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Drysdale Family Support

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Drysdale Family Support (DFS) exists to help care for and serve our local community.

Drysdale Family Support (DFS) offer three main services including a foodbank, a counselling centre and second chance shops. View our services in detail below.

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Foodbank

Clients come and select the food they need for their household.

Foodbank operates on Tuesdays at Drysdale Community Church from 12:30pm and appointments can be made by calling DFS.

Phone: 5253 2099

Address: 276-290 Jetty Road, Curlewis

To donate food for the Foodbank, please call DFS to arrange a drop off time.

Phone: 5253 2099

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Counselling Centre

The fee for service Counselling Centre is operated by trained counsellors. Counselling is available for situations such as relationships, addictions, anxiety, stress, depression, grief and loss, family therapy, self esteem and a range of other areas.

To inquire or make an appointment, call DFS.

Phone: 5253 2099

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Second Chance Shops

A place to find good quality recycled clothing, bric-a-brac and furniture. 

Two locations:

Drysdale: 5 Mortimer Street, Drysdale (proceeds go towards supporting DFS)

Portarlington: 40 Geelong Road, Portarlington

Drysdale Family Support is a separately incorporated entity that has Charity status and is approved as a Deductible Gift Recipient. To donate to DFS financially, bank details are provided below.

Drysdale Family Support

BSB: 633000

ACC: 118464429

Please include a reference with your transfer so we know what it’s for. If you would like a tax receipt for your donation, please contact our office. Thank you for your continued support – we couldn’t do it without you!