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

 


FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS  - July 2017 - September 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

FDS Support Groups:

NSW - Burwood........................................................................................................................................... Every Monday*
 
****PLEASE NOTE: The venue for this meeting has changed for July - September due to local elections****
 
The meeting location during this period will be The George Street Centre in Burwood:
The entry is next to George St Carpark, near the corner of Elsie St. OPPOSITE 36-46 George St.
 
There will be NO meeting on August 14th due to venue availability
 
 
George Street Centre, George St Burwood                                                                                          (7pm – 9pm)
 
Enquiries: Raewyn 0412 113 323 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: 7th August, 4th September

 

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: 9th August, 13th September

 

Chatswood Youth centre, 64 Albert Avenue, Chatswood

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

 

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

NSW - Coffs Harbour........1st & 3rd Monday of the month:  17th July, 7th & 21st August, 4th & 18th September

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

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

Enquiries: Theo 0402 604 354

NSW – Hornsby....................................................................2nd Monday of the month: 14th August, 11th September

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

 

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

NSW - Liverpool................................................ This group is no longer running. Nearest groups are Cambelltown
and Burwood
NSW - Manly Vale................................................4th Monday of the month: 24th July, 28th August, 25th September
 
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.................................................4th Thursday of the month: 27th July, 24th August, 28th September
 
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: 23rd August, 27th September

 **PLEASE NOTE: There will be no Newcastle meeting in July. We apologise for any inconvenience**

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: 20 July, 17th August, 21st September

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: 8th August, 12th September
 
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................................................................................................................................ STARTING SOON
 
Enquiries:  Pam 0438 994 269
 
NSW - Randwick........................................... 2nd and last Wednesday of the month: 26th July, 9th & 30th August,
13th & 27th September
 
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 – Rockdale.......................This group is no longer running. Nearest groups are Sutherland and Randwick.

NSW – San Remo.............................................3rd Thursday of the month: 20th July, 17th August, 21st September

 

The Epicentre Community Centre, 28 Brava Avenue North, San Remo                                            (6pm - 8pm)

 

Enquiries:  Raewyn 0412 113 323 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222

NSW – Sutherland...............................................3rd Monday of the month: 17th July, 21st August, 18th September

 

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: 2nd August, 6th September

 

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

 

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

SA – Hallett Cove...................... Wednesday every fortnight: 26th July, 9th & 23rd August, 6th & 20th September
 
Hallet Cove Baptist Church, 1 Ramrod Avenue, Hallet Cove                                                              (7pm - 9pm)

Enquiries: Kath 0401 732 129                  

SA – Leabrook............. Wednesday every fortnight: 19th July, 2nd, 16th & 30th August, 13th & 27th September

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

Enquiries: Kath 0401 732 129   

SA – Woodville...................................Monday every fortnight: 24th July, 7th & 21st August, 4th & 18th September

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: 9th August, 13th September

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

(Next to the printing shop at the corner of the block)

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

QLD – Carseldine ................................................................................................................1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month*

***NOTE: this meeting has moved to a new venue - Please see Zillmere listing for details***                          

QLD – Ferny Hills..................................................................2nd Monday of the month: 14th August, 11th September

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: 20th July, 17th August, 21st September

EACH, 24 East St, Ipswich (upstairs room, 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: 19th July, 16th August, 20th September

**NB: the venue for this meeting has changed**

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: 17th July, 7th & 21st August, 4th & 18th September

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

Enquiries: Devushka 0484 000 806         

QLD – Paddington.....................................................................1st Monday of the month: 7th August, 4th September

**Note the new venue for this meeting**

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: 25th July, 29th August, 26th September

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: 18th July, 1st & 15th August, 5th & 19th September
 
**NOTE: This group replaces the Carseldine support group. It will run from 6:30pm**

Zillmere PCYC, 340 Zillmere Rd, Zillmere (The meeting room is toward the back of the club)      (6:30pm – 8:30pm)

The meeting room is toward the back of the club

Enquiries: Emily 0407 743 033 or Head office 02) 4782 9222     
 

VIC  - Bendigo.................................Once a month - Wednesday evenings: 19th July, 16th August, 13th September

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

Enquiries:  Debbie 0448 177 083                                                    

VIC - Ferntree Gully..........................Tuesday every fortnight: 25th July, 8th & 22nd August, 5th & 19th September
 
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: 27th July, 10th & 24th August, 7th & 21st September
 
 
Co-Health Building, 215 Nicholson St, Footscray                                                               (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries: Debbie 0448 177 083  or Anne 0408 384 518
VIC - Frankston.......................Tuesday every fortnight: 18th July, 1st, 15th & 29th August, 12th & 26th September
 
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: 19th July, 2nd, 16th & 30th August, 13th & 27th September

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

Enquiries: Kevin 0487 949 745 or Debbie 0448 177 083                                                                                   

VIC – Glen Waverley............Thursday every fortnight: 20th July, 3rd, 17th & 31st August, 14th & 28th September

Link Health and Community – Corner Euneva Ave & O’Sullivan Rd, Glen Waverley                       (6pm – 8pm)

Enquiries: Debbie 0448 177 083 

VIC – Hawthorn............... Wednesday every fortnight: 26th July, 9th & 23rd August, 6th & 20th September

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: 24th July, 7th & 21st August, 4th & 18th September
 
 
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: 1st August, 29th August, 26th September
 
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