Category Archives: Coordinators

Literature Corner One of our recent additions to literature is the “Intimacy in Alcoholic Relationships” book (B-33) which came out in 2018. It is very popular and can be pivotal in our journey towards self-understanding and personal growth while living in the world with all of its variety of people and relationships. Another relatively new piece of literature is… Read More »

AAPP Corner Area Alateen Process Person Please see below for the steps needed to apply and get certified as a Supportive Al-Anon Member (SAM). You will need a police record check including vulnerable sector screening from your local police station, in person or on-line Processing fees: Some municipalities may reduce or eliminate the processing fee if a verification letter… Read More »

OSAAC Ontario South Alateen Advisory Committee Corner OSAAC  is a committee comprised of Alateens, the Alateen Coordinator and SAM’s. The primary purpose of OSAAC is to unite all Alateen groups throughout Ontario South. In accordance with the primary purpose, the committee will do so by the exchange of ideas and experiences. The Area Alateen Coordinator is the liaison to… Read More »

‘The Forum’ Corner ‘The Forum’: Sharing Recovery, Unity, and Service The Forum began as a monthly newsletter in 1954, titled Al-Anon Family Groups Forum. In 1978 it expanded into a magazine with its current title.The title was the result of a request for suggestions to the fellowship from Cofounders Lois W. and Anne B.  It was adapted from the title of… Read More »

Website Corner Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ’s 1. How do I get my Al-Anon/Alateen-related event posted? Please use our new upload form for events to communicate your information to the website coordinator. It is very much appreciated if you can enter event details in the form’s information boxes so that we can minimize re-entry for the website. Flyers are… Read More »

‘Open Lines’ Corner Due dates for submissions Submissions may be sent at any time but are required to be sent by the 11th of the month prior to the next edition of ‘Open Lines’. ‘Open Lines’ is published three times a year at the beginning of April, August and December. ‘Open Lines’ has gone electronic ‘Open Lines’ is an electronic newsletter. All… Read More »

Group Records Corner Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ’s 1. What is our Area Number? It is Area 86, and you will find it pre-printed on the Al-Anon & Alateen Registration/Group Records Change Form (see button above). 2. Why can’t I just send you the changes without using the Group Records Change Form? Completing (only) the sections relevant to the change… Read More »

Public Outreach Corner Newsflash! The redesigned Public Outreach Bookmark (M‑76) is now available. Available for free (plus shipping). Have a look at our Literature page to find and order it. About Public Outreach in Al-Anon Many groups participate in public outreach activities coordinated by their District, Area, and/or local Al‑Anon Information Service (AIS). Local media outreach (TV, radio, print media,… Read More »

Alateen Corner Welcome to the Alateen Coordinators Corner What Alateen is: A part of the Al-Anon family for teens between 13 and 18. A safe place for teens to gather for mutual support. Alateen meetings are monitored by Supportive Al-Anon Members. As with Al-Anon Alateen is Anonymous. Meetings can be found on the main meeting list page. Further information… Read More »