Al-Anon and Alateen Ottawa

What is Al-Anon?

The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. We believe alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid recovery.

Al-Anon is not allied with any sect, denomination, political entity, organization, or institution; does not engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any cause. There are no dues for membership. Al-Anon is self-supporting through its own voluntary contributions.

Al-Anon has but one purpose: to help families of alcoholics. We do this by practising the Twelve Steps, by welcoming and giving comfort to families of alcoholics, and by giving understanding and encouragement to the alcoholic.

New to Al-Anon?

Please feel free to attend one of the online meetings listed below or take a look at the following online resources:



(613) 860-3431 (English)
(819) 669-0543 (en Français)

NYC June 17, 2021 Town Hall Hybrid Meetings  presentations/information

Conference Approved Literature (CAL)

Also : Read About Growing Up with Alcoholism

The following literature deals with the issues that face many adult children of alcoholics:

World Service Organization’s (WSO) directive regarding Covid-19.  (English, French)


February 5, 2022 – ZOOM into Recovery flyer  and schedule

Every Saturday -Freedom to Choose Serenity-Ottawa Area Alateen ZOOM Meeting . 

Teens are welcome at all online and in-person Al-Anon meetings.

 There is also a Teen chat option: WSO Alateen chat meeting

More meetings available :

Check  Ontario South 

World Service Office website (WSO)


How to join a ZOOM Meeting

Ottawa Meetings- Direct Links(ZOOM and In-Person)

  • Monday – 7:30 pm.  Arnprior Stepping Stones AFG has returned to ZOOM at this time. Please contact the following email address to obtain the most recent link to meetings.
  • Tuesday 8:00 pm-  Pinecrest 12th Step AFG . Note: Hybrid meetings currently on pause. Please access the ZOOM link to attend Pinecrest 12th Step AFG.  
  • Thursday 7:30 pm–  Orleans AFG.   Zoom meetings except for the last Thursday of the month, which will be  an in-person meeting from September 3o to December 30, 2021,  at the Orléans United Church. Requirements include proof of double vaccinations, masks and two meters distance at all time and record of attendance. Hand sanitizer will be available for use before and after the meeting and tables and chairs will be disinfected.
  • Thursday – 7:30pm–  New Life AFG. Note: Due to the newly imposed restrictions, the in person portion of our meetings will be postponed for the next several weeks.   We will continue to have  our meetings online through Zoom starting at 7:30 pm.  Please check back for updates.
  •  Saturday 10:15 a.m.-  How It Works AFG .  Note: Hybrid meetings currently on pause. Please access the ZOOM link.