Mens Information and Support Association Inc.

Vision and Mission

Vision

Men are empowered to actively participate in building and sustaining their personal mental health and well-being to enable healthy relationships, families, workplaces and communities.

Mission

To provide proactive male-focused support services that strengthen relationships and increase hope for men wanting to build their capacity to positively contribute to their families, workplaces and communities. MISA places the client at the centre of the decision making process. 

To influence policy settings and community attitudes affecting men’s health and wellbeing by promoting and emphasizing the positive impact and unique value of men’s active role in society. 

Supporting men with an evidence-based service model and the development of new innovative evidence-based approaches of support.

Values

Hope: We provide hope to men in the community by providing judgement-free, male-centric and future-focused services.

Compassion: We interact with care and concern to create respectful relationships and promote inclusiveness.

Accountability: We encourage individual and joint accountability as all participants work towards beneficial outcomes.

Courage: We staunchly celebrate and promote the positive role that men can play in family, employment and community settings.

Leadership: We continually innovate and adapt our approaches based on evidence to support men, and use this knowledge to influence public policy and community attitudes.

Integrity: We are open and transparent in our conduct and strive to earn and maintain the trust of our clients, volunteers, staff, supporters and regulators.

Responsibility: We act with diligence to faithfully honour our legal and ethical responsibilities and are accountable for our actions and decisions.