Eating Disorders Family and Friends Support Group

  1. About this service

    Provides family members, partners and friends concerned about a someone with an eating disorder (18+) a chance to come together in a confidential and supportive environment. Being among a group of people who can relate to your situation can ease the stress and isolation of supporting someone with an eating disorder. It can be a good way to care for yourself and ensure you are looking after your own mental health. Cost: $3 per person Bookings: SMS 0481 071 211 OR call the Helpline 1300 550 236

      • Service name

        Eating Disorders Family and Friends Support Group

      • Service address

        Castlefield Community Centre 505 Bluff Road, Hampton
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      • Additional sites

        None

      • Phone

        1300550236

      • Fax

        94175787

      • Urgency levels

        Some Help, Just Curious

      • Service area

        Bayside City Council, City of Kingston, City of Glen Eira, City of Port Phillip, City of Stonnington

      • Service hours

        The group is held on the fourth Monday of each month, 7pm to 8.30pm. For more information head to: https://www.eatingdisorders.org.au/hampton-family-groups

      • Age group

        Minimum age 18 years

      • Additional age criteria

        Support groups are open to people 18 years and older.

      • Interpreters

        Yes but requires booking in advance

      • Service type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Costs

        Fee Involved - $3 fee payable at the start of the group. EDV members can attend support groups for free - https://www.eatingdisorders.org.au/get-involved/become-a-member

      • Languages (other than English)

        No

      • Disability access

        Yes

    More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

      • Participation length

        As Required

      • Participation type

        Voluntary

      • Secondary consult

        No

      • Staff profile

        Peer Support, Skilled Volunteers

      • Who can refer

        Anyone

      • Referral mode

        No

  2. Eating Disorders Family and Friends Support Group