Below you’ll find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. But if you’d like to know more, please don’t hesitate to contact us at

  • Why do you work with boys and young men?

    As many Australian men struggle with poor mental health, men across our communities are being harmed by outdated systems of masculinity.Read More

  • Why isn’t there a “Woman Cave”?

    We're often asked about why we don't run programs for girls and young women. As our name suggests, The Man Cave's focus is on addressing the specific experiences and pressures faced by the majority of adolescent Australian boys.Read More

  • What are your facilitators’ qualifications?

    Man Cave takes the training of all program facilitators, who are bound by our Child Safety Policy and the National and State-based child safety laws and regulations in which we operate, extremely seriously.Read More

  • What keeps the boys safe in our programs?

    Each of our facilitators has undertaken mandatory child protection and safety training conducted by the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, as well as an ongoing professional development program designed by some of Australia's leading youth work experts. Read More

  • Do you run programs outside of Victoria or Australia?

    Our focus is on impact over scale, and as we are based in Victoria, Australia, this is where we deliver the majority of our work. Read More

  • Do you deliver one-on-one counseling for young men?

    The short answer is no. We only run facilitated workshops through schools and sporting clubs and do not conduct private one-on-one workshops, counseling or therapy.Read More

  • How do I help someone who I know is struggling with mental health challenges?

    ReachOut is an excellent hub of resources and links to specialist and generalist services throughout Australia.Read More

  • Do you work in primary schools?

    No. Read More