Family Drug Support Australia
Support Line: 1300 368 186
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FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS

FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS

November 2019 – March 2020

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/

FDS Support Groups:

NSW – Bathurst                              **This meeting is not currently running**

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

NSW – Blacktown                          3rd Tuesday of the month                                                        (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Dates:

17 Dec

21 Jan

18 Feb

17 Mar

Venue: Odyssey House Community Services Western Sydney, Level 3, 83 Flushcombe Rd, Blacktown

Take the lift up to Level 3 & look for the Odyssey House Office around the corner.

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

NSW – Burwood                             Every Monday                                                                           (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Dates:

25 Nov

02 Dec        09 Dec       16 Dec      

23 Dec (NO MEETING)

30 Dec (NO MEETING)

06 Jan        13 Jan        20 Jan      

27 Jan (NO MEETING - Australia Day Public Holiday)

03 Feb        10 Feb      17 Feb       24 Feb        

02 Mar       09 Mar       16 Mar       23 Mar       30 Mar

Venue: Renwick Room, Woodstock Community Centre, 22 Church St, Burwood

Enquiries: Janet 0414 531 272 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

NSW – Byron Bay                           **This meeting is not currently running**

Enquiries:  Margaret 0427 857 092 to arrange a convenient time for 1 on 1 support

NSW – Campbelltown                    1st Tuesday of the month                                                        (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Dates:

03 Dec

07 Jan

04 Feb

03 Mar

Venue: Odyssey House Aftercare Office, Level 2, 121 Queens St, Campbelltown

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

NSW – Chatswood                         2nd Wednesday of the month                                                 (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Dates:

11 Dec

08 Jan

12 Feb

11 Mar

Venue: Chatswood Youth Centre, 64 Albert Avenue, Chatswood

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

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

NSW – Coffs Harbour                    1st & 3rd Monday of the month                                               (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Dates:

02 Dec      16 Dec

06 Jan       20 Jan

03 Feb       17 Feb

02 Mar       16 Mar

Venue: Early Childhood Centre, 29 Park Ave, Coffs Harbour

Enquiries: Theo 0402 604 354 or Joy 0448 526 280 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

NSW – Gosford                               1st Monday of the month                                                         (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Dates:

02 Dec

06 Jan

03 Feb

02 Mar

Venue: Wyoming Community Centre, 147 Maidens Brush Rd, Wyoming

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                                                        (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Dates:

09 Dec

13 Jan

10  Feb

09 Mar

Venue: Hornsby Uniting Church, 24 Williams St (Corner of Frederick), Hornsby

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

NSW – Merrylands/Parramatta      3rd Monday of the month                                                         (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Dates:

16 Dec

20 Jan

17  Feb

16  Mar

Venue: Youth Off The Streets, 102 Kenyons Rd, Merrylands West

Drive through the housing estate; follow the signs to Youth Off The Streets; turn left at the end; carpark is on the right.

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

NSW – Newcastle                           4th Wednesday of the month                                                  (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Dates:                                             

27 Nov

25 Dec (PUBLIC HOLIDAY. NO MEETING)

22 Jan

26  Feb

25  Mar

Venue: Uniting Church, 199 Broadmeadow Rd, Broadmeadow/Newcastle

On street parking available.

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

NSW – Orange                                **This meeting is not currently running**

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

NSW – Penrith                                2nd Tuesday of the month                                                       (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Dates:

10 Dec

14 Jan

11  Feb

10  Mar

Venue: Salvation Army Pathways Service, 2/54 Henry St, Penrith

Corner Henry St & Evan St. Enter from the front of the building.

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

NSW – Port Macquarie                   **This meeting is not currently running**

Enquiries: Pam 0438 994 269 to discuss support in the Port Macquarie area

NSW – Randwick                            3rd Wednesday of the month                                                  (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Dates:

18 Dec

15 Jan

19  Feb

18  Mar

Venue: The Old Post Office, 206A Alison Rd, Randwick (Cnr of Avoca St)

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                                                         (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Dates:

16 Dec

20 Jan

17  Feb

16  Mar

Venue: Sutherland Uniting Church, Corner of Flora & Merton Streets, Sutherland

Enquiries: Beth 0416 078 209 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

NSW – Wollongong                        1st Wednesday of the month                                                   (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Dates:

04 Dec

01 Jan (PUBLIC HOLIDAY. NO MEETING)

05  Feb

04  Mar

Venue: The Orana Centre, 2 Rawson St, Wollongong

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

QLD – Gympie                                **This meeting is not currently running**

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

QLD – Ipswich                                3rd Thursday of the month                                                      (6:30pm - 8:30pm)

Dates:       

19 Dec

16 Jan

20  Feb

19  Mar

Venue: EACH, 24 East St, Ipswich

Rear parking access via Wharf Street.

Enquiries: Anna 0490 536 931 or Krystal 0484 002 178

QLD – Mackay                           2nd Monday of the month                                                 (5:30pm - 7:30pm)

Dates:       

02 Dec      16 Dec

30 Dec (PUBLIC HOLIDAY. NO MEETING)

13 Jan       

27 Jan (PUBLIC HOLIDAY. NO MEETING)

10 Feb      24 Feb

09 Mar       23 Mar

Venue: Jubilee Community Centre, Mirani Meeting Room, Alfred St, Mackay

Enquiries: Tanya 0431 331 939 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

QLD – Maroochydore                     3rd Wednesday of the month                                                  (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Dates:       

18 Dec

15 Jan

19  Feb

18  Mar

Venue: Community Focus 3/2 Ann-Maree Cl, Maroochydore

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

QLD – Mitchelton                           2nd Wednesday of the month                                                 (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Dates:       

11 Dec

08 Jan

12  Feb

11  Mar

Venue: Picabeen Community Centre, 22 Hoben St, Mitchelton

Enquiries: Krystal 0484 002 178

QLD – Mount Gravatt                     Last Tuesday of the Month                                                      (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Dates:

26 Nov

31 Dec (NO MEETING)

28 Jan

25  Feb

31  Mar

Venue: Mount Gravatt Community Centre, 1693 Logan Rd, Upper Mount Gravatt

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

QLD – Nerang                                 3rd Monday of the month                                               (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

**PLEASE NOTE VENUE CHANGE. NOW 3rd MONDAY OF THE MONTH ONLY**

Dates:

16 Dec

20 Jan

17  Feb

16  Mar

Venue: Nerang Neighbourhood Centre, 29 Martin  St, Nerang

Enquiries: Chrissie 0484 002 181 or Anna 0490 536 931

QLD – Nundah                                1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month                                              (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Dates:       

03 Dec      17 Dec

07 Jan       21 Jan

04 Feb      18 Feb

03 Mar       17 Mar

Venue: Family Drug Support, 3 Robinson Rd, Nundah

Enquiries: Anna 0490 536 931 or Krystal 0484 002 178

QLD - Paddington                          **PLEASE SEE RED HILL FOR DATES AND TIMES**

QLD – Redcliffe                              1st Wednesday of the month                                                   (6:30pm - 8:30pm)

Dates:       

04 Dec

01 Jan (PUBLIC HOLIDAY. NO MEETING)

05 Feb      

04 Mar       

Venue: Lives Lived Well, Level 1, 3 Violet St, Redcliffe

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

QLD – Red Hill                                 3rd Wednesday of the month                                                  (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Dates:       

18 Dec

15 Jan

19 Feb      

18 Mar

Venue: Moonyah Rehabilitation Centre, 58 Glen Rosa Rd, Red Hill

Enquiries: Krystal 0484 002 178

QLD – Rockhampton                     2nd Tuesday of the month                                                       (6:30pm - 8:30pm)

Dates:       

10 Dec

14 Jan

11 Feb      

10 Mar       

Venue: Rockhampton Business Centre, 110-114 Campbell St, Rockhampton

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

SA – Barossa                                  2nd Tuesday of the month                                                       (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Dates:

**NEW VENUE FROM AUGUST 2019**

10 Dec

14 Jan

11 Feb      

10 Mar       

Venue: Barossa Council Meeting Room, 29 Barossa Valley Way, Lyndoch

At rear of Lyndoch Library.

Enquiries: Karen 0418 806 918 or Sally 0490 536 989

SA – Berri                                        Last Tuesday of the month                                                      (1:00pm - 3:00pm)

Dates:

26 Nov

31 Dec (NO MEETING)

28 Jan

25 Feb      

31 Mar

Venue: Life Without Barriers, 12 Crawford Tce, Berri

Enquiries: Sally 0490 536 989 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

SA – Brompton                              Monday every fortnight                                                            (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Dates:

25 Nov

09 Dec       

23 Dec (NO MEETING)

06 Jan       20 Jan

03 Feb       17 Feb     

02 Mar       16 Mar

Venue: 19 on Green, Bowden Brompton Community Centre, 19 Green St, Brompton

Enquiries: Kendall 0457 030 805 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

SA – Elizabeth                                Monday every fortnight                                                            (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Dates:

02 Dec      16 Dec      

30 Dec (NO MEETING)

13 Jan       27 Jan (NO MEETING. PUBLIC HOLIDAY)

10 Feb       24 Feb

09 Mar (NO MEETING. PUBLIC HOLIDAY)      

23 Mar

Venue: DASSA Northern Services, 22 Langford Dr, Elizabeth

Enquiries: Angela 0428 271 743 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

SA – Hallett Cove                           Wednesday every fortnight                                                     (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Dates:

27 Nov

11 Dec

25 Dec (PUBLIC HOLIDAY. NO MEETING)

08 Jan       22 Jan

05 Feb       19 Feb

04 Mar       18 Mar

Venue: Hallett Cove Baptist Church, 1 Ramrod Avenue, Hallett Cove

Enquiries: Sally 0490 536 989 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

SA – Leabrook                                Wednesday every fortnight                                                     (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Dates:

04 Dec        18 Dec

01 Jan (PUBLIC HOLIDAY. NO MEETING)

15 Jan        29 Jan

12 Feb        26 Feb

11 Mar        25 Mar

Venue: Knightsbridge Baptist Church Hall, 455 Glynburn Rd, Leabrook

Enquiries: Angela 0428 271 743 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

SA – Murray Bridge                        **This meeting is not currently running**

Enquiries: Kendall 0457 030 805 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

SA – Port Adelaide                         1st Monday of the month                                                         (1:00pm - 3:00pm)

Dates:                                                               

02 Dec

06 Jan

03 Feb

02 Mar

Venue: Centacare, 78-80 St Vincent St, Port Adelaide

Enter off Ship St, Cnr of St Vincent St & Ship St.

Enquiries: Kendall 0457 030 805 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

SA – Port Augusta                        3rd Thursday of the month                                                      (12:00pm - 2:00pm)

**PLEASE NOTE VENUE CHANGE FROM 17 OCT 2019**

Dates:

19 Dec

16 Jan

20 Feb

19 Mar

Venue: Institute Meeting Room, 52 Commercial Rd, Port Augusta

Enquiries: Kendall 0457 030 805 or Angela 0428 271 743

VIC – Balwyn North                        Wednesday every fortnight                                                     (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Dates:       

27 Nov

11 Dec

25 Dec (PUBLIC HOLIDAY. NO MEETING)

08 Jan       22 Jan              

05 Feb      19 Feb

04 Mar       18 Mar

Venue: Greythorn Community Hub, 2 Centre Way, Balwyn North

Enquiries:  Chloe 0448 177 083 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

VIC – Bendigo                                **This meeting is not currently running**                                

Enquiries: Chloe 0448 177 083 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

VIC – Chadstone                            Thursday every fortnight                                                         (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Dates:       

05 Dec     

19 Dec

02 Jan       16 Jan       30 Jan

13 Feb       27 Feb              

12 Mar       26 Mar

Venue: Link Health & Community, 94 Batesford Rd, Chadstone

Park off Batesford Rd, opposite Woonah St.

Enquiries: Chloe 0448 177 083 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

VIC – Ferntree Gully                       Thursday every fortnight                                                         (6:30pm - 8:30pm)

Dates:       

28 Nov

12 Dec

26 Dec (PUBLIC HOLIDAY. NO MEETING)

09 Jan       23 Jan              

06 Feb       20 Feb

05 Mar       19 Mar

Venue: Knox Community Health Service, 1063 Burwood Hwy, Ferntree Gully

Enquiries: Chloe 0448 177 083 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

VIC – Footscray                              Thursday every fortnight                                                         (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Dates:       

28 Nov

12 Dec

26 Dec (PUBLIC HOLIDAY. NO MEETING)

09 Jan       23 Jan              

06 Feb       20 Feb

05 Mar       19 Mar

Venue: Co-Health Building, 215 Nicholson St, Footscray

Enquiries: Chloe 0448 177 083 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

VIC – Frankston                             Wednesday every fortnight                                                     (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

Dates:       

27 Nov

11 Dec

25 Dec (PUBLIC HOLIDAY. NO MEETING)

08 Jan       22 Jan              

05 Feb       19 Feb

04 Mar       18 Mar

Venue: Building L, Frankston Integrated Health Unit, 2 Hastings Rd, Frankston

Enquiries: Chloe 0448 177 083 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

VIC – Geelong                                Wednesday every fortnight                                                     (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Dates:       

04 Dec       18 Dec

01 Jan       15 Jan       29 Jan              

12 Feb       26 Feb

11 Mar       25 Mar

Venue: The Swanston Centre, Corner Myers & Swanston Sts, Geelong

Enquiries: Chloe 0448 177 083 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

VIC – Hawthorn                              ** PLEASE SEE BALWYN NORTH FOR DATES AND TIMES**

Enquiries:  Chloe 0448 177 083 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

VIC – Mornington Peninsula         **This meeting is not currently running**

Enquiries: Chloe 0448 177 083 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

NON-FDS FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS

November 2019 – January 2020

Please be aware that these meetings are held by non-FDS organisations. Please contact these organisations directly on the phone numbers listed below to confirm dates and times.

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/

Non – FDS Support Groups:

ACT – Canberra                              Wednesday every fortnight                                                     (5:30pm - 7:30pm)

                                                         **Please call to confirm actual dates**

Venue: Directions Health Services, Level 6, Cosmopolitan Centre, Woden Square, 21 Bowes Street, Woden

Enquiries: (02) 6132 4800

WA – Mandurah                              Every Thursday                                                                         (10:00am - 11:30am)

Venue: South Metropolitan Community Drug Service, 22 Tuckey Street, Mandurah                             

Enquiries: (08) 9581 4010