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If you require support please call our Support Line: 24/7 Telephone Line: 1300 368 186 or book an online 1 to 1 with a FDS worker through Sage.fm

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Meetings & Events

Non-religious, open meetings for family members affected by drugs and alcohol. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment. 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

 

Unless indicated, the Stepping Stones course runs over 2 consecutive weekends

Contact the facilitator (listed below) OR Head Office for more information Ph: (02) 4782 9222

Stepping Stones - Expression of Interest

Stepping Forward

Education and interactive sessions for families, friends and workers providing information and support relating to alcohol and other drugs.

Session 1 – Families Stages of Change
Session 2 – Effective Communication
Session 3 – Alcohol and Other Drugs Information
Session 4 – Drug and Alcohol Treatment Options
Session 5 – Setting Workable Boundaries
Session 6 – Dealing with Conflict
Session 7 – Families and Ice

Each session runs for approximately 2 hours and is open to the public.

Bookings are essential.

For bookings or to make enquiries, please phone the facilitator listed in each event below.

 

Stepping Forward Topic Preview – Stages of Change for Families

This video explains the work of Family Drug Support and discusses the Stages of Change for Families model.  This model can be helpful for families to understand where they are at on their journey and start to learn how to cope depending on what stage they may be at.

12
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Hove

12-06-2024 6:30 pm -8:30 pm
Free

New Meeting

Wednesday every fortnight
(6.30 pm - 8.30 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Activity Room 1, Holdfast Bay Community Centre, 51 King George Avenue, Hove, SA, 5048
Enquiries: Vicky 0492 821 081 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

12
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Leabrook

12-06-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free

Wednesday every fortnight
(7.00 pm - 9.00 pm)

 Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Knightsbridge Baptist Church meeting room, 455 Glynburn Road, Leabrook
Enquiries: Angela 0428 271 743 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

12
Jun
2024

Online Family Support Meeting - VIC - Geelong

12-06-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free
Wednesday every fortnight
(7.00 pm - 9.00 pm)
 
Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.
 

This group is online temporarily - Please call Chloe 0448 177 083 to register

Enquiries:  Chloe 0448 177 083 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

13
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Logan

13-06-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

2nd Thursday of the month
(6.00pm - 8.00pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Twin Rivers Centre, 104 River Hills Road, Eagleby
Enquiries: Jascinta 0490 788 382 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

13
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Barossa

13-06-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

2nd Thursday of the month
(6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment. 

Venue: Christian Community Hub - 83 Murray Street, Tanunda SA

Enquiries: Catherine 0457 030 805 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222



13
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - VIC - Ringwood

13-06-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free
Thursday every fortnight
(6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)
 
Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment. 
 
Venue: Eastern Volunteers - Suite 1, 36 New Street,  Ringwood, VIC
 

Enquiries:  Andrea 0493 683 856 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

13
Jun
2024

Stepping Forward - NSW - Online

13-06-2024 6:30 pm -8:30 pm
Free
Modules:
 Session 5 - Setting Workable Boundaries
 
Venue:  Online
                       
Bookings & Enquiries:  Please contact Heidi 0490 789 357 by 9 June  to make your booking or click on the link below to book directly through Eventbrite.
 
17
Jun
2024

Online Family Support Meeting - QLD - Statewide Daytime

17-06-2024 9:30 am -11:30 am
Free

3rd Monday of the month
(9.30 am - 11.30 am)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

To register in advance for this meeting - click here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Enquiries: Belinda 0490 536 976 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

17
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Gold Coast / Nerang

17-06-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

3rd Monday of the month
(6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Nerang Neighbourhood Centre, 29 Martin Street, Nerang
Enquiries: Jascinta 0490 788 382 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

17
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - NSW - Sutherland

17-06-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

3rd Monday of the month
(6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Sutherland Uniting Church, Cnr Flora & Merton Street, Sutherland
Enquiries: Beth 0416 078 209  or Head Office (02) 4782 9222


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Supporting families and friends of people who use substances as well as bereaved families in Australia.

SUPPORT LINE (24 Hours - 7 Days)
Phone: 1300 368 186


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