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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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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.

17
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Elizabeth

17-06-2024 6:30 pm -8:30 pm
Free

Monday 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: Headspace Training Room, 2 Peachey Road, Edinburgh North
Enquiries: Catherine 0457 030 805 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

17
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - NSW - Burwood

17-06-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free

Every Monday
(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: Jackett Room, Woodstock Community Centre, 22 Church Street, Burwood
Enquiries: Kylie 0490 783 571, Heidi 0490 789 357 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

18
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Rockhampton - Daytime

18-06-2024 10:30 am -12:30 pm
Free

3rd Tuesday of the month

(10.30 am - 12.30 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.

Light refreshments provided. 

Venue: Lives Lived Well Residential Service - Binbi Yadubay, 12 Nuttall Street, Parkhurst, North Rockhampton.
Enquiries:  Belinda 0490 536 976 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

18
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Nundah

18-06-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

1st & 3rd Tuesday 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: Family Drug Support, 3 Robinson Road, Nundah
Enquiries: Sophie 0490 782 560 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

18
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - NSW - Hornsby

18-06-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

3rd Tuesday 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: St Peters Anglican Church, 207 Peats Ferry Road, Hornsby
Enquiries: Kylie 0490 783 571 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

 
18
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - VIC - Frankston

18-06-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free
Tuesday 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: Peninsula Health: Level 2, Group Room 2, 2 Hastings Rd Frankston Hospital, Frankston VIC

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

18
Jun
2024

Online Family Support Meeting - NSW - Statewide (incorporating New England/North West NSW)

18-06-2024 6:30 pm -8:30 pm
Free
Tuesday 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.
 
Please click on this link to register for this group: Online Family Support Meeting - NSW - New England - North West NSW
 
Enquiries: Cigdem 0490 781 927 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222
19
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Warwick

19-06-2024 4:00 pm -6:00 pm
Free

3rd Wednesday of the month
(4.00 pm - 6.00 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: Williams Hall, 37 Guy Street, Warwick
Enquiries: Edgar 0484 002 178 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

19
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Maroochydore

19-06-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

3rd Wednesday 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: Community Focus Association, 3/2-4 Ann Maree Close, Maroochydore
Enquiries:  Mona 0491 091 630 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

19
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - ACT - Braddon

19-06-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month
(6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

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.

Venue: Braddon Salvation Army, Cnr of Fawkner and Elouera Streets, Braddon, ACT. 
Enquiries: Katelyn 0490 801 609 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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