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Meetings & Events

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.

22
Jul
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Brompton

22-07-2024 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: Jan 0490 759 649 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

22
Jul
2024

Family Support Meeting - NSW - Burwood

22-07-2024 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 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

23
Jul
2024

Stepping Forward - ACT - Braddon

23-07-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free
Modules:   Session 2 – Effective Communication
 
Venue:  Salvation Army, Braddon Church, 1 Elder St, Braddon ACT.
                         
Bookings & Enquiries:  Please contact Katelyn 0490 801 609  by 18 July to make your booking or click on the link below to book directly through Eventbrite.
 
23
Jul
2024

Stepping Forward - QLD - Toowoomba

23-07-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free
Modules:
Session 1 - Families Stages of Change
                         
Venue:  Middle Ridge Uniting Church, 264 Stenner Street, Centenary Heights, QLD 4350.
 
Bookings & Enquiries:  Please contact Edgar 0484 002 178 to make your booking or click on the link below to make your booking directly through Eventbrite.
 
 
23
Jul
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Nambour

23-07-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

Every Tuesday 
(6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

*** New Meeting***

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: WHOS Nambour - Entrance through 14 Bury Lane, Nambour, QLD
Enquiries:  Mona 0491 091 630 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

23
Jul
2024

Family Support Meeting - NSW - Manly

23-07-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

4th 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: Community Northern Beaches, 52 Raglan Street, Manly
Enquiries: Kylie 0490 783 571 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222 

23
Jul
2024

Family Support Meeting - VIC - Corio (Geelong Area)

23-07-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free
Tuesday 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.
 
Enquiries:  Cadence 0493 683 860 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222
 
24
Jul
2024

Family Support Meeting - NSW - Newcastle

24-07-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

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

This meeting will run online in July

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: Online - Click here to register
Enquiries:  Anna 0490 536 931 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

24
Jul
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Warradale

24-07-2024 6:30 pm -8:30 pm
Free

New Meeting

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: The Corner Uniting Church,  93 Oaklands Road,  Warradale, SA, 5046
Enquiries: Vicky 0492 821 081 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

24
Jul
2024

Online Family Support Meeting - VIC - Statewide

24-07-2024 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


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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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