Category Archives: Coordinators

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 is… Read More »


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 the… 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 always… Read More »

‘Open Lines’ Corner

Due dates for submissions Submissions may be sent at any time but are required to be sent by the 20th 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.… 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 the (only) the sections form relevant to the… Read More »

Archives Corner

‘Look to the past to protect the future’ Right now the service position of Archives Coordinator is vacant. If this is something you would be interested in, especially in light of the 2021 70th anniversary of Al-Anon, please email our webcoordinator and one of our Area service coordinators will be in touch with you! When we talk about… 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 may… Read More »

Coordinator’s Corners

The Coordinator’s Corners give access to information specific to our program coordinators. Use the menu options in the sidebar to the right (or, on a mobile device: slide/scroll down) to navigate to where you need to be and read and download information that is relevant to you. Completed forms can be mailed to the Area Treasurer at:Ontario South… Read More »