Apod Family Support

Welcome to APOD
Family Support

Promoting the well being of family members and friends who are concerned or affected by another person's issues with substances
Support Line

Support Line

Confidential support
(03) 9503 9410

Support Groups

Support Groups

Ongoing fortnightly support groups



Connecting with Services & Support in Victoria

Support Line

Free confidential support available for families and friends with professional support workers on hand

(03) 9503 9410
9am – 6pm, 7 days a week

Support Groups

Support Groups are run throughout Victoria, for meeting times and locations refer below:

Currently support groups are held virtually using Zoom, please call Debbie or text on 0412 382 812 for the link

Held Thursday every fortnight
6:00pm – 8:00pm
23rd January 2020
6th February
20th February
5th March
19th March
2nd April
30th April
14th May
28th May
11th June
25th June
9th July
23rd July
6th August
20th August
3rd September
17th September
1st October
15th October
29th October
12th November
26th November
10th December
Link Health and Community
94 Batesford Rd, Chadstone

Enter the park off Batesford Rd opposite Woonah St
Ferntree Gully
Held Tuesday every fortnight
6:30pm – 8:30pm
14th January 2020
28th January
11th February
25th February
10th March
24th March
21st April
5th May
19th May
2nd June
16th June
23rd June
7th July
21st July
4th August
18th August
25th August
8th September
22nd September
6th October
20th October
3rd November
17th November
1st December
15th December
1063 Burwood Hwy
Ferntree Gully

Held Thursday every fortnight
6:00pm – 8:00pm
16th January 2020
30th January
13th February
27th February
12th March
26th March
23rd April
7th May
21st May
4th June
18th June
2nd July
16th July
30th July
13th August
27th August
10th September
24th September
8th October
22nd October
5th November
19th November
3rd December
17th December
215 Nicholson St, Footscray

Held Tuesday every fortnight
6:00pm – 8:00pm
7th January 2020
21st January
4th February
18th February
3rd March
17th March
7th April
21st April
5th May
19th May
2nd June
16th June
30th June
14th July
28th July
11th August
1st September
15th September
29th September
13th October
27th October
10th November
24th November
8th December
22nd December
Frankston Integrated Health
2 Hastings Rd, Frankston

Opposite MIA Radiology
Held Wednesday every fortnight
7:00pm – 9:00pm
8th January 2020
22nd January
5th February
19th February
4th March
18th March
15th April
29th April
13th May
27th May
10th June
24th June
8th July
22nd July
5th August
19th August
2nd September
16th September
30th September
14th October
28th October
11th November
25th November
9th December
The Swanston Centre
Corner Myers St & Swanston St

carpark portable building
opposite old Geelong Gaol
Held Wednesday every fortnight
6:00pm – 8:00pm
15th January 2020
29th January
12th Febuary
26th February
11th March
25th March
22nd April
6th May
20th May
3rd June
17th June
1st July
15th July
29th July
12th August
26th August
9th September
23rd September
7th October
21st October
4th November
18th November
2nd December
16th December
Hawthorn Community House
32 Henry St, Hawthorn

Please call Michael 0412 864 114
or Debbie 0412 382 812
Held Monday fortnightly
6.30pm – 8.30pm
6th January 2020
3rd February
17th February
2nd March
16th March
30th March
27th April
11th May
25th May
8th June
22nd June
6th July
20th July
3rd August
17th August
31st August
7th September
21st September
5th October
19th October
2nd November
16th November
30th November
14th December
The MCOC Community House
18 Pitt St. Mornington

contact Debbie 0412 382 812
Please call Debbie 0412 382 812 for dates and location

What is Family Support?

The model of family support that Apod advocates is peer family support. This is where a number of people with a common problem, in our case, living with someone affected by substance use, come together to share their experiences.