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Al-Anon and Alateen Family Groups in Santa Barbara

District 8 Announcements and News

The twenty-eight (28), or so, Al-Anon and Alateen meetings (in both English and Spanish) in the Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Valley areas make-up District 8. District 8 is part of Southern California World Service (SCWS) also know as Area 4.

Each month, at the District 8 meeting, your Group Representative (GR) is assigned to take back to their meeting specific information to share with the group. Some of these items are linked from the Home Page News. Below are the current "Take Back to Your Meeting" announcements.

News for November / December 2019

  • Al-Anon Convention Committee
    The convention wrap-up meeting will be December 5th, 6:00 PM at Mulligans Café. This is a great time to sign up for commitments for the 2020 convention!

  • Alateen
    Please consider being the Alateen Coordinator. Jim is willing to help get a new coordinator going. You don't need to be an AMIAS already. It's an easy process to become an AMIAS (Al-Anon Member Involved in Alateen Service). Contact Jim if you can take this important commitment: (805) 452-9703.

  • Institutions
    There is a need for volunteers to bring your experience, strength, and hope to 5 Bath on Mondays from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Please call John and (805) 705-1055.

  • Info Line Coordinator
    Needed: a coordinator to take over the Info Line. Check messages on the line and return calls. These are mostly information seeking questions regarding meetings.

  • Beginners Meeting
    The Beginners Meeting is meeting at the Daniel Bryant Center. Everyone is welcome to support this meeting. Tuesdays, 6:00 PM, 1111 Garden Street, room 6.

  • Website
    You can sign up for the Al-Anon email list via the website: