Drug support for local families

VOLUNTEER group Family Drug Support is expanding its footprint to include Newcastle and Central Coast residents.

The non-government organisation will hold two weekend courses, called Stepping Stones to Success, for families struggling with drug and alcohol abuse in Newcastle and the Central Coast in the coming weeks.

■ Stepping Stones to Success will be held at the The Newcastle Leagues Club, The Leagues Room, 17 National Park Street, Newcastle West from 9.30am to 4pm over two weekends (August 23, 24, 30, 31). Cost is $60. Phone 0400 113 422.