Are you new to Alcoholics Anonymous?
Welcome to Alcoholics Anonymous in San Luis Obispo County. We understand someone new to our program might have some questions and we will try to answer them here.If drinking has become a problem in your life and you want to stop, you can, and we can help. Our Central Office phone number is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week and someone will always be there to help you find a meeting or someone to help you get to a meeting.Our MEETING DIRECTORY is updated constantly and there are meetings in all areas of our county.Below is a key to some of the questions you might have regarding the directory:
C - closed: open to those with alcohol problems only
CC - child care is available
M - men only
W - women only
WC - wheelchair access
SP - spanish speaking (espanola)
CH - meeting is at a church ( not affiliated with the church)
LA - limited access
LGBT - lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender
All meetings are open unless otherwise specified and all meetings are 90 minutes unless otherwise specified.
If you are not sure if you are an alcoholic, it's o.k. to come to a meeting anyway, ask questions, show up a few minutes early and introduce yourself to anyone, they will help you feel comfortable and will be willing to answer your questions.
You may also stop by our office located at :
1137 Pacific Street #B (located around back)San Luis Obispo, Ca. 93401
Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm and Saturday 10am - 4pm
Our office and many meetings also have many information pamphlets and books. Our "Big Book" formally known as "Alcoholics Anonymous" is often available free to new members at most meetings or can be purchased at cost from our Central Office.
I hope I was able to answer some of your questions here. Please feel free to email me or call our office with any other questions or suggestions that would be of use to someone new.