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If you require support please call our Support Line: 24/7 Telephone Line: 1300 368 186 or book an online 1 to 1 with a FDS worker through Sage.fm

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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.

02
Mar
2024

Stepping Stones - ACT - Canberra (2-3 & 9-10 March 2024)

02-03-2024 9:30 am - 10-03-2024 4:30 pm
ACT

This course runs over two consecutive weekends

Dates:           2 - 3 March 2024  &  9 - 10 March 2024
Time:             9.30 am - 4.30 pm 

Venue:           Farrer Scout Hall, 21 Longerenong Street, Farrer, ACT.
Enquiries:   Anna 0490 536 931 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

Registration is now open.  RSVP: 20 February 2024

Click here to submit an expression of interest in attending this course

02
Mar
2024

Stepping Stones - SA - Adelaide (2-3 & 16-17 March 2024)

02-03-2024 9:30 am - 17-03-2024 4:30 pm
SA

Please note one weekend break in between weekends

Dates:        2-3 March 2024 & 16-17 March 2024
Time:          9.30 am - 4.30 pm 

Venue: SACOSS, Marjorie Black Room, 47 King William Road, Unley
Enquiries: Sally 0490 536 989 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Registration is now open.  RSVP: 20 February 2024

Click here to submit an expression of interest in attending this course

04
Mar
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Woombye

04-03-2024 10:30 am -12:30 pm
Free

1st Monday of the month
(10.30 am - 12.30 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: EndED House of Hope, 10 Redmonds Road, West Woombye.
Enquiries:  Mona 0491 091 630 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

04
Mar
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Brompton

04-03-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free

Monday every fortnight
(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.

Venue: '19 On Green' Community Centre, Industry Room, 19 Green Street, Brompton
Enquiries: Catherine 0457 030 805 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

04
Mar
2024

Family Support Meeting - NSW - Burwood

04-03-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free

Every Monday
(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.

Venue: Jackett Room, Woodstock Community Centre, 22 Church Street, Burwood
Enquiries: Kylie 0490 783 571, Heidi 0490 789 357 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

05
Mar
2024

Online Family Support Meeting - SA - Statewide

05-03-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

1st Tuesday of the month
(6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

Please call the group facilitator to register - Sally 0490 536 989

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. 

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

05
Mar
2024

Family Support Meeting - NSW - Blacktown/Quakers Hill

05-03-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

1st Tuesday 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: Blacktown Area Community Centre, Marayong House, 64 Falmouth Road, Quakers Hill
Enquiries: Kylie 0490 783 571 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

05
Mar
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Nundah

05-03-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

1st & 3rd Tuesday 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: Family Drug Support, 3 Robinson Road, Nundah
Enquiries: Sophie 0490 782 560 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

06
Mar
2024

Online Family Support Meeting - QLD - Gladstone

06-03-2024 5:30 pm -7:30 pm
Free

Gladstone Family Support Meeting is now running online

1st Wednesday of the month
(5.30 pm - 7.30 pm)

Please click on this link to register for this group: Family Support Meeting - QLD - Gladstone

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.

Enquiries: Belinda 0490 536 976 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

06
Mar
2024

Family Support Meeting - ACT - Braddon

06-03-2024 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


Family Drug Support Australia

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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