Introduction to MESA

MESA is a registered charitable organization, established in 1994, whose main objective is to help families, fathers and children caught in the turmoil of domestic crisis. We are a group of Men and Women in the community whose aims are to make available the emotional resources and legal referrals Men require during a family breakdown.

MESA believes that the interests of all children are best served by having both parents able to participate fully in their lives, even after divorce or separation, within the concept of Equal Parenting. MESA provides support to fathers and non-custodial parents who are affected by the consequences of family breakdown.

A prevailing experience among Fathers today is that fair and balanced outcomes involving the law are difficult to attain. More…

Father’s World WebRing

The Government of Canada introduced Bill C-78 an Act to amend the Divorce Act, neglecting to introduce or consider a presumption of Equal Shared Parenting (ESP) as a fundamental solution, in the best interest of children, to many divorce and separation issues. Call or write your MP to support an amendment to the Divorce Act to include a presumption of Equal Shared Parenting concept.


 attachment and parenting time for children under three years of age
William fabricius 
Department of psychology, arizona state university

Our Commitment

Committed to the Education and Support of Fathers

Peer Support

MESA’s peer support program assists parents who are experiencing a separation, divorce or domestic violence issues.

Counselling referrals

educational seminar program

Parent child Access center

MESA offers a program, called the Parent-Child Access Centre to support non-custodial parents in obtaining regular access to their children.