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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

 

Unless indicated, the Stepping Stones course runs over 2 consecutive weekends

Contact the facilitator (listed below) OR Head Office for more information Ph: (02) 4782 9222

Stepping Stones - Expression of Interest

Stepping Forward

Education and interactive sessions for families, friends and workers providing information and support relating to alcohol and other drugs.

Session 1 – Families Stages of Change
Session 2 – Effective Communication
Session 3 – Alcohol and Other Drugs Information
Session 4 – Drug and Alcohol Treatment Options
Session 5 – Setting Workable Boundaries
Session 6 – Dealing with Conflict
Session 7 – Families and Ice

Each session runs for approximately 2 hours and is open to the public.

Bookings are essential.

For bookings or to make enquiries, please phone the facilitator listed in each event below.

 

Stepping Forward Topic Preview – Stages of Change for Families

This video explains the work of Family Drug Support and discusses the Stages of Change for Families model.  This model can be helpful for families to understand where they are at on their journey and start to learn how to cope depending on what stage they may be at.

19
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Warwick

19-06-2024 4:00 pm -6:00 pm
Free

3rd Wednesday of the month
(4.00 pm - 6.00 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Williams Hall, 37 Guy Street, Warwick
Enquiries: Edgar 0484 002 178 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

19
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Maroochydore

19-06-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

3rd Wednesday of the month
(6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Community Focus Association, 3/2-4 Ann Maree Close, Maroochydore
Enquiries:  Mona 0491 091 630 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

19
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - ACT - Braddon

19-06-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month
(6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

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.

Venue: Braddon Salvation Army, Cnr of Fawkner and Elouera Streets, Braddon, ACT. 
Enquiries: Katelyn 0490 801 609 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

19
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - NSW - Penrith

19-06-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

3rd Wednesday of the month
(6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Uniting Church, 15 Evan Street, Penrith (behind Fire Station)
Enquiries: Kylie 0490 783 571 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

19
Jun
2024

Stepping Forward - QLD - Bayside/Logan

19-06-2024 6:15 pm -8:30 pm
Free
Modules:
Session 1 – Families Stages of Change
                         
Venue:  Cornubia Park Early Learning Centre, 189 Bryants Road, Loganholme, QLD.
 
Bookings & Enquiries:  Please contact Jascinta 0490 788 382 by 17 June 2024 to make your booking or click on the link below to book directly through Eventbrite.
 
 
19
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Highbury

19-06-2024 6:30 pm -8:30 pm
Free

Wednesday every fortnight
(6.30 pm - 8.30 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Turramurra Recreation Centre, 1000 Lower North East Road, Highbury.
Enquiries: Arneen 0490 785 175 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

19
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Hallett Cove

19-06-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free

Wednesday every fortnight
(7 pm - 9 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Hallett Cove Baptist Church, 1 Ramrod Avenue, Hallett Cove
Enquiries: Vicky 0492 821 081 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

19
Jun
2024

Online Family Support Meeting - VIC - Statewide

19-06-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free
Wednesday every week
(7.00 pm - 9.00 pm)
 
Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.
 

This group runs online  - Please click here to register

Enquiries:  Cadence 0493 683 860 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

20
Jun
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Port Augusta

20-06-2024 5:00 pm -7:00 pm
Free

3rd Thursday of the month
(5.00 pm - 7.00 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Fountain Gallery, 43 Flinders Terrace, Port Augusta
Enquiries: Angela 0428 271 743 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

20
Jun
2024

Support Meeting - VIC - Footscray

20-06-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free
Thursday every fortnight
(6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)
 
Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.
 

Venue: Cohealth -  215 Nicholson St, Footscray VIC  

Enquiries:  Cadence 0493 683 860 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222


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Supporting families and friends of people who use substances as well as bereaved families in Australia.

SUPPORT LINE (24 Hours - 7 Days)
Phone: 1300 368 186


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