How to
Get Involved

Our Programs

Stand Up and Speak Out.
Prevention programs developed to educate youth on gender-based violence and how they can be mentors in their schools and communities. 

Be an Ally
A call-to-action online campaign. Take your #firststepfirstchange towards ending gender-based violence, by taking your online oath.


GBV Prevention Training
Make change in your community by organizing gender-based violence prevention training. Training focusses on recognizing GBV and teaching safe ways to intervene. 

What you can do

As a community, we must come together in new ways to end gender-based violence. Here are some ways YOU can help:


MentorAction continues their work without funding and requires your help – whether through financial donation or volunteer hours. Please contact us to find out more or click on the link below to donate.

Be an advocate

Stand Up and Speak Out against gender-based violence. Be an advocate for women, and be more than a bystander. Through education, awareness and resources, we can end gender-based violence together.


MentorAction has various programs to get everyone involved in ending gender-based violence. Through our Steel City Ally program, Community Leader Program, and other opportunities, our volunteers learn the skills to be a role model in the community and lead by example.

Upcoming Events

National Volunteer Month – Thank You!

National Volunteer Month – Thank You!

April is National Volunteer Month and across Canada we celebrate the dedication and contributions of volunteers. Each day, countless people make the decision to volunteer in their community. People volunteer for many different reasons and there are certainly lots of...

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International Day of Pink

International Day of Pink

International Day of Pink falls on April 14, this year. Everyone is encouraged to wear a pink shirt and stand in solidarity with the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. The 2SLGBTQIA+ community is not immune to discrimination, bullying, harassment and violence. From an...

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Steel City Allies – A Community Campaign

Steel City Allies – A Community Campaign

The Steel City Ally Community Campaign calls upon allies to end gender-based violence. Through an online promise (or pledge), allies can take their #firststepfirstchange. This is a call to action to end gender-based violence. In Canada, a woman or girl is killed every...

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