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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 October 2020

Open District Service Commitments

  • 2020 Al-Anon Virtual Convention
    Save the date November 6-7th for Santa Barbara's first ever Al-Anon convention, Courage & Fellowship Replace Fear. Schedule to be confirmed soon and circulated via flyer / bulletin and on our website.

    We are seeking volunteers to fill these service positions:
    1) Zoom host coordinator (already have a lot of hosts, but need a coordinator)
    2) Convention Co-chair

    Please contact Katherine P. - (805) 770-0221 if interested.

  • Alateen Coordinator
    Organize events and activities related to the Alateen program. Please contact current coordinator Jim G. - (805) 452-9703.

  • Al-Anon Member Involved in Alateen Service (AMIAS)
    Seeking AMIAS(s) to host Alateen virtual meetings. Please contact Jim G. to learn about the online certification process. Please contact current coordinator Jim G. - (805) 452-9703.

  • Public Outreach
    Seeking volunteers to help distribute literature to facilities. Please contact Alejandra - (805) 252-2213.

  • Beginner's Meeting
    Seeking a leader to cover 2nd Tuesday of every month. If you are interested in joining our group, please text Mala P. - (858) 774-2455.

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