Support Groups

NSW Online Support Group

Our ME/CFS/FM Association NSW Facebook group is for those in NSW who want to exchange local and state based information and interact about anything to do with ME and FM, including it’s impact on them and any strategies they may have for coping with these illnesses.

The following support groups are grass-roots voluntary community groups that manage their own affairs for the benefit of people with ME/CFS & FM. They are not run by the ME/CFS & FM Association NSW. If you would like to add a group to this page please contact us.

Sydney area support groupsRegional NSW support groups

Inner West ME/CFS/FM Support Group

Meetings are usually held monthly on the second Saturday of the Month from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the “Herb Greedy Hall“, corner of Petersham & Marrickville Roads, Marrickville.  Contact Peter McKinnon (Convenor) by email for the next meeting time: Afternoon Tea is provided by the Group (a gold coin donation is appreciated).

ME/CFS Under 30s Sydney

If you’re in Sydney, under 30 and want a chance to meet up with fellow young people with ME/CFS for a good chat! Meeting once a month in the Inner West area. Connect via Facebook.

Sutherland Shire ME/CFS/FMS Support Group

A friendly self run group that meets on the second Tuesday of the month (except in January). Meeting at the Gymea Community Aid Centre at 39 Gymea Bay Road Gymea, between 1pm and 3:30pm. Please feel free to bring your lunch. The centre does provide tea and coffee including some herbal teas. You are welcome to come for as long as you can cope with. Please contact Tina the coordinator for any more information on 0413 599 671, and to confirm your intention to attend a meeting. You can also connect at their Meetup page.

Coogee Owls ME/CFS/FM Support Group

Sydney Eastern Suburbs. Make contact and find out about their meetings at their Meetup page.

Fibromyalgia & CFS Support Group in the Hills District Sydney

Connect via Facebook.

Sydney Invisible Illness/ Chronic Health Support Group

A meetup group for those with chronic ill-health or pain seeking friendship and support. Make contact via their Meetup page.

Blue Mountains ME/CFS/FIBRO Support Group

Meets first Thursday of the month 10am till 12 at Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre, 9 New Street Lawson: Therese 0401 238 551,

Wollongong ME/CFS/FM Support Group

The Wollongong support group is for people with ME/CFS and FM and/or related illnesses who live in the Illawarra and surrounding regions. Find out more at their web page.

Central Coast Support Group

The Central Coast Support Group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at the Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre, 1/20 Kincumber Street Kincumber (ph: 4363 1044), across the road from Kincumber High School and entrance to the Catholic Church. Each monthly meeting usually has a specific subject/presentation. They start at 10.30 am and usually run for 90 or so minutes with coffee etc at a local cafe after if people are interested. The first point of contact for the Central Coast ME/CFS & FM Group is

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