Family Drug Support Australia
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FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS

 


FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS  January - March 2018

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

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FDS Support Groups:

NSW - Burwood..................................................................................................................................... Every Monday
 
 
Burwood Council Library (Upstairs meeting room), 2 Conder St, Burwood                                (7pm – 9pm)
 
Enquiries: Janet 0414 531 272 or Raewyn 0457 260 079
 
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: 5th March

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

 

Odyssey House Aftercare Office, Level 2, 121 Queens St, Campbelltown                                 (6pm - 8pm)

 

Enquiries: Raewyn 0457 260 079 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222

NSW – Chatswood....................................................... 2nd Wednesday of the month: 14th February, 14th March

 

Chatswood Youth centre, 64 Albert Avenue, Chatswood

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

 

Enquiries:  Ann 0478 317 399 or Raewyn 0457 260 079

NSW - Coffs Harbour....................................... 1st & 3rd Monday of the month: 19th February, 5th & 19th March

 

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

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

Enquiries: Theo 0402 604 354 or Joy 0448 526 280
NSW - Gosford.................................................................... 2nd Thursday of the month: 8th February, 8th March
 
Wyoming Community Centre, 147 Maidens Brush Rd, Wyoming                                                (6pm - 8pm)
The Centre is on the left after the shops
 
Enquiries:  Julie 0400 113 422 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222

NSW – Hornsby.................................................................. 2nd Monday of the month: 12th February, 12th March

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

 

Enquiries:  Raewyn 0457 260 079 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222

NSW - Manly Vale................................................................ 4th Monday of the month: 26th February, 26th March
 
Pioneer Clubhouse, 2 Quirk Rd, Manly Vale,
Enter from Quirk Rd off Balgowlah Rd                                                                                        (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries:  Raewyn 0457 260 079 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222
NSW - Merrylands/Parramatta........................................... 3rd Monday of the month: 19th February, 19th March
 
Youth of the Streets, 102 Kenyons Rd, Merrylands West
Drive through the housing estate, Follow the signs to Youth off the Streets,                               (6pm - 8pm)
Turn left at the end. Car park is on the right.
 
Enquiries:  Julie 0400 113 422 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222
NSW - Mt Druitt............................................................. 3rd Wednesday of the month: 21st February, 21st March
 
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 February, 28th March

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: 15th February, 15th March

The Home and Community Centre (HAAC), 286 Lorde Place, Orange                                      (6pm - 8pm)

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

NSW - Penrith.................................................................... 2nd Tuesday of the month: 13th February, 13th March
 
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..................................1st and 3rd Monday of the month: 19th February, 5th & 19th March
 
Port Macquarie Neighbourhood Centre, Corner Dodd & Muston Sts, Port Macquarie                (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries:  Pam 0438 994 269 or Julie 0400 113 422
NSW - Randwick............................................................ 3rd Wednesday of the month: 21st February, 21st March
 
The Old Post Office, 206A Alison Rd, Randwick (Cnr of Avoca St). 
Enter via the car park. Street parking available                                                                            (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries:  Raewyn 0457 260 079 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222

NSW – Sutherland............................................................... 3rd Monday of the month: 19th February, 19th March

 

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

 

Enquiries:  Beth 0416 078 209 or Raewyn 0457 260 079

NSW – Wollongong........................................................... 1st Wednesday of the month: 7th February, 7th March

 

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

 

Enquiries:  Raewyn 0457 260 079 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222

SA – Barossa Valley...................................................... 2nd Tuesday of the Month: 13th February, 13th March
 
St Jakobi Lutheran Church, Lyndoch Valley Way, Lyndoch                                                          (6pm - 8pm)

Enquiries: Chloe 0428 271 743 or Simon (Barossa Valley Alliance) 0439 509 207               
SA – Brompton........................................................ Monday every fortnight: 19th February, 5th & 19th March
 
**This meeting replaces the Woodville meeting from March 2018**
 
19 on Green, Bowden Brompton Community Centre, 19 Green St, Brompton                             (7pm - 9pm)

Enquiries: Kath 0401 732 129 or Chloe 0428 271 743
SA – Elizabeth........................................................ Monday every fortnight: 12th & 26th February, 26th March
 
 
DASSA Northern Service, 22 Langford Dr, Elizabeth                                                                   (7pm - 9pm)

Enquiries: Kath 0401 732 129 or Chloe 0428 271 743
SA – Hallett Cove.................................... Wednesday every fortnight: 7th & 21st February, 7th & 21st March
 
Hallet Cove Baptist Church, 1 Ramrod Avenue, Hallet Cove                                                        (7pm - 9pm)

Enquiries: Kath 0401 732 129 or Chloe 0428 271 743                 

SA – Leabrook..................................... Wednesday every fortnight: 14th & 28th February, 14th & 28th March

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

Enquiries: Brendan 0457  Kath 0401 732 129 or Chloe 0428 271 743  

SA – Whyalla...........................................................................Thursdays Monthly: 22nd March, 19th April, 24th May

Girl Guides Hall, Corner Whitehead Street & Darling Terrace, Whyalla SA 5600                        (6pm - 8pm)

Enquiries: Brendan 0457 030 805, Chloe 0428 271 743 or Kerry 0457 033 940                                                         

SA – Woodville....................................................................................... Monday every fortnight: 19th February

**This meeting will move to Brompton from March**

St Margaret's Anglican Church Hall, 45 Woodville Rd, Woodville (Cnr of Port Rd)                       (7pm - 9pm)

Enquiries: Kath 0401 732 129 or Chloe 0428 271 743                                                            

QLD – Caboolture................................................... 2nd Wednesday of the month: 14th February, 14th March

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

(Next to the printing shop at the corner of Beerburrum Rd)

Enquiries: Chrissie 0484 002 181 or Head office 02) 4782 9222          
 

QLD – Ferny Hills - This meeting has changed locations. Please see Mitchelton listing

QLD – Ipswich............................................................... 3rd Thursday of the month: 15th February, 15th March

EACH, 24 East St, Ipswich (rear parking access via Wharf Street)                                              (6:30pm – 8:30pm)

Enquiries: Devushka 0484 000 806 or Head office 02) 4782 9222 

QLD – Maroochydore................................................ 3rd Wednesday of the month: 21st February, 21st March

Community Focus 3/2 Ann-Maree Cl, Maroochydore                                                                   (7pm – 9pm)

Enquiries: Sue or Barry 0419 020 603 or Head Office 02 4782 9222

QLD – Mitchelton..................................................... 2nd Wednesday of the month: 14th February, 14th March

Picabeen Community Centre, 22 Hoben St, Mitchelton                                                               (7pm – 9pm)

Enquiries: Krystal 0484 002 178 or Head office 02) 4782 9222 

QLD - Nerang................................................ 1st & 3rd Monday of the month: 19th February, 5th & 19th March

 

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

Enquiries: Devushka 0484 000 806 or Head office 02) 4782 9222         

QLD – Northgate.............................. 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month: 6th & 20th February, 6th & 20th March

Northgate Meeting Room, Northgate Hall, Corner Scott & Ridge Sts Northgate                          (7pm – 9pm)

Enquiries: Krystal 0484 002 178 or Head office 02) 4782 9222 

QLD – Paddington...................................................................................... 1st Monday of the month: 5th March

 

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 February, 27th March

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................................................. This group is no longer running. Please see Northgate listing
 

VIC  - Bendigo.......................................................... 4th Wednesday of the month: 28th February, 28th March

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

Enquiries:  Debbie 0448 177 083                                                    

VIC  - Chadstone................................................... Thursday every fortnight: 15th February, 1st & 15th March
 

Link Health and Community – 94 Batesford Rd, Chadstone                                                         (6pm – 8pm)

Enter the park off Batesford Rd opposite Woonah St

Enquiries: Debbie 0448 177 083 

VIC - Ferntree Gully................................................. Monday every fortnight: 19th February, 5th & 19th March
 
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: 8th & 22nd February, 8th & 22nd March
 
Co-Health Building, 215 Nicholson St, Footscray                                                                          (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries: Debbie 0448 177 083  or Anne 0408 384 518
VIC - Frankston.......................................... Tuesday every fortnight: 13th & 27th February, 13th & 27th March
 
 
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: 14th & 28th February, 14th & 28th March

 

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

Enquiries: Kevin 0487 949 745 or Debbie 0448 177 083                                                                                   

VIC – Hawthorn.......................................... Wednesday every fortnight: 7th & 21st February, 7th & 21st March

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: 19th February, 5th & 19th March
 
 
 
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: 13th February, 13th March, 10th April
 
 
Renmark Community Health building Sunroom, 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