SMART FAMILY & FRIENDS Meetings
Join our family support groups
About SMART Family & Friends meetings
Our Family & Friends support groups are for anyone affected by the addictive behaviour of someone close to them.
The meetings aim help family members, friends or carers to develop more effective coping strategies and find a greater sense of fulfilment in their own lives.
Our groups help people to find the motivation to change, engage in self-care, challenge their own thinking, and communicate assertively.
We provide strategies to stay safe, seek support, problem solve and set goals.
Our groups are run by trained facilitators who often have their own experiences as a family member affected by a loved one’s relationship with alcohol, drugs, gambling or other problematic behaviours. Our approach is evidence-based, secular and non-judgemental.
List of SMART Family & Friends meetings (Australia & New Zealand)
2 Rawson St, Wollongong NSW 2500
Phone: 1300 652 226
Wednesday 3:00pm – 5:00pm
This is an 8 week course that runs periodically throughout the year.
Please call 1300 652 226 to complete the intake process.
Salamander Bay, NSW
Tomaree Neighbourhood Centre, Town Centre Circuit, 7 Community Close, Salamander Bay, NSW 2317
Wednesday 10:00am – 2:00pm
Please call Paul on 02 4984 6220 in order to attend. Appointments can be made from 10AM – 2PM.
East Perth, WA
Monday 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This address is undisclosed for security reasons. If you would like to attend please call the Parent and Family Drug Support Line on 08 94425050 for more information.
New Lynn, NZ
3029 Great North Rd, New Lynn, NZ
+64 9-638 4957
Tuesday 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Please call Odyssey NZ if you are interested in attending.