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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.

Please read these notes during your meetings - Do not read phone numbers. Please place this where members can get the information after meeting (this will take less than 2 minutes to read).

News for March 2020

District Service Commitments Open

  • Alternate District Representative (ADR): Assisting DR - For more info, contact District Rep, Larry B. 705-8787

  • Al-Anon convention Chairs & Co-Chairs: Various positions available. Meetings are the 3nd Thursday of every month 6-7pm location TBA - Chair, Johnny O. 448-4326

  • Alateen Coordinator: Organize events and activities related to the Alateen program. Person must be 25 yrs or older. Please contact current coordinator Jim G. 452-9703

  • Info-Line Coordinator: Can do all remote, Contact Jeanne 805-729-0695

  • Institutions Coordinator & volunteers: We are seeking new Coordinator. Also, our District needs volunteers for the following days/times. Please call John L. 705-1055
    • 5 Bath (Cottage Hospital) - Mondays from 6:30-7:30 pm
    • Casa Serena - 4th Monday of the month, 6:15-6:45 pm

  • Public Outreach Coordinator: Make contact with professionals to communicate the Al-Anon principles - for more details, please see Service Manual 118-119 or contact Tommie Rae 714-342-9671

  • Speaker Meeting Co-Coordinator:
    Assisting Coordinator, Pam G. with Speaker Meeting Activities - 2nd
    Saturday of every month. Contact Pam - 698-2199 or

  • June workshop planning Coordinator: Organize a half-day free workshop for our district to attend. Please contact District Rep Larry B. 705-8787

  • Annual Picnic Coordinators: We hope to return to our annual picnic and are seeking coordinators. Please contact District Rep Larry B. 705-8787

  • Any and all changes to meetings: (cancellation, move to phone, virtual, or otherwise) please fill out online form on our website: