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

 
 

FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS

April 2019 – June 2019

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.

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

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:

21 May

18 Jun

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

Take the lift up to Level 3 and 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)

**IMPORTANT UPDATE - THE VENUE WILL MOVE TO THE 'RENWICK ROOM' FROM 14 JANUARY 2019 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE**

Dates:

22 Apr       **PUBLIC HOLIDAY. NO MEETING**

29 Apr       

06 May       13 May      20 May      27 May       

03 Jun

10 Jun       **PUBLIC HOLIDAY. NO MEETING**

17 Jun       

24 Jun  **This meeting will not be running. We apologise for any inconvenience**

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

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

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

**Now 1ST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH**

07 May

04 Jun

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

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

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

Dates:

08 May

12 Jun

Venue: Chatswood Youth Centre, 64 Albert Avenue, Chatswood

Parking is available directly behind the Centre or in Westfield car park.

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

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

Dates:

06 May            20 May

03 Jun             17 Jun

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)

**NOW 1ST MONDAY OF THE MONTH**    

Dates:

06 May

03 Jun

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:

13 May

10 Jun  **Public Holiday - No Meeting**

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:

20 May

17 Jun

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; car park 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:                                                  **VENUE CHANGE**

24 Apr

22 May

26 Jun

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:                                                  **VENUE CHANGE**

14 May

11 Jun

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

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

Enquiries: Julie 0400 113 422 or  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:

15 May

19 Jun

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

Enter via the car park. Street parking available.

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

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

Dates:

20 May

17 Jun

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:

01 May

05 Jun

Venue: The Orana Centre, 2 Rawson St, Wollongong

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

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

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

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

Dates:       

18 Apr

16 May

20 Jun

Venue: EACH, 24 East St, Ipswich

Rear parking access via Wharf Street.

Enquiries: Donna 0419 689 857 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

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

Dates:       

15 May

19 Jun

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:       

08 May

12 Jun

Venue: Picabeen Community Centre, 22 Hoben St, Mitchelton

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

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

Dates:

30 Apr

28 May

25 Jun

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

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

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

Dates:

06 May   **Public Holiday - No Meeting**

20 May

03 Jun              17 Jun           

Venue: Girl Guides Hall, 40 Ferry St, Nerang

Enquiries: Chrissie 0484 002 181 or Donna 0419 689 857

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

Dates:       

07 May **This meeting will be held at the following alternate venue**

Toombul Shire Hall, 1141 Sandgate Rd, Toombul

(Access and parking at back of hall on Danby Rd)

 

21 May

04 Jun            18 Jun

Venue: Northgate Meeting Room, Northgate Hall, Corner Scott & Ridge Sts, Northgate

Enquiries: Donna 0419 689 857 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

QLD - Paddington                         1st Monday of the month                                                         (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Dates:       

06 May **Public Holiday - No Meeting**

03 Jun

Venue: Paddington Hall Annexe, 10 Moreton St, Paddington

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

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

Dates:       

01 May

05 Jun

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

Enquiries: Chrissie 0484 002 181 or Krystal 0484 002 178 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

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

**NEW GROUP - COMMENCING MARCH**

Dates:       

14 May

11 Jun

09 Jul

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

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

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

Dates:

14 May

11 Jun

Venue: St Jakobi Lutheran Church, Lyndoch Valley Way, Lyndoch

Enquiries: Chloe 0428 271 743 or  Brendan 0457 030 805 or Karen 0418 806 918

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

                                  **PLEASE NOTE THIS REPLACES THE RENMARK VENUE**

Dates:

30 Apr

28 May

25 Jun

30 Jul

27 Aug

24 Sep

29 Oct

26 Nov

Venue: Life Without Barriers, 12 Crawford Tce, Berri

Enquiries: Brendan 0457 030 805 or Chloe 0428 271 743 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

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

Dates:

29 Apr

13 May         27 May

10 Jun  **Public Holiday - No Meeting**       

24 Jun

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

Enquiries: Chloe 0428 271 743 or  Brendan 0457 030 805 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

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

Dates:

22 Apr  **Public Holiday - No Meeting**

06 May            20 May

03 Jun             17 Jun

Venue: DASSA Northern Service, 22 Langford Dr, Elizabeth

Enquiries: Chloe 0428 271 743 or Brendan 0457 030 805 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

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

Dates:

01 May           15 May            29 May

12 Jun             26 Jun

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

Enquiries: Brendan 0457 030 805 or Chloe 0428 271 743 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

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

Dates:

24 Apr

08 May           22 May

05 Jun            19 Jun

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

Enquiries: Brendan 0457 030 805 or Chloe 0428 271 743 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

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

Enquiries: Brendan 0457 030 805 or Chloe 0428 271 743 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

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

Dates:

06 May           

03 Jun            

01 Jul

Venue: Centacare, 78-80 St Vincent St (cnr of St Vincent St & Ship St), Port Adelaide

(Enter off Ship Street)

Enquiries: Brendan 0457 030 805 or Chloe 0428 271 743 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

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

**Venue Change Commencing in February 2019 - Port Augusta**   

**Please note time change from April 12:00pm - 2:00pm.**

Dates:                                       

18 Apr

16 May

20 Jun

18 Jul

Venue: Stepping Stones Day Centre, 12 Young St, Port Augusta

Enquiries: Brendan 0457 030 805 or Chloe 0428 271 743 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

VIC – Bendigo                                3rd Wednesday of the month                                                 (7:00pm - 9:00pm)

Dates:       

** Change of Day 3rd Wednesday of the month**

15 May - The group will not run on this date. Families are welcome to attend the free Stepping Forwards workshop on May 25. Register via https://bendigosteppingforward.eventbrite.com.au

19 Jun

17 Jul

21 Aug

18 Sep

16 Oct

20 Nov

18 Dec

Venue: Olinda Centre, 8 Olinda Street, Bendigo

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

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

Dates:       

25 Apr  **PUBLIC HOLIDAY. NO MEETING**

09 May           23 May

06 Jun            20 Jun

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

Enter the park off Batesford Rd opposite Woonah St.

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

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

Dates:       

30 Apr

14 May            28 May

11 Jun            25 Jun

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

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

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

Dates:       

18 Apr - Please note that this venue is unavailable on this date, therefore the group will not run.

02 May           16 May            30 May

13 Jun            27 Jun

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

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

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

Dates:       

23 Apr - Please note that this venue is unavailable on this date, therefore the group will not run.

07 May           21 May

04 Jun            18 Jun

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

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

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

Dates:       

24 Apr          

08 May            22 May

05 Jun            19 Jun

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

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

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

Dates:       

01 May            15 May            29 May

12 Jun            26 Jun

Venue: Access Health and Community, 378 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn

Corner Kent St. Enter via the back door behind the building in Kent St.

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

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

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

NON-FDS FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS

April 2019 - June 2019

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: Switchboard (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