Besides the wealth of resources at the Men's Center (612-822-5892; E-mail: tcmc@tcmc.org) in the form of its own drop-in support groups, information clearinghouse and library, and weekly programs, these additional sources are available.

Men's Crisis Help Line • Counselors available to help men with Domestic Violence/Abuse calls, Custody and Legal Referral calls and other situations. A Wilder (and other) Foundation-funded project of the Crisis Connection (see below). 612-379-6367 (612-379-MENS). www.crisis.org

The Walk-In Counseling Center (WICC) • Crisis intervention, short-term counseling for individuals, couples, and families; referrals to other agencies and resources. MWF 1-3; M-Th 6:30-8:30 p.m. 2421 S. Chicago Ave., Minneapolis, 55404. 612-870-0565. www.walkin.org

Crisis Connection • (Formerly Contact YES/NEON) • 24-hour crisis counselling, information and referral service. 612-379-6363. www.crisis.org

Crisis Intervention Line Ramsey County • 24-hour consultation. Adult Crisis Line: 651-523-7900; Children's Mental Health Crisis Line: 651-290-8999.

Sexual Harrassment Attorney • Seth Colton, law firm of Lommen, Nelson, Cole, and Stageberg, P.A. Minneapolis, MN . Mr. Colton has represented men falsely charged with sexual harassment. 612-339-8131 or toll-free at 1-800-752-4297 www.lommen.com

Pathways • A health crisis resource center. Drop-in hours: M-Th 9-7, F 9-5, Sa 9-4. 3115 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55408. 612-822-9061. www.pathwaysminneapolis.org

Quit Smoking Community • Tobacco Cigarette Crushers Unite. Information on smoking and its effects: triggers and issues. www.quitsmokingcommunity.org

Neighborhood Involvement Program (NIP) • Counseling for men individually & in 15-week therapy groups. 2431 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis 55405. 612-374-4601. www.neighborhoodinvolve.org

OUTfront Minnesota • Advocacy services and Helpline for Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Transgender, Domestic resources, quarterly newsletter Frontlines. 310 E. 38th St. #204 Minneapolis 55409. 9-5 Helpline 612-822-0127, (outside Twin Cities: 1-800-800-0350) www.outfront.org

MensLine • Men's Messages Initiative for violence-free families. 612-379-MENS www.crisis.org

Alliance for a Violence-Free Anoka County • Many resources for residents of Anoka county, including a list of services for male victims of intimate/domestic abuse www.violencefreeanokacounty.org/get-help/

Cornerstone • Resources for Male Victims of Domestic Abuse for over 17 years. Can arrange temporary emergency shelter if appropriate 952-884-0330.

Ferry Street Shelter for Men • Resources for Male Victims of Domestic Abuse for Anoka County residents. Anoka, MN 763-427-4552.

The Domestic Abuse Project (DAP) • Community Intervention Projects cooperate with police, courts, battered-women's shelters, counseling services on domestic abuse. Men in Violent Relationships 24-Hour Hotline 612-874-1985. 204 W. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis 55404. 612-874-7063. www.mndap.org

Children's Home Crisis Nursery • Help for a father (or mother) who fears that he (she) will hurt or neglect his (her) child. CHCN will provide crisis care for the child in a warm and loving setting. 800-543-7709

Minnesota AIDS Line • M-Th 9 a.m.-9 p.m., F 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 612-373-2437; Statewide: 1-800-248-2437.

Minnesota AIDS Project (MAP) • Non-profit, community-based; AIDS-related education, services, HIV-positive support groups. Medical referrals, Services to Persons with AIDS (SPA). 1400 S. Park Ave., Minneapolis 55404. M-F 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 612-341-2060 www.mnaidsproject.org

Housing Link • (housing resources) 24-hour hotline. 612-333-4888.

Sexual Violence Center of Hennepin County • 24-hour crisis phone 871-5111, counseling for male and female survivors, secondary survivors of sexual assault and abuse of all ages. Support groups, long-term counseling, education. 2100 S. Pillsbury Av., Minneapolis 55404. 612-871-5100. www.sexualviolencecenter.org

Rape and Sexual Assault Center • 24-hour crisis hotline: 825-4357. Counseling for all survivors of incest, rape, and sexual assault. Support groups for individuals, families, concerned persons of sexual assault survivors. 2431 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis 55405. 612-374-9077. www.neighborhoodinvolve.org

Senior Linkage Line • 800-333-2433.

Program in Human Sexuality University of Minnesota Medical School • Weekend workshops and groups on sexuality issues (sexual health, sensuality and play, shame, compulsive sexual behavior, Sexual Attitude Reassessment (SAR). WBOB, Rm 180, 1300 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, 55454. 612-625-1500. http://www.fm.umn.edu/phs/

Veterans Resource Center (formerly the Vet Center) • Free help, no hassles for Vietnam-era veterans; re-adjustment counseling, support groups, employment assistance, psychological services, advocacy. 2480 University Ave.W, St. Paul 55114. 651-644-4022.


Support for Men: Recovery Groups (12-Step and Alternatives)

Addiction Busters • The Men's Center's very own recovery group. Struggling with chemical or behavioral addiction? AA not helping you? Learn about Rational Recovery, SMART Recovery, the works of Stanton Peele, Ann Fletcher, James Prochaska and others in a supportive, confidential, comfortable atmosphere. Addiction Busters

Create Inc • Alternative Substance Abuse Treatment and Mental Health Treatment available for Outpatient, Adolescents and DUI/DWI Offenders. 1911 Pleasant Avenue South, Minneapolis MN 55403, 612-874-9811 www.chemicalhealth.com

Health Recovery Center Inc • A natural alternative to 12-step alcoholism treatment programs with a comprehensive, successful model of alcohol and drug addiction treatment that has sustained the highest recovery rates in the US over 25 years. 3255 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis MN 55408, 612-827-7800 www.healthrecovery.com

Muscala Chemical Health Clinic • Smart Recovery(tm) Substance abuse treatment program focusing on men, women, DUI/DWI offenders, criminal justice clients, and persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders. 4010 W 65th Street, Edina, MN 55435 952-920-1351 www.muscala.com

Pride Institute • Residential substance abuse treatment program dedicated to treating the GLBT community. 14400 Martin Drive, Eden Prairie MN 55344, 1-800-547-7433 www.pride-institute.com

Rational Recovery • For alcoholics who choose not to follow 12-step programs. www.rational.org

SMART Recovery • Offers free face-to-face and online mutual help groups. SMART Recovery® (Self-Management And Recovery Training) helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including: alcoholism, drug abuse, substance abuse, drug addiction, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, cocaine addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities. For meeting in Minnesota, go to the web site and click on "Meeting in your area" www.smartrecovery.org

Alcoholics Anonymous • There are many all-men's groups in the Twin Cities. Call Intergroup in Minneapolis 952-922-0880 or St. Paul 651-776-6566 for group info. www.aaminneapolis.org

Calhoun AA • Mon 7:30 p.m. Step group for concerned gay men. Room 8, Hennepin Ave. Methodist Church. Open Gay Men

GLBT Beyond Jitters AA Group • Weds, Minneapolis Downtown, Wesley United Methodist Church, Open Gay Men and Women Discussion

GLBT AA Speaker Meeting • Thurs, Minneapolis South Central, All God's Children Metropolitan Community Church, Open Gay Men and Women Speaker Meeting

GLBT & Proud AA Group • Fri, Eden Prairie, The Pride Institute, Open Gay Men and Women Discussion

GLBT Breakfast Club AA Group • Sat, Minneapolis Downtown, Plymouth Congregational Church, Open Gay Men and Women Step & Tradition

Group 14 • Fri 6:30, Twin Lake Alano, 4938 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Center. Open Men

Men's Group • Thurs 7 p.m., 3rd fl, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 4557 S. Colfax Ave., Linden Hills. Open Men

We Agnostics of Uptown • Sun 6 p.m., The Men's Center, 3249 Hennepin Ave S Suite 55, Minneapolis. Open to Men and Women Topic

Veteran AA • Weds 6:30 p.m. Step group for all military veterans. Vet Center, 2480 University Ave W, St. Paul, 55114. 651-/644-4022

ACA (Adult Children Anonymous) • Adult members of dysfunctional family systems, and Al-Anon for friends and relatives of alcoholics. For those who consider themselves codependent in their love relationships. Minnesota ACA Intergroup 763-574-0903 or Al-Anon Information Services 952-920-3961 Minneapolis & 651-771-2208 St. Paul. al-anon-alateen-msp.org

1900 Men's Al-Anon • M 5:45 p.m., Rm. 213; Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis

Bloomington Al-Anon • M 7 p.m., 2060 W 98th St., Bloomington

Harvey Milk ACA • F 7 p.m., First Universalist Church, 3400 Dupont Ave, South. Minneapolis

Maplewood Men's Al-Anon • M 6 p.m.,NE Metro Alano Club, 1955 Prosperity Ave., Maplewood

Midway Men's Al-Anon 2 • M 7:15 p.m., Midway Club, 1161 Sherburne Ave, St. Paul

Men in Minnetonka • Tu 6:15 p.m., Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka

Princeton Al-Anon • Tu 7 p.m., 1315 N 3rd St, Princeton

Sexual-Addicts Anonymous • 32 all-men's groups. Call for anonymous interview with 2 members of a group near you, or write P.O. Box 50286, Minneapolis 55405 651-646-1970.

Gay Men's SAA • Tu, P.O. Box 50286, Minneapolis 55405 651-646-1970.

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA Augustine Fellowship) • P.O. Box 58138, Minneapolis MN 55458 651-649-4997.

Co-S.A. • For co-dependents of Sexual Addicts. No all-men's groups. Call 763-537-6904 to start one, PO Box 14537, Mpls 55414.

Survivors of Incest Anonymous (SIA) • Sa 10 a.m. & Tu 7 p.m. 2400 Blaisdell Ave. S., Box 8157, St. Paul, MN 55105. 651-766-0897 and 410-282-3400

Debtors Anonymous • 9 groups in Minnesota. Call 800-421-2383 or go to the website and click "Find a DA meeting". http://www.debtorsanonymous.org

Compulsive Gambling Minnesota • 24-hour Hotline 800-437-3641. http://www.lottery.state.mn.us/compgamb.html

Narcotics Anonymous Minnesota • Call 1-877-767-7676 or go to the website and click "Meeting List". http://www.naminnesota.org

Overeaters Anonymous • Monday, 7:00 p.m., First Congregational Church, 1913 Third Ave & Main St, Anoka, MN 55303. 763-537-0336. http://www.oa.org

Work Addicts Anonymous • M 6 p.m., Wells Fargo Bldg, 54th & Lyndale, Mpls; Wed noon, Fairview-University Medical Center, Riverside & 24th Ave S, Minneapolis 952-985-1368.


Support for Men: Miscellaneous Groups

The Aliveness Project • A Minneapolis social support center advocating on behalf of and providing direct services for persons living with HIV/AIDS. 730 E 38th St, Minneapolis, 55409 612-822-7946. www.aliveness.org

Concerned Persons of Sexual Assault/Abuse Survivor Groups • For family members, friends, spouses, or partners of people who have sexual assault/abuse issues in their lives. Also support groups for concerned persons who have ritualistic abuse of Dissociative Identity Disorder survivors in their lives. Sexual Violence Center of Hennepin County Groups are offered in different locations including Minneapolis Chaska, St. Louis Park and Brooklyn Center. 612-871-5100 ext. 19 for more information.

Citizen's Council Victim Services (crime victims) 612-340-5400.

Central Minnesota Gay and Bisexual Men's Group • 320-656-2583.

National Divorced Guys Group Divorced Guys, LLC group: www.meetup.com/thedivorcedguys/  (The Network) 952-738-1180.

First Unitarian Society (Unitarian, Humanist) • This spiritual community has proven itself to be a home & resource for members and visitors of all ages, genders and sexual orientations seeking a liberal and humanist spiritual environment. 900 Mt. Curve Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403 www.firstunitariansociety.org 612-377-6608.

Gay and Bisexual Father's Group • Mid-month meetings and monthly dinners at various Twin Cities locations. 612-874-6368.

Loyola Spirituality Center • An organization dedicated to helping people notice, name and respond to the experience of God in their lives, rooted in the mystical tradition of St. Ignatius of Loyola (1491 - 1556). 389 North Oxford Street, Saint Paul, MN 55104-4734 phone: 651/641-0008 x10 http://www.loyolaspiritualitycenter.org

Men's Anger Management • David Decker, the founder of the Men's Center Anger Management Program, has a resourceful website for anger management information, www.angeresources.com. Merriam Park Professional Building, 366 Prior Ave North, Suite 203, St. Paul, MN 55104. 612-725-8402.

Men's Awareness Group • Primarily a reading & discussion group, but informally an open support group. Mon., 7:30-9 p.m., First Unitarian Society Fireside Room, 900 Mt. Curve Ave. Minneapolis, 612-377-6608.

Men's Group • Issues include changing old patterns in relationships, dealing with anger and aggression, and building self-esteem. Ongoing, Tue. 6-8 p.m., Catholic Charities, 215 Old 6th St., St. Paul. 651-222-3001 www.ccspm.org

Men's Spirituality Group • Men seeking support and encouragement in their spiritual journeys are invited to attend the Mens Contemplative Spirituality Group that meets at the Benedictine Center the fourth Monday of every month. It has been in existence for five years and is led by David Sagula, PhD, a psychologist and retreat leader. The cost is a freewill offering. The Benedictine Center, 2675 Larpenteur Avenue East, Maplewood, MN 651-777-7251
www.stpaulsmonastery.org

Philanthrofund Foundation (also known as PFund) offers scholarships Recognizing Difference in Leadership & Service for GLBT students, students of GLBT families and students pursuing GLBT studies. FFI: 1409 Willow St #210, Minneapolis 55403 612-870-1806, info@PFundOnline.org www.philanthrofund.org.

Positive Images • M 7:30 p.m., drop-in support group for people with H.I.V. at MAP (Minnesota AIDS Project), 1400 Park Ave S, Minneapolis, 612-373-2437.

POS-Link • Peer Support for people with H.I.V. by people with H.I.V., M-Th 1-9 p.m., F 1-6 p.m., 612-373-2437, 1-800-248-2437.

P-FLAG (Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians And Gays) • Various support groups, P.O. Box 19290 Minneapolis, 55419. 612-825-1660. www.pflagtc.org/

Twin Cities Gay Men's Writers Group • Now meeting monthly at an appropriate,
prominent Minneapolis location. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tcgmwg/


"Men's Work" Organizations

Twin Cities Men's Center • Clearinghouse for all resources in the Twin Cities for men who are growing, changing, healing. Drop-in support groups, Anger Management classes, weekly presentations. Men Talk newsletter, $20/yr., Sun-F 7:30-9:30 p.m. 3249 Hennepin Ave., Suite 55, Minneapolis. www.tcmc.org E-mail: tcmc@tcmc.org; 612-822-5892.

The Mankind Project - Minnesota (formerly New Warrior–Minnesota) • To awaken men to be fully alive. Intense weekend of self-exploration, healing, ritual, experiential process and initiation for men. Also Boys-to-Men weekends. Followup integration groups; newsletter. P.O. Box 141018, Minneapolis, MN 55414. 1-888-533-3009. minnesota.mkp.org E-mail: minnesota@mkp.org


Men in Personal Development Organizations

Minnesota Men's Conference (Hidden Wine) • An organization dedicated to producing events for men doing mythological/poetic soul work. c/o Craig Ungerman 1-877-333-3136. www.hiddenwine.com

Minnesota Jung Association • Programs and Classes exploring applications of the psychology of Carl Jung. P.O. Box 14726, Minneapolis 55414 (Carondelet Center, 1890 Randolph Ave St. Paul) 651-644-4284.

National Story League • Help in organizing story telling groups. 90-year tradition. Northland Storytelling Group. Larry Johnson, 315 Georgia Ave. N., Golden Valley 55427. 763-546-1074 .


Men in Social Action Organizations

National Coalition of Free Men, Twin Cities Chapter • NCFM-TC examines the way sex discrimination affects men and boys and emphasizes a male-positive approach to the male experience. P. O. Box 582023, Minneapolis, MN 55458. ncfm-tc.8m.com E-mail: ncfm-tc-info@onelist.com 1-888-223-1280.

Sexual Harrassment Accusations • NCFM website, www.ncfm.org. Click on *Resources 1* (left-hand menu). Next, click on topic # 19 (right-hand menu), *False Accusations*. Read the discussion of Dean Tong and the work he does. Also, call the NCFM Men's Resources Hotline at 631-476-7633 leave a message for Tom, our counselor.

R-KIDS (Remember Kids in Divorce Settlement) • Divorce reform on custody, visitation issues; looking for people committed to long-term reform in Minnesota divorce law. P.O. Box 24658, Edina 55424. 651-770-6164. www.r-kids.org

Rainbow Families • building a strong community for lesbian, gay, bisexual an transgender parents and their children and transforming the institutions that affect our lives through advocacy and public education. 310 E 38th St, #204, Minneapolis, 55409 612-370-6651.

Minnesota Men of Color • United to celebrate our cultural and sexual identities. Monthly meetings 3rd Wed evenings, 1433 E. Franklin Ave #12, Minneapolis 55404. 612-871-1788.

Minnesota Veterans for Peace • works to affirm our greater responsibility to serve the cause of world peace by utilizing non-violent means and democratic practices. 310 E 38th St #224A, Minneapolis, MN 55409. 612-821-9141. www.twincitiesvfp.org

U. of Minnesota Queer Men • Focus on support, networking, social, health, educational, and spiritual issues; sponsors guest speakers. Meets Thurs., 6:00-7:30 p.m., Coffman Union. 306, Coffman Memorial Union, 300 SE Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55455. 612-626-2344.

Friends for a Non-Violent World (FNVW) • works through education, example, and experiences in non-violent living, to build a world where all people can speak truth to power, practice alternatives to violence, gain strength from community, and act in a spirit of cooperation to work for peace and justice. 1050 Selby Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104. 651-917-0383. www.fnvw.org


Local Dads and Children Organizations

Adventures in Fathering • A non-profit organization designing events, classes and groups to help fathers with their children. Jon Harper, Director, 4076 Hampshire Av N, Crystal, MN 55427, 763-531-9267.

Children Are People Support Groups • For children age 5 to 12 who are affected by chemically-dependent adults. Art, music, play, and discussion are ways children learn about self-esteem, decision-making, & chemical dependency. Some groups also provide family-esteem programs for adult caregivers of participating children. Sliding fee scale. Call Karen, 651-490-9257.

Dads Make a Difference • is a University of Minnesota Extension service to train older teenage teachers to be role models and communicators to younger, middle-school ages boys and girls in the responsibilities of parenthood. The result is that the youth are more planful about their futures--for boys when they are going to be fathers--to be responsible for their kids. 275 Syndicate St N , St. Paul 55104. 651-222-1622. www.dadsmakeadifference.org

Fathers First! • Offers services to fathers or expectant fathers of all ages: parenting education, resource referral, paternity establishment, parenting time facilitations, supervision, paternity seminars, anger management, counseling, employment and housing assistance, home studies and parenting evaluations. Steve Onell, Director, 612-384-7078 E-mail: sonell@arcstp.org.

For a Father and His Baby • 3-session program provides fathers with basic skills in baby care and an understanding of their role in the child's development during the first months of life. Sessions every season on Sat., 9-10:30 a.m. or 11:30-1 p.m., $20 in advance. To register, Rick Bell 651-659-9877.

Minnesota Fathers and Families Network • builds the profession of fatherhood practitioners and other family support service providers, increases public awareness of fatherhood involvement, and strengthens Minnesota’s families through the increased involvement of fathers in the lives of children. 161 Saint Anthony Avenue, Suite 845. St Paul, MN 55103, 661-222-7432. www.mnfathers.org

Minnesota Dads at Home • MDAH's mission to Connect At-Home Dads and their Kids to Play and Learn. We provide weekly playgroups, monthly dads night out, various fieldtrip and family functions, our monthly newsletter and our website. P.O. Box 130572, St. Paul, MN 55113, 612-414-3930. www.mdah.org

Minneapolis FATHER Project • fosters actions to help earnings and responsibility, educational assistance in basic living needs, and peer support. 2901 N 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN 55411. 612-588-5935.

MELD for Young Dads • For young fathers 15-25 with children birth-3 years providing information for Early Learning Development. 123 N 3rd St., Minneapolis, MN 55401, 612-332-7563.

Men in Child Care Project • A nationally recognized organization of men who work in child care. Bryan Gerard Nelson 612-724-3430.

National Center for Fathering, Twin Cities • The local chapter of the Kansas City-based center. Chuck Aycock, 5353 Wayzata Blvd, Suite 403, Minneapolis, MN 55446. 763-544-4936.

Parent Warmline • parenting concerns. 612-813-6336.

Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota • Committed to prevent child abuse and neglect by promoting positive parenting, healthy families, and homes where children are valued and loved. FSN is parent-focused and value-centered & acts upon those values. www.familysupport.org

Resource Center for Fathers and Families • provides resources that will help men become better parents and better parenting partners regardless of marital status, prevent violence, and provide the model that all children deserve. Anger groups, parent education classes, family law seminars, support groups, relationship classes, information and referral.
Blaine: Human Service Bldg, 1201 NE 89th Ave, Suite 305, Blaine, MN 55434, 763-783-4938
Hopkins: Hopkins Area Resource Center, 915 Main St., Hopkins, MN 55343, 952-988-5357
Minneapolis: 430 Oak Grove St. B-5, Minneapolis, 55403, 612-874-1509.
Saint Paul: Ronald Hubb Center, 1030 University Avenue West, Suite 160, North St. Paul, MN 55104, 651-290-4785
Burnsville: 952-997-4816
Crystal: Thorson Family Resource Rm., 7323 58th Avenue No., Suite 113, Crystal, MN 55428, 763-783-4938
www.resourcesforfathers.org

St. Paul Urban League's Fathers & Family Initiative Project • Regular workshops on Child Support, Anger Management, Law Clinics. Workforce Development Center, 494 Sibley St, St. Paul, MN 55101, 651-228-3292.

Urban Ventures Center for Fathering • provide programs for fathers and their children in the inner city. Mark-Peter Lundquist, 3041 4th Ave S., Minneapolis 55408. 612-822-0802, 612-822-1628.


Twin Cities Media

Fresh-Fruit Radio • Good gay radio for Twin Cities: music, news, community info, interviews, film, theatre, dance reviews. Thur. 7:00-8:00 p.m., Leigh Combs, KFAI, 90.3 FM & 106.7 FM. 612-341-3144. http://www.kfai.org/freshfruit

Voice of Minnesota AM 950 • Voice of Minnesota features a variety of shows in the Talk radio and Nes format with a progressive focus, including a positive angle on men's issues http://www.am950radio.com

MinnPost A progressive online-only newspaper dedicated to a Minnesota focus with quality journalism. http://www.minnpost.com


Twin Cities Journals

Men Talk Bi-Monthly newsletter of the Twin Cities Men's Center, 3249 Hennepin Ave., Suite 55, Minneapolis 55408 www.tcmc.org 612-822-5892, $20/yr.

Inroads Online A Community for men seeking soul. Online blog for mythology, stories and poetry for men's work in the tradition of Robert Bly and the Minnesota Men's Conferences. Tony Signorelli, editor. www.inroadsonline.com

The Times for Fathers and Families Quarterly newsletter of the Resource Center for Fathers and Families. $20/yr to RCFF, 1201 NE 89th Ave, Suite 305, Blaine, MN 55434. www.resourcesforfathers.org 763-783-4938.

Dragonsmoke Quarterly newsletter of the Ally Press Center edited by Thomas R. Smith focussing on mythopoetice men's news and publications. $15/yr to Ally Press Center, 524 Orleans St. St. Paul, MN 55107. 651-291-2652 or 1-800-729-3002.

The Phoenix For people actively working on their physical, mental, emotional & spiritual well-being & health recovery monthly. Sub. $15/year. 447 Marshall Ave #4 St. Paul 55102. 651-291-2691. http://www.thephoenixspirit.com

The Edge Monthly journal of personal growth, integrative healing and global transformation in the Twin Cities. PO Box 25543, Woodbury, MN 55125, www.edgelife.net 651-578-8969, $29/yr.

Lavender Bi-weekly journal of news ,culture & leisure for the Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Trans-gender Community. 2344 Nicollet Ave., Suite 130, Minneapolis 55404. www.lavendermagazine.com 612-871-2237.

Minnesota Parent Eclectic journal of family living, parenting & kids classes, events calendar. 1750 Yankee Doodle Rd #108, Eagan, MN 55121. 651-454-6577. $14/yr. www.mnparent.com

The Circle Monthly journal with news from a Native American perspective. Minneapolis Native American Center, 1530 E. Franklin Av, Mpls 55404 612-879-1760. www.thecirclenews.org

The Liberator Divorce rights monthly newsletter. Sub. $24/year. Route 6, 17854 Lyons St., Forest Lake, MN 55025. www.mensdefense.org


Twin Cities Reference Resources

Ally Press Center • Men's mythopoetic (Robert Bly) mail-order for books, tapes, CD's, videos. 524 Orleans St, St. Paul 55107. 651-291-2652 or 1-800-729-3002 www.allypress.com

Hennepin County Library • The county library has access to vast indexes cataloging information on men's issues, health, and related issues. There are over 200 entries on the subject of men at 22 locations. 612-541-8543 http://www.hclib.org

Quatrefoil Library • A gay/lesbian archive, library, and resource center for the Upper Midwest. A Minnesota non-profit corporation; seeks contributions. More than 6,000 volumes. 1619 Dayton Ave., St. Paul 55105. 651-641-0969 www.quatrefoillibrary.org


Bookstores with Men's Studies Sections

Barnes and Noble Bookstore • 3260 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, MN 55416, 612-922-3238. www.bn.com

The Book House • 429 SE 14 Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55414 612-331-1430. www.bookhouseindinkytown.com

Booksmart • 1300 West Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55408, 612-823-5612 www.abebooks.com

Evenstar Bookstore • 777 Raymond Ave, St Paul, MN 55114, 651-644-3727.

Half-Price Books • 2041 Ford Pkwy., St. Paul, MN 55116, 651-699-1391; 5011 Excelsior Blvd, St. Louis Pk, MN 55416, 952-922-2414;1731-A Beam Ave, Maplewood, MN 55124. 651-773-0631; 7600 150th St., Apple Valley, MN 55124, 952-431-0749. www.hpb.com

Luther NW Theological Seminary • 1501 Fulham St., St. Paul, MN 55114, 651-641-3440.

Magers & Quinn • 3038 Hennepin Av., Minneapolis, MN 55408, 612-822-4611. www.magersandquinn.com

Micawber's Books • 2238 Carter Ave, Saint Paul, 55108 651-646-5506. www.micawbers.com

St. Martin's Table • 2001 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454, 612-339-3920.

University of Minnesota Book Center • 231 SE Pillsbury Dr, Minneapolis, MN 55455, 612-626-0559. www.bookstores.umn.edu


Men's Health

Red Door Clinic • a free, confidential AIDS testing service of Hennepin County Medical Center, 525 Portland Ave S., Minneapolis 612-348-6363. www.reddoorclinic.org

Institute for Men's Health and Well-Being • Empowering men into the vibrant well-being of intellectual awareness, physical excellence, emotional expression, and spiritual connection. Men are supported individually, limited attitudes challenged, taught practical skills and shown healthy examples. 2000 Aldrich Ave S., Minneapolis 55404. 612-588-8984. www.consciousbody.info

RESOLVE • Non-profit, infertility education/ information, support, and referral. Infertility and Adoption Resource Center. www.resolve.org

Men Alive • Resources for Living Long and Well, Men's Health and Male Menopause by Jed Diamond. www.menalive.com

Men's Health Network • A national informational and educational organization recognizing Men's Health as a specific social concern. www.menshealthnetwork.org

Men's Health • An online magazine with a range of resources, games, surveys, quizzes, ask the sex doc, workouts, and more. www.menshealth.com

Online Health Resources • A directory of Health Resources related websites http://www.onlinehealthresources.com/Resources/

Leave the Pack Behind • Comprehensive, age-tailored, tobacco control initiative for young adults on post-secondary campuses. Friends of smokers who have quit: resources, research, and more. Brock University, Ontario Canada +1-905-688-5550 x4992 www.leavethepackbehind.org


Men's Resources in Greater Minnesota

The Mankind Project - Minnesota • To awaken men to be fully alive. Intense weekend of self-exploration, healing, ritual, experiential process and initiation for men. 1-888-533-3009. minnesota.mkp.org

MN Domestic Abuse Project (DAP) • Community Intervention Projects cooperate with police, courts, battered-women's shelters, counseling services on domestic abuse. Men in Violent Relationships 24-Hour Hotline. 1-800-793-5975 www.mndap.org

Northfield Area Gay Support Group Potluck • Social Group in the Northfield/Cannon Falls Area. 507-663-6037

Northland Gay Men's Center (Duluth) • provide information, referral and support in an atmosphere of caring, openness and tolerance of diversity for all persons of our region regardless of sexual orientation or identity. N. 2nd Ave. E., Suite 309, Duluth, MN 55802. 218-722-8585. http://sites.google.com/site/ngmcduluth/

Rural AIDS Action Network (RAAN) • organizes, develops and sustains caring volunteer communities that serve and support persons living with, affected by, or at risk for HIV/AIDS in the rural Midwest. 208 Second Street NE, Little Falls, MN 56345. 320-631-0404, 1-800-966-9735. www.raan.org

Rochester MN Counseling and Anger Management • List of couselling resources in the Rochester area
http://angermanagement.iaf.net/s/rochester,MN.html

Rochester Drug Rehab and Alcohol Addiction • Treatment Information 1-866-845-8975

Rochester MN Couples Therapy • marriage counseling in Rochester, Minnesota. Office: 322 Elton Hills Drive NW, Rochester, MN 55901, 507-259-8107
http://www.rochestermarriagecounseling.com/

Rochester/Southern Minnesota PFLAG • PO Box 6302, Rochester, MN 55903-6302. 507-282-0484
http://www.outfront.org/resources/organizations/pflag

Rochester Gay Lesbian Youth Services • PO Box 91 Rochester MN 55903, 507-289-6329

Rochester Gay & Lesbian Community Services • GLBT Community Organization in Rochester. 507-281-3265
www.glcsmn.org

St. Cloud MN Men’s Anger Management Classes • St. Cloud Hospital Behavioral Health Education, (320) 229-3760. http://www.centracare.com/hospitals/sch/services/behavioral/index.html

St. Cloud State University Men's Perspectives Group • A weekly group for men that attempts to reach beyond common stereotypes and designed to help men support and challenge themselves, generate new ways of communicating and coping with personal concerns, and build on friendships and relationships with women and other men. Men can gain strength, insight, and confidence from the openness and honesty of real communication with other guys. Themes include: defining one's masculinity, relating to women, stress, family, work and career, self esteem, anxiety and shyness, and mood and anger. A brief individual screening is necessary to join the group. Please contact Dr. Steve Jenkins if you are interested. 320-308-3171
http://www.stcloudstate.edu/counseling/groups.asp

Winona Counseling Associates, LLC • 111 Market Street, Suite 4A, Winona, MN 55987, 507-452-5033
http://www.winonacounseling.com/groups_and_classes.shtml

(Winona) Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center • 166 Main Street, Winona, MN 55987, 507-454-4341 or 1-800-657-6777
http://www.hvmhc.org/main_services.html


Men's Resources outside Minnesota

Anger Class Online • Dr. Ari Novick, licensed psychotherapist, anger management expert, and the Clinical Director for Anger Class Online. www.AngerClassOnline.com

Boys and Men Healing • New documentary about the impact of boyhood child sexual abuse on the individual and society, and the importance of healing and speaking out. www.bigvoicepictures.com

East Bay Men's Network • in California has detailed information on Men's Support Groups. http://themenscenter.com/ebmn/

Everyman • A thick, general men's issues journal published bi-monthly. P.O. Box 4617, Sta E, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5H8 Canada. $15/yr. 613-/832-2284. www.everyman.org

From One Brother to Another • Feel free to use the song as a musical tool to reinforce the messages underlying your program (for psycho-educational purposes only). Words and music by Dr. BLT ©2006. Bruce L. Thiessen, Ph.D., aka Dr. BLT 661-633-5110 x 283
http://www.drblt.com/music/onebrother.mp3

Gay Yellow Pages • USA/Canada GLBT Directory since 1973. Gayellow Pages is published by Renaissance House, P.O. Box 533 Village Station, New York, NY 10014-0533. 212-674-0120; FAX 212-420-1126; E-mail: gayellowpages@earthlink.net gayellowpages.com

Journal of Men's Studies • Scholarly quarterly for academic audiences by the Men's Studies Association. Men's Studies Press, P.O. Box 32, Harriman, TN 37748. $20/yr. 423-369-2375. www.mensstudies.com

The Mankind Project (formerly New Warrior Network) • Men leading lives of integrity and connection to feeling. www.mkp.org E-mail: moreinfo@mkp.org.

Men's Affirmative Network • Their mission is to assist men in finding male positive resources, information, and support.  We seek to empower men to lead healthy, productive and fulfilling lives.  They maintain a list of state and national resources for men. http://themenscenter.com/

Men's Resource Center of Northern New Mexico • mission: "supporting men and healing the violence in men's lives." 6399 NDCBU Taos, NM 87571 505-/758-9066.

Men's Resource Center for Change • Mission: to support men, challenge men's violence, and develop men's leadership in ending oppression in ourselves, our families, and our communities. Our programs support men to overcome the damaging effects of rigid and stereotyped masculinity, and simultaneously confront men's patterns of personal and societal violence and abuse toward women, children, and other men. 236 No. Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002, 413/253-9887 and 29 Howard Street, Springfield, MA 01105. 413-734-3438. www.mrcforchange.org

Men's International Peace Exchange (MIPE) • Building a community of support; changing a culture; Peace between Men and Women. P.O. Box 36, Swarthmore, PA 19081. 610-892-8178. www.peaceexchange.org

Men's Studies News • Journal of the American Men's Studies Association, 43 Gina Meadows, E. Amherst, NY 14051 716-689-4947 and 382 West Coyote Lane SE Albuquerque, NM 87123. 505-323-2386. www.mensstudies.org

MenSTUFF: The National Men's Resource Center • Serving men since 1982. Over 109 megabytes of information for men: thousands of on-site men's book reviews & covers, men's resources and hyperlinks and hundreds of men's issues, events, periodicals and groups covering a diverse men's community (men's rights, mythopoetic, pro-feminist, recovery, re-evaluation counseling, and religious). Daily E-mail message. menstuff@menstuff.org Box 800-W, San Anselmo, CA 94979. www.menstuff.org

MenWEB • www.menweb.org A web site with numerous articles and resources maintained as a labor of love by Bert Hoff, formerly of Seattle Men's Evolvement Network (M.E.N. Magazine).

The Tracking Project • Newsletter of The Tracking Project, a native cultures' wisdom group, Box 266 Corrales, NM 87048 505-898-6967. $25/yr. www.thetrackingproject.org

West Michigan Men's Center • 1367 N. 26th St., Kalamazoo, MI 49048 offers a Monday Night Men's Group.

Wingspan • Semi-annual Journal (soon to be web-only) of the Male Spirit; articles, poetry, soulwork, calendar, men's event profiles, leader interviews. Request subscriptions or bundles of 50 for distribution from Wingspan, c/o Karl Larson, Honeycreek, P.O. Box 265, North Lake, WI 53064 414-695-8815. Media and editorial inquiries to Chris Harding: 617-282-3521. $ donation.

Men's Activism • website for men's rights and gender fairness news and information. http://news.mensactivism.org/

Transitions • Bi-monthly newsletter of the National Coalition of Free Men, a national men's-rights organization. Box 129, Manhasset, NY 11030. $30/yr. www.ncfm.org

Bisexual Resource Center (BRC) • maintains the 304-page Bisexual Resource Guidewhich includes contact listings for every known bisexual and bi-inclusive group around the world (over 2100 groups), a comprehensive collection of resources from over 49 countries and extensive feature articles on bisexuality, a bibliography listing bisexual books, and listings of films with bisexual characters. The Guide also contains listings of upcoming conferences, safer sex information, and other valuable information for bisexuals. http://www.biresource.net

Brother • Tri-annual newsletter of the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS); advocates a pro-feminist, gay-affirmative perspective. PO Box 455, Louisville, CO 80027. 303-666-7043. $50/year. www.nomas.org

National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers • Offers a referral service that provides the names of doctors, lawyers and advocates who are educated about the functions of the foreskin and the medical, ethical and legal reasons that the sexual organs of children should be left intact. Disseminates educational material, provides instruction, and shares research findings with parents, health-care professionals, lawyers, legislators and other concerned individuals. P.O. Box 2512, San Anselmo, CA 94979 415-488-9883 www.nocirc.org

National Organization to Halt the Abuse and Routine Mutilation of Males (NOHARMM) • Men opposed to infant circumcision in defense of children's rights. P.O. Box 460795 San Francisco, CA 94146. 415/826-9351 www.noharmm.org

M.E.N. Magazine • Monthly Journal of the Seattle Men's Evolvement Network, with interviews, book reviews, articles, editorials, events calendar, stories, poetry & gender politics. 4649 Sunnyside Ave N., #220, Seattle, WA 98103 206-545-3736 $20/yr.

NetWORK • Quarterly newsletter of the National Congress for Fathers and Children, the longest continuously operating U.S. Fathers Rights and Divorce Reform. 9454 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 907, Beverly Hills CA 90212 310/247 6051. $75/year. , 1-800-SEE-DADS www.ncfc.net

Full-Time Dads • Newsletter/network for fathers who are primary caregivers for their children. Encourages growth, support, discussion, resource sharing, and fellowship. 193 Shelley Avenue Elizabeth, NJ 07208 908-355-9722 www.fathersworld.com/fulltimedad

Fathers World • an online magazine for men with families. www.fathersworld.com

National Center for Fathering • Develops practical resources for dads in nearly every fathering situation. For all men who seek to be better fathers and father -figures.P.O. Box 413888, Kansas City, MO 64141,1-800-593-DADS. www.fathers.com

National Fathers' Resource Center (NFRC) • Provides the community with fathering information, education, support, and prevention programs focused on positive parenting. www.fathers4kids.com

S.P.A.R.C. Custody Reform • a national fathers rights organization committed to custody reform http://deltabravo.net/