FASD Support groups

NOFASD Australia

Provides an online and telephone support and advocacy service. Skype Support Groups are now being trialled.  Call 1300 306 238 (local call costs, only from any landline in Australia) or email admin@nofasd.org.au for further information.

Here is a list of other local and international organisations that provide a FASD support service as part of the work that they do: 

NICFASEN (National Indigenous Corporation for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Education Network)

Provides culturally appropriate programs and workshops that cover the impact of the teratogen alcohol on the developing embryo and foetus, foetal alcohol spectrum disorders, child growth and brain differences.  For more information go to www.nicfasen.org.au  or call 0431 286 647 or email Lorian Hayes.

Alternatively, contact NOFASD Australia and we can put you in touch with NICFASEN.

RFFADA (Russell Family Fetal Alcohol Disorders Association)

For more information or call 1800RFFADA.

Fetal Alcohol Network NZ

The people who make up the Fetal Alcohol Network come from within families living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and a wide range of professionals involved in the health, education, justice and social services sectors. Click here for further details.


FASD-CAN Inc (FASD Care Action Network)

FASD-CAN is a New Zealand non-profit organisation with the primary objective to unite caregivers, strengthen families, support individuals and educate about FASD across the community.  For more information click here 

FASD Caregiver Support Group – Orewa, New Zealand

FASD-CAN in conjunction with, aDapt Family Solutions, are hosting a regional FASD Carer Support Group.  The purpose is to build connections and information for those living with FASD or suspect their child has FASD but may not have a formal diagnosis.  This is held every 3rd Tuesday of the month, 7-9pm at the Hibiscus Coast Youth Centre.  Cost is free, tea/coffee/biscuits provided. For further information please contact  Lee Tempest 021 176 8220  or Paula Atherley-Downing 021318879.



Other organisations

The following list is a selection of organisations with useful resources.

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