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Family Support Meetings - Important Information

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

All Support Meetings

Family Support Meetings

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

04
Sep
2024

Online Family Support Meeting - QLD - Gladstone

04-09-2024 5:30 pm -7:30 pm
Free

Gladstone Family Support Meeting is now running online

1st Wednesday of the month
(5.30 pm - 7.30 pm)

Please click on this link to register for this group: Family Support Meeting - QLD - Gladstone

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.

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

04
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Indooroopilly

04-09-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

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

New Meeting

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 Andrews Anglican Church Undercroft ,  89 Fairley Street, Indooroopilly
Enquiries:  Sophie 0490 782 560 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

04
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Warradale

04-09-2024 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: The Corner Uniting Church,  93 Oaklands Road,  Warradale, SA, 5046
Enquiries: Vicky 0492 821 081 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

04
Sep
2024

Online Family Support Meeting - VIC - Statewide

04-09-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free
Wednesday every week
(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 runs online  - Please click here to register

Enquiries:  Cadence 0493 683 860 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

04
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Leabrook

04-09-2024 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

05
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - VIC - Ringwood

05-09-2024 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 1a, 36 New Street,  Ringwood, VIC
 

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

09
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Elizabeth

09-09-2024 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

10
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Rockhampton - Evening

10-09-2024 5:30 pm -7:30 pm
Free

2nd Tuesday of the month
(5.30 pm - 7.30 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: FDS Rockhampton,  110-114 Campbell Street, Rockhampton
Enquiries: Belinda  0490 536 976 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

10
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - VIC - Frankston

10-09-2024 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: Frankston Integrated Health Centre, Building L, Level 2, Group Room 2, 2 Hastings Rd Frankston Hospital, Frankston VIC

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

10
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Toowoomba

10-09-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

2nd 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: Middle Ridge Uniting Church, 264 Stenner Street, Centenary Heights.
Enquiries: Edgar 0484 002 178 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

10
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Willunga

10-09-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

2nd 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: Willunga Community Hub, 1 St Peters Terrace, Willunga
Enquiries: Vicky 0492 821 081 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

11
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Modbury

11-09-2024 6:30 pm -8:30 pm
Free

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: Turramurra Recreation Centre, 1000 Lower North East Road, Highbury.
Enquiries: Arneen 0490 785 175 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

11
Sep
2024

Online Family Support Meeting - VIC - Statewide

11-09-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free
Wednesday every week
(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 runs online  - Please click here to register

Enquiries:  Cadence 0493 683 860 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

11
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Hallett Cove

11-09-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free

Wednesday every fortnight
(7 pm - 9 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: Youth Room, Hallett Cove Baptist Church, 1 Ramrod Avenue, Hallett Cove
Enquiries: Vicky 0492 821 081 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

12
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Barossa

12-09-2024 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



16
Sep
2024

Online Family Support Meeting - QLD - Statewide Daytime

16-09-2024 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

16
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Ipswich

16-09-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

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

New Meeting

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: Stockland Providence Sales & Community Hub, 6 Amity Wy, South Ripley QLD


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

16
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Brompton

16-09-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free

Monday 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: '19 On Green' Community Centre, Industry Room, 19 Green Street, Brompton
Enquiries: Jan 0490 759 649 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

17
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Rockhampton - Daytime

17-09-2024 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, Binbi Yadubay Rehabilitation Centre, 12 Nuttal Street, Rockhampton

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

17
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Mount Gambier

17-09-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

New meeting

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: The Boardroom, Mount Gambier Community RSL,

16 Sturt Street, MOUNT GAMBIER


Enquiries:  Jan 0490 759 649 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

18
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Warwick

18-09-2024 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

18
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Warradale

18-09-2024 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: The Corner Uniting Church,  93 Oaklands Road,  Warradale, SA, 5046
Enquiries: Vicky 0492 821 081 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

18
Sep
2024

Online Family Support Meeting - VIC - Statewide

18-09-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free
Wednesday every week
(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 runs online  - Please click here to register

Enquiries:  Cadence 0493 683 860 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

18
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Leabrook

18-09-2024 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

19
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Port Augusta

19-09-2024 5:00 pm -7:00 pm
Free

3rd Thursday of the month
(5.00 pm - 7.00 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: Board Room, Fountain Gallery, 43 Flinders Terrace, Port Augusta
Enquiries: Angela 0428 271 743 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

23
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Elizabeth

23-09-2024 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

24
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - VIC - Frankston

24-09-2024 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: Frankston Integrated Health Centre, Building L, Level 2, Group Room 2, 2 Hastings Rd Frankston Hospital, Frankston VIC

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

25
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Modbury

25-09-2024 6:30 pm -8:30 pm
Free

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: Turramurra Recreation Centre, 1000 Lower North East Road, Highbury.
Enquiries: Arneen 0490 785 175 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

25
Sep
2024

Online Family Support Meeting - VIC - Statewide

25-09-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free
Wednesday every week
(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 runs online  - Please click here to register

Enquiries:  Cadence 0493 683 860 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

25
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Hallett Cove

25-09-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free

Wednesday every fortnight
(7 pm - 9 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: Youth Room, Hallett Cove Baptist Church, 1 Ramrod Avenue, Hallett Cove
Enquiries: Vicky 0492 821 081 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

30
Sep
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Brompton

30-09-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free

Monday 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: '19 On Green' Community Centre, Industry Room, 19 Green Street, Brompton
Enquiries: Jan 0490 759 649 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

To be advised

Family Support Meeting - WA - Mandurah

To be advised
Free

Every Friday
(10.30 am - 11.30 am)

Open meetings for family members of individuals using substances/alcohol.

Venue: Peel Health Hub, 91 Allnutt Street, Mandurah, WA.
Enquiries: (08) 9581 4010

Please note:  This meeting is run by an external health provider to FDS and we recommend to call the number above to check details prior to attending. 


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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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