Support Groups

At FASS we have a total of 22 support groups throughout Glasgow. These include groups for family members, bereaved parents and 7 Kinship Care groups. For further information on any of these groups please contact FASS on 0141 420 2050.

Below is a list of the groups that meet at our premises:

Bereavement Group

The Bereavement Group meets every Monday from 10.00am - 12noon (excluding public holidays). This group welcomes adult family members who have been bereaved as a result of substance misuse.

Kinship Support Group

Kinship Support Group meets every Tuesday between 12 and 2.00pm (excluding public holidays). This group welcomes any family member who has been affected by a loved ones drug or alcohol problem or kinship carers who are caring for children as a result of parental substance misuse.


Laurieston/Gorbals Family Support Group

The Laurieston Group meet every second Tuesday between 7pm and 9pm. This group welcome any family members who is affected by drug and alcohol misuse.


The Moving On Group

The moving on group meets every second Wednesday between 12 and 2pm (excluding public holidays). This group welcomes family members who have been bereaved as a result of substance misus.


Evening Kinship Group

The Evening Kinship Group meets every second Tuesday from 6pm to 7.30pm. This group welcomes any Kinship Carers who are the sole carer of a child / children due to parental addiction. Attendance should be confirmed by calling FASS on 0141 420 2050 before attending meetings.


Partners Support Group

The Partners Support Group meets every second Friday from 2pm to 3pm. This group welcomes anyone who is or has been the partner of someone who has or had a alochol or drug problem. 


HIVA Group


HIVA Group meet every second Friday between 12 and 2pm (excluding public holidays).
This group is for people who are affected by HIV.

For further details on any of the above groups or for further information on support groups in your area please call FASS on: 0141 420 2050 or email

As a member of one of the groups you can access many services including:


  • Counselling
  • Link Worker
  • Hypnotherapy Sessions
  • Respite Breaks
  • Training
  • Alternative Stress Therapies 
  • Funding Updates
  • FASS quaterly Newsletter
  • Clothing Project
  • Monthly Members Meeting


Members of support groups who are affiliated with Family Addiction Support Service (FASS), are warmly invited to attend our monthly members meeting which is held in the FASS premises at 123 West Street, Glasogw, G5 8BA.

Meetings are between 12.30pm and 2.00pm and a selection of hot drinks, sandwiches and biscuits are served.

Below are the 2015 dates for the monthly members meetings at FASS:

  • Monday 26th January 2015
  • Monday 23rd February 2015
  • Monday 30th March 2015
  • Monday 27th April 2015
  • Monday 22nd June 2015
  • Monday 31st August 2015
  • Monday 21st September 2015
  • Monday 26th October 2015
  • Monday 30th November 2015

If you have any queries or would like more information about our meetings, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0141 420 2050 or email