Family Drug Support Australia
Support Line: 1300 368 186
(available 24 hours 7 days a week)

FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS

FAMILY SUPPORT MEETINGS

January - March 2022

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/

**Important Information - As of 7 January 2022**

All face to face services are postponed due to COVID impacts.

Support meetings will be held online where possible.

Please contact the facilitator in your area to discuss online groups

 

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

https://sage.fm/fds

We have protocols in place to ensure yours and our staff safety. Each venue determines the size of our groups and workshops. During this difficult time, if you are seeking any clarification please call the facilitator.

 We apologise for any inconvenience but assure you that as soon as we are able to, it is our priority to resume all our groups and courses on a regular, ongoing basis.

 We appreciate your patience and wish everyone the very best during this period of uncertainty.

 

Tony Trimingham, OAM, CEO

FDS Support Groups:

NEW SOUTH WALES – Metropolitan

NSW – Burwood                              Every Monday                                                                        (7.00 pm - 9.00 pm)                           

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Amy 0457 260 079 to discuss**

Dates:

17 Jan     24 Jan     31 Jan

07 Feb     14 Feb     21 Feb     28 Feb

07 Mar     14 Mar     21 Mar     28 Mar

Venue: Jackett Room, Woodstock Community Centre, 22 Church Street, Burwood.

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

NSW – Chatswood                         2nd Wednesday of the month                                               (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Amy 0457 260 079 to discuss**

Dates:

09 Feb

09 Mar

Venue: Chatswood Youth Centre, 64 Albert Avenue, Chatswood (park behind the centre or Westfield carpark).

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

NSW – Hornsby                         3rd Tuesday of the month                                                                 (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Amy 0457 260 079 to discuss**

Dates:

18 Jan

15 Feb

15 Mar

Venue: St Peters Anglican Church, 207 Peats Ferry Road, Hornsby

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

NSW – Manly                         4th Tuesday of the month                                                                 (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Amy 0457 260 079 to discuss**

Dates:

25 Jan

22 Feb

22 Mar

Venue: Community Northern Beaches, 52 Raglan Street, Manly (parking available)

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

NSW – Penrith                              2nd Tuesday of the month                                                               (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This group is now online temporarily - register using the link below or call

Renee 0491 091 520**

Dates:

08 Feb

09 Mar

Please click on this link to register for the group:  CLICK HERE FOR PENRITH

Once registered you will receive the link to join the group.

Enquiries: Renee 0491 091 520 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

NSW – Quakers Hill                      1st Wednesday of the month                                                       (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This group is now online temporarily - register using the link below or call

Renee 0491 091 520 **

Dates:

02 Feb

02 Mar

Please click on this link to register for the group:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0rcOmvqjMuHNw3KugDY_Dt5uvzOdJ5tq-V 

Once registered you will receive the link to join the group.

Enquiries: Renee 0491 091 520 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

NSW – Sutherland                         3rd Monday of the month                                                           (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Amy 0457 260 079 to discuss**

Dates:

17 Jan

21 Feb

21 Mar         

Venue: Sutherland Uniting Church, Cnr Flora & Merton Streets, Sutherland.

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

NEW SOUTH WALES – Regional
**New Online Support Group**
 
NSW – Regional Online                4th Thursday of the month                                                     (6.30 pm - 8.30 pm)
 
Dates:
 
27 Jan
 
24 Feb
 
24 Mar
 
Please click on this link to access the grouphttps://zoom.us/j/92935438720
 
Enquiries: Renee 0491 091 520 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

NSW – Newcastle                          4th Wednesday of the month                                                      (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Renee 0491 091 520 to discuss**

Dates:                                             

26 Jan - No meeting - Public Holiday

23 Feb

23 Mar

Venue: Uniting Church, 199 Broadmeadow Road, Broadmeadow.

Enquiries: Renee 0491 091 520 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

NSW – The Entrance                    3rd Tuesday of the month                                                            (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This group is now online temporarily - register using the link below or call

Renee 0491 091 520 **

Dates:

18 Jan

15 Feb

15 Mar

Please click on this link to register for the group:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAqdOysqTouEtMxO63uGgM1XRFzHSm7NIIV

Once registered you will receive the link to join the group.

Enquiries: Renee 0491 091 520 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

QUEENSLAND

**New group**

QLD – Emerald                               3rd Monday of the month                                                              (5.30 pm - 7.30 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Caroline 0490 536 976 to discuss**

Dates:       

17 Jan

21 Feb

21 Mar

Venue: Emerald Neighbourhood Centre, 17 Yamala Street, Emerald

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

QLD – Gladstone                           2nd Thursday of the month                                                    (5.30 pm - 7.30 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Caroline 0490 536 976 to discuss**

Dates:       

10 Feb

10 Mar

Venue: Gladstone City Library, Meeting Room, 39 Goondoon Street, Gladstone Central

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

QLD – Ipswich                                3rd Thursday of the month                                                      (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily 

Please call Anna 0490 536 931 or Natasha 0484 002 178 to discuss**

Dates:       

20 Jan

17 Feb

17 Mar

Venue: EACH, 24 East Street, Ipswich

Rear parking access via Wharf Street

Enquiries: Anna 0490 536 931, Natasha 0484 002 178 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

**New group**

QLD – Logan                                    1st Thursday of the month                                                     (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Natasha 0484 002 178 to discuss**

Dates:       

03 Feb

03 Mar

Venue: Twin Rivers Centre, 104 River Hills Road, Eagleby

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

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

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Chrissie 0484 002 181 to discuss**

Dates:       

19 Jan

16 Feb

16 Mar

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

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

QLD – Mitchelton                        2nd Wednesday of the month                                                   (6.30 pm - 8.30 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Natasha 0484 002 178 to discuss**

Dates:       

09 Feb

09 Mar

Venue: Picabeen Community Centre, 22 Hoben Street, Mitchelton

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

QLD – Mount Gravatt                  Last Tuesday of the Month                                                        (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Natasha 0484 002 178 to discuss**

Dates:

25 Jan

22 Feb

29 Mar

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

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

QLD – Nerang                                 3rd Monday of the month                                                         (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Natasha 0484 002 178 to discuss**

Dates:

17 Jan

21 Feb

21 Mar

Venue: Nerang Neighbourhood Centre, 29 Martin Street, Nerang

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

QLD – Nundah                              1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month                                              (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily 

Please call Anna 0490 536 931 or Natasha 0484 002 178 to discuss**

Dates:       

18 Jan      01 Feb

15 Feb     1 Mar

15 Mar     

Venue: Family Drug Support, 3 Robinson Road, Nundah

Enquiries: Anna 0490 536 931, Natasha 0484 002 178 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

QLD – Redcliffe                             1st Wednesday of the month                                                   (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Natasha 0484 002 178 to discuss**

Dates:     

02 Feb

02 Mar

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

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

QLD – Red Hill                               2nd & 4th Thursday of the month                                          (6.30 pm - 8.30 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Natasha 0484 002 178 to discuss**

Dates:   

27 Jan

10 Feb     24 Feb

10 Mar     24 Mar

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

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

QLD – Rockhampton                      2nd Tuesday of the month                                                        (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Caroline 0490 536 976 to discuss**

Dates:   

08 Feb

08 Mar

Venue: Family Drug Support Office, Rockhampton Business Centre, 110-114 Campbell Street, Rockhampton. (Near the cheesecake shop).

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

SA – Barossa                                  2nd Tuesday of the month                                                       (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Catherine 0457 030 805 to discuss**

Dates:

08 Feb

08 Mar

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

(Rear of Lyndoch Library)

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

SA – Brompton                              Monday every fortnight                                                            (7.00 pm - 9.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Catherine 0457 030 805 to discuss**

Dates:

24 Jan

07 Feb     21 Feb

07 Mar     21 Mar

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

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

SA – Elizabeth                                Monday every fortnight                                                              (6.30 pm - 8.30 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Catherine 0457 030 805 to discuss**

Dates:    

17 Jan     31 Jan

14 Feb     28 Feb

14 Mar - No Meeting     28 Mar     

Venue: Headspace Training Room, 2 Peachey Road, Edinburgh North

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

SA – Hallett Cove                           Wednesday every fortnight                                                     (7.00 pm - 9.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Sally 0490 536 989 to discuss**

Dates:

19 Jan

02 Feb     16 Feb

02 Mar     16 Mar     30 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                                                     (7.00 pm - 9.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Angela 0428 271 743 to discuss**

Dates:

26 Jan - No meeting

09 Feb     23 Feb

09 Mar     23 Mar

Venue: KBC meeting room455 Glynburn Road, Leabrook

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

SA – Southern Regional - from Mt Barker to Mt Gambier        1st Tuesday of the month         (6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

Dates:

Please note from January 2022 the SA Southern Regional support group will be an online meeting. Anyone within the areas of Mount Barker to Mount Gambier is able to attend. Please contact Sally on 0490 536 989 to register.

01 Feb

01 Mar

Venue: Online - contact Sally to register and receive a link.

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

SA – Port Augusta                        3rd Thursday of the month                                                      (5.00 pm - 7.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Angela 0428 271 743 to discuss**

Dates:

20 Jan

17 Feb

17 Mar

Venue: Yarta Purtli Training Room, Beauchamp Lane, Port Augusta

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

SA – Thebarton                             Monday every fortnight                                                            (1.00 pm - 3.00 pm)

**This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Angela 0428 271 743 to discuss**

Dates:                                                               

17 Jan     31 Jan

14 Feb     28 Feb

14 Mar - No meeting     28 Mar

Venue: Family Drug Support, 42 Anderson Street, Thebarton

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

VICTORIA

VIC – Balwyn North     **This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Chloe 0448 177 083**

 

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

VIC – Chadstone        **This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Chloe 0448 177 083**

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

VIC – Ferntree Gully  **This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Chloe 0448 177 083**

 

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

VIC – Footscray          **This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Chloe 0448 177 083**

 

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

VIC – Frankston          **This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Chloe 0448 177 083**

 

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

VIC – Geelong             **This Group is now online temporarily - Please call Chloe 0448 177 083**

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

Non – FDS Support Groups:

ACT – Canberra                              Wednesday every fortnight                                                     (5.30 pm - 7.00 pm)

                              **Please call to confirm actual dates and any COVID restrictions**

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

Enquiries: (02) 6132 4800

WA – Mandurah                              Every Wednesday                                                                         (10.00 am - 11.30 am)

                             **Please call to confirm actual dates and any COVID restrictions**

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

Enquiries: (08) 9581 4010