Family Drug Support Australia
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FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS

 


FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS  April - June 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 - Bathurst...................................................................................1st Thursday of the month: 3rd May, 7th June
 **This meeting replaces the Orange meeting from May 2018**
Bathurst Base Hospital Education Centre, 361 Howick St, Bathurst                                          (6pm – 8pm)
The venue is on the left of the main entrance through double doors then turn left and it's the first room on the left
 
Enquiries:  Julie 0400 113 422 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222
NSW - Blacktown......................................................................................................................................TBC
 
Location TBC
 
Enquiries:  Julie 0400 113 422 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: 7th May, 4th June

 
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: 9th May, 13th June

 
Chatswood Youth Centre, 64 Albert Avenue, Chatswood                                                           (6pm - 8pm)

Parking is available directly behind the Centre or in Westfield Car Park

 
Enquiries:  Ann 0478 317 399 or Raewyn 0457 260 079
NSW - Coffs Harbour.......................................1st & 3rd Monday of the month: 7th & 21st May, 4th & 18th June
**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: 10th May, 14th June
 
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: 14th May
 
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: 23rd April, 28th May, 25th June
 
Pioneer Clubhouse, 2 Quirk Rd, Manly Vale,                                                                              (6pm - 8pm)
Enter from Quirk Rd off Balgowlah Rd           
 
Enquiries:  Raewyn 0457 260 079 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222
NSW - Merrylands/Parramatta....................................................... 3rd Monday of the month: 21st May, 18th June
 
Youth of the Streets, 102 Kenyons Rd, Merrylands West                                                           (6pm - 8pm)
Drive through the housing estate, Follow the signs to Youth off the Streets,
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 - This meeting has changed locations. Please see the Blacktown listing
NSW –  Newcastle.................................................................. 4th Wednesday of the month: 23rd May, 27th June
 
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 - This meeting has changed locations. Please see the Bathurst listing
NSW - Penrith............................................................................... 2nd Tuesday of the month: 8th May, 12th June
 
Salvation Army, 223 High St, Penrith.             ...............................                                             (6pm - 8pm)
Entry and parking directly behind the building, next to Aldi
 
Enquiries:  Julie 0400 113 422 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222
NSW - Port Macquarie....................................... 1st & 3rd Monday of the month: 7th & 21st May, 4th & 18th June
 
Port Macquarie Neighbourhood Centre, Corner Dodd & Muston Sts, Port Macquarie                (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries:  Pam 0438 994 269 or Theo 0402 604 354
NSW - Randwick..................................................................... 3rd Wednesday of the month: 16th May, 20th June
 
The Old Post Office, 206A Alison Rd, Randwick (Cnr of Avoca St).                                            (6pm - 8pm)
Enter via the car park. Street parking available                                 
 
Enquiries:  Raewyn 0457 260 079 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222
NSW – Sutherland.......................................................................... 3rd Monday of the month: 21st May, 18th June
 
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: 2nd May, 6th June
 
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: 8th May, 12th June
 
St Jakobi Lutheran Church, Lyndoch Valley Way, Lyndoch                                                          (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries: Chloe 0428 271 743 , Brendan 0457 030 805 or Simon (Barossa Valley Alliance) 0439 509 207               
SA – Brompton.................................................... Monday every fortnight: 30th April, 14th & 28th May, 25th June
**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: 23rd April, 7th & 21st May, 4th & 18th June
 
DASSA Northern Service, 22 Langford Dr, Elizabeth                                                                   (7pm - 9pm)
 
Enquiries: Kath 0401 732 129, Chloe 0428 271 743 or Brendan 0457 030 805
SA – Hallett Cove...................................... Wednesday every fortnight: 2nd, 16th & 30th May, 13th & 27th June
 
Hallet Cove Baptist Church, 1 Ramrod Avenue, Hallet Cove                                                        (7pm - 9pm)
 
Enquiries: Kath 0401 732 129, Chloe 0428 271 743 or Kerry 0457 033 940           
SA – Leabrook......................................................... Wednesday every fortnight: 9th & 23rd May, 6th & 20th June
 
Knightsbridge Baptist Church Hall, 455 Glynburn Rd, Leabrook                                                   (7pm - 9pm)
 
Enquiries: Brendan 0457 030 805 Kath 0401 732 129 or Chloe 0428 271 743  
SA – Renmark.............................................................. last Tuesday of the month: 24th April, 29th May, 26th June
 
Chaffey Community Centre, 86 Nineteenth St, Renmark                                                               (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries: Brendan 0457 030 805 Chloe 0428 271 743 or Kerry 0457 033 940
SA – Whyalla............................................................................................Thursdays monthly: 24th May, 21st June
 
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                                                         

QLD – Caboolture - This meeting has changed locations. Please see the Recliffe listing  

QLD – Gympie....................................................................................1st Tuesday of the month: 1st May, 5th June
 
Gympie Community Place, 18 Excelsior Road, Gympie                                                              (7:00pm – 9:00pm)
 
Enquiries: Devushka 0484 000 806 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222 
QLD – Ipswich............................................................................. 3rd Thursday of the month: 17th May, 21st June
 
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: 16th May, 20th June
 
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: 9th May, 13th June
 
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: 21st May, 4th & 18th June
 
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: 1st & 15th May, 5th & 19th June
 
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: 4th June
 
Paddington Hall Annexe, 10 Moreton St, Paddington QLD                                                           (7pm – 9pm)
 
Enquiries: Krystal 0484 002 178 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222 
QLD – Redcliffe........................................................................... 1st Wednesday of the month: 2nd May, 6th June
**This meeting replaces the Caboolture meeting from April 2018**
 
Lives Lived Well, Level 1, 3 Violet St, Redcliffe QLD                                                               (6:30pm – 8:30pm)
 
Enquiries: Chrissie 0484 002 181 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222 
QLD – Redland Bay................................................... Last Tuesday of the month: 24th April, 29th May, 26th June
 
The Cage Community Centre, 882 German Church Road, Redland Bay                                     (7pm – 9pm)
 
Enquiries: Devushka 0484 000 806 or Head Office 02) 4782 9222                             
VIC  - Bendigo..................................................... 4th Wednesday of the month: 24th April, 23rd May, 27th June
 
Venue:  Olinda Centre, 8 Olinda Street, Bendigo                                                                          (7pm – 9pm)
 
Enquiries: Sally 0421 831 067 or Debbie 0448 177 083                                                    
VIC  - Chadstone..................................Thursday every fortnight: 26th April, 10th & 24th May, 7th & 21st June
 
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..........................................Tuesday every fortnight: 1st, 15th & 29th May, 12th & 26th June
 
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: 3rd, 17th & 31st May, 14th & 28th June
 
Co-Health Building, 215 Nicholson St, Footscray                                                                          (6pm - 8pm)
 
Enquiries: Debbie 0448 177 083 or Anne 0408 384 518
VIC - Frankston...................................... Tuesday every fortnight: 24th April, 8th & 22nd May, 5th & 19th June
 
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: 25th April, 9th & 23rd May, 6th & 20th June
 
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: 2nd, 16th & 30th May, 13th & 27th June
 
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: 30th April, 14th & 28th May, 25th June
 
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.................................................................................................................... Meeting Dates: 10th April
**Note: After April 10th, this meeting will be run by FDS on the last Tuesday of each month from 6 - 8pm**
 
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