Geelong Recovery Groups | Eating Disorders Victoria

The Geelong Recovery Support Group is for people with an eating disorder who have already taken the first steps towards recovery but would like some extra support. It’s open to people of any age or gender who are experiencing any type of eating disorder – the only restriction is that you must be over 18 to attend, and not a current hospital in-patient or someone whose physical or emotional health is severely compromised.

It is not a therapy group, but a peer support group for sharing experiences, discovering new coping strategies and stress management skills in a safe environment where you can enjoy the interaction with people in a similar situation to your own.

The support group is anonymous and people meet on a first name basis only. No phone numbers or personal details are permitted to be exchanged on the premises between participants. Trained volunteers facilitate all EDV Support Groups.

Active participation is recommended but is optional – we understand that it can take time for you to feel comfortable enough to speak to others. If you’re not sure if you’re ready for group interaction, we suggest you contact the EDV Helpline on 1300 550 236 to have a chat about your options.


$5, payable at the beginning of the session.


To book, please go to the events tab, and find the Geelong Recovery Group event for the date you would like to book.

Please book in if you are planning on attending by 12pm on the day of the support group. 

The Support Group will not run if only one person is booked in. If that occurs we will contact you by 4pm on the day of the group to let you know that it is not going ahead, and offer one-to-one support to you via the EDV Helpline.


Lifeline training facility
1 McKillop Street



Upcoming dates:

Monday, 19 March 2018

DATE: Mon 19th March

Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm

Location: Lifeline training facility 1 McKillop Street Geelong

Cost: $5 per session


Monday, 16 April 2018

DATE: Mon 16th April

Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm

Location: Lifeline training facility 1 McKillop Street Geelong

Cost: $5 per session

Contact: EDV Helpline - 1300 550 236


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