Family Drug Support Australia
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FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS

 


FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS  - June 2017 - August 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: June 26 at Burwood Library, see notes below for July - Sept meetings
 
****PLEASE NOTE: The venue for this meeting will change from July - September due to local elections****
 
The meeting location during this period will be The George Street Centre in Burwood:
36 - 46 George St, Burwood. The entry is next to George St Carpark, near the corner of Elsie St.
 
There will be NO meeting on July 10th & August 14th due to venue availability
 
 
Burwood council library (Upstairs meeting room), 2 Conder Street, 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: July 3rd, August 7th

 

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: July 12th, August 9th

 

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:  3rd & 17th July, 7th & 21st August

**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: July 10th, 14th August

** There will be no meeting on June 12th due to Queens Birthday public holiday**

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............................................................................ 3rd Tuesday of the month: July 18th, 15th August
 

DAMEC, Level 4, Suite 15, 13 – 15 Moore St, Liverpool                                                                      (6pm - 8pm)

 

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

NSW - Manly Vale.........................................................4th Monday of the month: 26th June, 24th July, 28th August
 
Pioneer Clubhouse, 2 Quirk Rd, Manly Vale,
Enter from Dawson Mall                                                                                                                            (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
 
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: 28th June, 23rd August

 **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

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...............................................................................1st Thursday of the month: 6th July, 3rd August

 

Parramatta Uniting Church, 119 Macquarie St, Parramatta                                                                 (6pm - 8pm)

 

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

NSW - Penrith.....................................................................................2nd Tuesday of the month: 11th July, 8th August
 
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: 28th June, 12th & 26th July, 9th & 30th August
 
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......................................................................................1st Tuesday of the month: 4th July, 1st August

 

Rockdale Uniting Church, 11 Bay St, Rockdale

Parking is in Car park behind the church accessed via Chapel St                                                        (6pm - 8pm)

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

NSW – Wollongong.........................................................................1st Wednesday of the month: 5th July, 2nd August

 

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: 28th June, 12th & 26th July, 9th & 23rd August
 
Hallet Cove Baptist Church, 1 Ramrod Avenue, Hallet Cove                                                              (7pm - 9pm)

Enquiries: Kath 0401 732 129                  

SA – Leabrook ...............................................Wednesday every fortnight: 5th & 19th July, 2nd, 16th & 30th August

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

Enquiries: Kath 0401 732 129   

SA – Woodville...........................................Monday every fortnight: 26th June, 10th & 24th July, 7th & 21st August

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: 12th July, 9th August

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***

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

QLD – Ferny Hills.............................................................................2nd Monday of the month: 10th July, 14th August

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

EACH, 24 East St, Ipswich (upstairs room)                                                                                          (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

**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: 3rd &17th July, 7th & 21st August

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

Enquiries: Devushka 0484 000 806         

QLD – Paddington...................................................................................1st Monday of the month: 3rd July, 7th August

**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: 27th June, 25th July, 29th August

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: 4th & 18th July, 1st & 15th August
 
**NOTE: This group replaces the Carseldine support group. It will run from 6:30pm**

Zillmere PCYC, 340 Zillmere Rd, Zillmere                                                                                         (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

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

Enquiries:  Debbie 0448 177 083                                                    

VIC - Ferntree Gully..................................Tuesday every fortnight: 27th June, 11th & 25th July, 8th & 22nd August
 
KNOX Community Health service, 1063 Burwood Hwy, Ferntree Gully                                            (6.30pm - 8.30pm)
 
Enquiries:  Debbie 0448 177 083 
VIC - Footscray......................................Thursday every fortnight: 29th June, 13th & 27th July, 10th & 24th August
 
 
Co-Health Building, 215 Nicholson St, Footscray                                                               (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries: Debbie 0448 177 083  or Anne 0408 384 518
VIC - Frankston......................................................Tuesday every fortnight: 4th & 18th July, 1st, 15th & 29th August
 
Frankston Community Health Centre, Frankston hospital, 2 Hastings Rd, Frankston                    (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries: Debbie 0448 177 083  or Tracy 0413 710 238

VIC – Geelong................................................ Wednesday every fortnight: 5th & 19th July, 2nd, 16th & 30th August

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: 6th & 20th July, 3rd, 17th & 31st August

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

Enquiries: Debbie 0448 177 083 

VIC – Hawthorn.................................  Wednesday every fortnight: 28th June, 12th & 26th July, 9th & 23rd August

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

Enquiries: Debbie 0448 177 083 

VIC - Mornington Peninsula..................... Monday every fortnight: 26th June, 10th & 24th July, 7th & 21st August
 
** There will be no meeting on June 12th due to Queens Birthday public holiday**
 
The MCOC Community House, 18 Pitt St, Mornington                                                                       (6:30pm - 8:30pm)
 
Enquiries: Debbie 0448 177 083 
 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: 4th July, 1st August
 
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