Support Groups

These 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.

NSW Online Support Group

The ME/CFS & FM NSW Support Group on Facebook is a place for the residents of NSW, who are affected by ME/CFS & FM, to share information, give mutual support and discuss issues, particularly issues specific to NSW.

Sydney area support groups

Coogee Owls ME/CFS/FM Support Group
Sydney Eastern Suburbs. Make contact and find out about their meetings at their Meetup page.
Hills District: Fibromyalgia & CFS Support Group in the Hills District
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).
Northern Beaches ME/CFS/FM Support Group
Our group usually meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 11am at Boatshed Café, 11 Narrabeen St, Narrabeen. We are a casual group that talks about a variety of issues as well as offering mutual support and understanding. Contact Alison (group leader):
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). Please contact Tina the coordinator for any more information on 0413 599 671, and to confirm your intention to attend a meeting.

Regional NSW support groups

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,
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
Dubbo Fibromyalgia & CFS Support Group
The Dubbo group meets up for coffee, lunch and picnics at various times and places in Dubbo, usually every couple of months or so. We also try to help each other in practical ways, as we are able. For International Awareness Day for Fibromyalgia & ME/CFS each year on May 12th, we hold a street stall and contact the media. Please contact the group leader, Tracey Napper, to find out about the next meeting at  or phone 0405 514 392 . You can also find us on Facebook:
Newcastle: CFS/FM Support Group Newcastle District
This is a a Facebook based group for ME/CFS & FM sufferers in the Newcastle area. We aim to break down the barriers both physical and geographical due to the isolation that this illness places upon us. We hope to organise the occasional outing where we can meet and connect with each other. Please connect with us via Facebook.
Riverina: ME/CFS Riverina Support
This is a a Facebook based group for those of us in the Riverina, suffering from ME/CFS. Please connect with the group via Facebook.
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.

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