Family Drug Support Australia
Support Line: 1300 368 186
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FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS

 


FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS  - September 2017 - December 2017

Non-religious, open meetings for family members affected by drugs and alcohol. 

Open to anyone & providing opportunities to talk & listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment. 

Please phone facilitator (listed below) to check on dates, prior to attending.

General enquiries: FDS Head Office 02) 4782 9222

NOTE:  MEETINGS ARE NOT HELD ON PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

No support meetings in your area? Check out the new FDS Online video resource here:

http://www.fdsonline.org.au/

FDS Support Groups:

NSW - Burwood........................................................................................................................................... Every Monday*
 
****There will be no meeting Oct 2nd due to Labour day public holiday ****
 
 
Burwood Council Library (Upstairs meeting room), 2 Conder St, Burwood                                                                                     (7pm – 9pm)
 
Enquiries: Janet 0414 531 272 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222
 
NSW - Byron Bay....................................**This meeting is cancelled until further notice. You can call Margaret on 0427 857 092 to arrange a convenient time for 1 on 1 support**
 

NSW – Campbelltown........................................................1st Monday of the month: 6th November, 4th December

 

Odyssey House, Suite 1, 15 – 23 Dumarsq St, Campbelltown                                                             (6pm - 8pm)

 

Enquiries:  Julie 0400 113 422 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222

NSW – Chatswood......................... 2nd Wednesday of the month: 11th October, 8th November, 13th December

 

Chatswood Youth centre, 64 Albert Avenue, Chatswood

Parking is available directly behind the Centre or in Westfield Car Park                                             (6pm - 8pm)

 

Enquiries:  Ann 0478 317 399 or Julie 0400 113 422

NSW - Coffs Harbour....................................1st & 3rd Monday of the month: 16th October, 6th & 20th November,

4th & 18 December

**Please note the new venue for this meeting**

Early Childhood Centre, 29 Park Ave, Coffs Harbour                                                                            (7pm – 9pm)

Enquiries: Theo 0402 604 354 or Joy 0448 526 280

NSW – Hornsby...................................... 2nd Monday of the month: 9th October, 13th November, 11th December

Hornsby Uniting Church, 24 Williams St (Corner of Frederick), Hornsby                                            (6pm - 8pm)

 

Enquiries:  Julie 0400 113 422 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222

NSW - Manly Vale................................................................ 4th Monday of the month: 23rd October, 27th November
*There will be no meeting in December due to Xmas holidays*
 
Pioneer Clubhouse, 2 Quirk Rd, Manly Vale,
Enter from Quirk Rd off Balgowlah Rd                                                                                                     (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries:  Julie 0400 113 422 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222
NSW - Mt Druitt............................... 3rd Wednesday of the month: 18th October, 15th November, 20th December
 
The Street University, Ted Noffs Foundation, Level 1 (upstairs), 11 Cleeve Close Mt Druitt
Enter from Dawson Mall near Westfields. Entrance is 2 doors down from Commonwealth Bank on the corner. 
Park in the shopping area near the bus depot, or at Westfields                                                           (6pm - 8pm)
 
 
Enquiries:  Julie 0400 113 422 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222

NSW –  Newcastle........................ 4th Wednesday of the month: 27th September, 25th October, 22nd November

*There will be no meeting in December due to Xmas holidays*

Adamstown Uniting Church, 228 Brunker Rd, Adamstown                                                                   (6pm - 8pm)

Enter through the gate at the back of the church from Glebe Rd

Enquiries:  Julie 0400 113 422 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222

NSW –  Orange.................................... 3rd Thursday of the month: 19th October, 16th November, 21st December

The Home and Community Centre (HAAC), 286 Lorde Place, Orange                                              (6pm - 8pm)

Enquiries:  Julie 0400 113 422 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222

NSW – Parramatta....................... This group is no longer running. A new group is opening soon in Merrylands.

Please contact Julie on 0400 113 422 for details.

NSW - Penrith......................................... 2nd Tuesday of the month: 10th October, 14th November, 12th December
 
Salvation Army, 223 High St, Penrith.  
Entry and parking directly behind the building, next to Aldi                                                                    (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries:  Julie 0400 113 422 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222
NSW - Port Macquarie.............................. 1st and 3rd Monday of the month: 16th October, 6th & 20th November, 
4th & 18th December
 
Port Macquarie Neighbourhood Centre, Corner Dodd & Muston Sts, Port Macquarie                      (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries:  Pam 0438 994 269
NSW - Randwick.. Wednesday every fortnight: 4th & 18th October, 1st, 15th & 29th November, 13th December
 
The Old Post Office, 206A Alison Rd, Randwick (Cnr of Avoca St). 
Enter via the car park. Street parking available                                                                                       (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries:  Raewyn 0412 113 323 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222

NSW – San Remo..................................This group is no longer running. A new group will open soon in Gosford

Please contact Julie on 0400 113 422 for details.

NSW – Sutherland.................................. 3rd Monday of the month: 16th October, 20th November, 18th December

 

Sutherland Uniting Church, Corner of Flora & Merton Streets, Sutherland                                           (6pm - 8pm)

 

Enquiries:  Beth 0416 078 209 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222

NSW – Wollongong................................. 1st Wednesday of the month: 4th October, 1st November, 6th December

 

The Orana Centre, 2 Rawson St, Wollongong                                                                                       (6pm - 8pm)

 

Enquiries:  Julie 0400 113 422 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222

SA – Barossa Valley............................................................................. Monday monthly: 23rd October, 20th November
*There will be no meeting in December due to Xmas holidays*
 
St Jakobi's Lutheran Church, Lyndoch Valley Way, Lyndoch                                                                (6pm - 8pm)

Enquiries: Kath 0401 732 129 or Simon (Southern Barossa Alliance) 0439 509 207                  
SA – Hallett Cove.. Wednesday every fortnight: 4th & 18th October, 1st, 15th & 29th November, 13th December
 
Hallet Cove Baptist Church, 1 Ramrod Avenue, Hallet Cove                                                               (7pm - 9pm)

Enquiries: Kath 0401 732 129                  

SA – Leabrook........... Wednesday every fortnight: 27th September, 11th & 25th October, 8th & 22nd November,

6th December

Knightsbridge Baptist Church Hall, 455 Glynburn Rd, Leabrook                                                        (7pm - 9pm)

Enquiries: Kath 0401 732 129   

SA – Woodville................... Monday every fortnight: 16th & 30th October, 13th & 27th November, 11th December

St Margaret's Anglican Church Hall, 45 Woodville Rd, Woodville (Cnr of Port Rd)                          (7pm - 9pm)

Enquiries: Kath 0401 732 129                                                             

QLD – Caboolture ........................................................... 2nd Wednesday of the month: 11th October, 8th November,

13th December 

Street University, 29 - 31 King St, Caboolture                                                                                      (6:30pm – 8:30pm)

(Next to the printing shop at the corner of Beerburrum Rd)

Enquiries: Chrissie 0484 002 181 or Head office 02) 4782 9222          
 

QLD – Ferny Hills..................................... 2nd Monday of the month: 9th October, 13th November, 11th December

Girl Guides Hall, Wahminda Park, Baden Lane, Ferny Hills                                                                (7pm – 9pm)

Enquiries: Krystal 0484 002 178 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222                             

QLD – Ipswich....................................... 3rd Thursday of the month: 19th October, 16th November, 21st December

EACH, 24 East St, Ipswich (rear parking access via Wharf Street)                                                  (6:30pm – 8:30pm)

Enquiries: Dom 0419 689 857 or Head office 02) 4782 9222 

QLD – Maroochydore...................... 3rd Wednesday of the month: 18th October, 15th November, 20th December

Community Focus 3/2 Ann-Maree Cl, Maroochydore                                                                          (7pm – 9pm)

Enquiries: Sue or Barry 0419 020 603 or Head Office 02 4782 9222

QLD - Nerang........... 1st & 3rd Monday of the month: 16th October, 6th & 20th November, 4th & 18th December

Girl Guides Hall, 40 Ferry St Nerang                                                                                                      (7pm – 9pm)

Enquiries: Devushka 0484 000 806         

QLD – Paddington.................................................................1st Monday of the month: 6th November, 4th December

Paddington Hall Annexe, 10 Moreton St, Paddington QLD                                                                 (7pm – 9pm)

Enquiries: Krystal 0484 002 178 or Head office 02) 4782 9222 

QLD – Redland Bay.......................... Last Tuesday of the month: 26th September, 31st October, 28th November

*There will be no meeting in December due to Xmas holidays*

The Cage Community Centre, 882 German Church Road, Redland Bay                                         (7pm – 9pm)

Enquiries: Devushka 0484 000 806 or Head office 02) 4782 9222                             
QLD – Zillmere...................................... 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month: 3rd & 17th October, 7th & 21st November,
5th & 19th December
 
Zillmere PCYC, 340 Zillmere Rd, Zillmere (The meeting room is toward the back of the club)      (6:30pm – 8:30pm)
Enquiries: Emily 0407 743 033 or Head office 02) 4782 9222     
 

VIC  - Bendigo..................... Once a month - Wednesday evenings: 11th October, 8th November, 6th December

Venue:  Olinda Centre, 8 Olinda Street, Bendigo                                                                                (7pm – 9pm)

Enquiries:  Debbie 0448 177 083                                                    

VIC  - Chadstone......... Thursday every fortnight: 28th September, 12th & 26th October, 9th & 23rd November,
7th & 21st December
 

Link Health and Community – 94 Batesford Rd, Chadstone                                                              (6pm – 8pm)

Enter the park off Batesford Rd opposite Woonah St

Enquiries: Debbie 0448 177 083 

VIC - Ferntree Gully............................. Tuesday every fortnight: 3rd, 17th & 31st October, 14th & 28th November,
12th December
 
KNOX Community Health service, 1063 Burwood Hwy, Ferntree Gully                                            (6.30pm - 8.30pm)
 
Enquiries:  Kelly 0431 993 621 or Debbie 0448 177 083
VIC - Footscray..... Thursday every fortnight: 5th & 19th October, 2nd, 16th & 30th November, 14th December
 
 
Co-Health Building, 215 Nicholson St, Footscray                                                               (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries: Debbie 0448 177 083  or Anne 0408 384 518
VIC - Frankston........................ Tuesday every fortnight: 26th September, 10th & 24th October, 21st November,
5th & 19th December
 
 
Frankston Community Health Centre,  2 Hastings Rd, Frankston                                     (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries: Tracy 0413 710 238 or Debbie 0448 177 083

VIC – Geelong........ Wednesday every fortnight: 27th September, 11th & 25th October, 8th & 22nd November,

6th & 20th December

 

The Swanston Centre, Corner Myers & Swanston Sts, Geelong                                                       (7pm – 9pm)

Enquiries: Kevin 0487 949 745 or Debbie 0448 177 083                                                                                   

VIC – Glen Waverley..........................This meeting is currently running from Chadstone. See Chadstone listing.

VIC – Hawthorn.. Wednesday every fortnight: 4th & 18th October, 1st, 15th & 29th November, 13th December

Access Health and Community, 378 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn                                                            (6pm – 8pm)

Corner Kent St. Enter via the back door behind the building in Kent St.

Enquiries: Debbie 0448 177 083 

VIC - Mornington Peninsula............ Monday every fortnight: 2nd, 16th & 30th October, 13th & 27th November,
11th December
 
 
 
The MCOC Community House, 18 Pitt St, Mornington                                                                       (6:30pm - 8:30pm)
 
Enquiries: Debbie 0448 177 083 or Sally 0498 077 676
 Non-FDS Support Groups:
ACT - Canberra......................................................Wednesday every fortnight:   please call to confirm actual dates
 
Compass Directions ACT, Level 6, Cosmopolitan Centre, Bowes Street., Woden ACT               (5.30pm-7.30pm)
 
Enquiries:  Switchboard  02) 6132 4800
SA - Renmark.................................................................................................... Tuesdays: 26th September, 24th October
 
Renmark Community Health building, Ral Ral Avenue, Renmark (Near the hospital)                      (1 - 3pm)
 
Enquiries: Kath 0401 732 129

WA – Mandurah............................................................................................................................................... Every Thursday

South Metropolitan Community Drug Service, 22 Tuckey Street, Mandurah                                    (10am – 11.30am)

Enquiries: 08) 9581 4010