The district directory is listed in the Other District News section ( Meeting Information) below. Refer to the Al-Anon Family Groups of Greater Los Angeles (AISLA) for a list of virtual meetings (as applicable) and additional information. Additionally, review virtual meeting instructions pertinent to our district.
Note that all meetings must be registered with Southern California World Service (SCWS) before they can be advertised on this website. Also see Listing Instructions.

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District/Meeting News:

Archived Announcements

Alateen

2020 AMIAS Certification Schedule

The current delegrate report, Alateen Sponsor Safety and Behavioral Requirements, and other information pertaining to Southern California Area 4 Al-Anon activity is available through the SCWS website.

Alateen Needs You

AMIAS Recruitment

Alateen Tuesday Night in El Segundo

Other District News:

Most in person meetings have temporarily closed due to Covid-19. See below for lists of meetings that have temporary virtual meetings and meetings that are reactivating in person meetings. See Meeting Information that follows.

Effective immediately, the Walteria Saturday morning Alateen meeting is cancelled due to the Governor’s announcement on Thursday (3/19/2020). See updated information in the meeting list that follows.

New meeting on Sunday in Torrance: Courage to Change, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Torrance Alano Club (TLC) - 1645 Arlington Ave. Face to face with masks required. Contact: Terri L. 310-872-7786. (11/21/2021)

REACTIVATED MEETINGS:
  • As of 7/5/2020, the Sunday 3 PM meeting at the Torrance Alano Club is now meeting person-to-person using proximity requirements and safe practices (7/7/2020). See MEETING INFORMATION for other reactivated or new meetings.

MEETING INFORMATION for the following groups whose meetings are temporarily closed and for revived physical meetings:. Note that some of the meetings have re-opened, some as hybrid, and some as concurrent physical/Zoom. GRs and meeting officers, please report meeting changes to the site webmaster or DR.

Message from the District Rep (5/24/2021):
Meetings that are listed as Zoom or electronic as of now don't need to re-register when and if they go back to a physical location because they were not electronic to begin with. If a meeting becomes a hybrid meeting they do not need to report that information to WSO. Currently, WSO is not opposed to hybrid meetings. If a meeting started as Zoom/electronic, they can now select an area to be represented. More will be revealed on how that will work.

    El Segundo
  • Sunday 6:30 pm, location unverified, Meeting in person and electronic component also available, Zoom; ID# 675746159, passcode 266748. Added 7/20/2022, DR.
  • Sunday 7:30 pm. Clubroom entrance in rear. Parking in Birch Ave only. Added 7/20/2022, DR.
  • Thursday 7:30 pm Men’s meeting. New City Church – 591 E. Palm Ave. Physical meeting and masks required.

  • Gardena
  • Thursday Night 7:30 p.m. Focus on Feelings Women’s Meeting. For meeting ID# and password, please email focusonfeelings2020@gmail.com.

  • Hermosa
  • MWF 7:00 a.m. hour-long meetings. Contact Lena: at 310-922-6987 (text or voicemail) or call Suzanne at 310-415-1510 for virtual meeting information. Note that the Wednesday meeting is for women only and there are both in-person (St. Cross, 1818 Monterey Blvd.) and separate Zoom meetings as of 3/12/2022.
  • Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., St. Cross, 1818 Monterey Blvd. Contact Toni C. at 310-962-4182 or Lorrie K. at 310-344-8183 for meeting information.
  • Sunday, 6:30 p.m. - 701 11th Pl. (Alano Club back room) - unverified.

  • Lomita
  • 7:00 pm to 8 p.m. - Lomita, Thursday, 7-8 p.m. Women's (Matters of the Heart) at Bay Cities Church - now meets in person, 6/18/2022 per Mary F.

  • Manhattan Beach
  • Tuesday 7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. - hybrid meeting. American Martyrs Church 700 15th Street, Blessed Virgin Mary Wing - Our Lady of Fatima Room (Upstairs with an available elevator). Zoom meeting available as well: 864 6347 8473 Passcode 778471.
  • Tuesday, 7:00 pm. In the basement, Added 7/20/2022, DR.
  • Wednesday Hour of Recovery Noon Hybrid Meeting - 12-1pm. In-person location: Assembly Hall, Manhattan Beach Community Church, 303 South Peck Avenue, Manhattan Beach 90266 Zoom info: please text 310-920-2278 or refer to L.A. Al-Anon Information Service website. Location change from El Segundo, 7/19/2022.

  • Palos Verdes Estates
  • Wednesday, 10:00 am, 637 Via Del Monte, In person or Zoom (840 5869 9562, passcode Hilltopper) Added 7/20/2022, DR.
  • Thursday 7:30 p.m. (1 hr.) St. Francis Episcopal Church, 2200 Via Rosa. The meeting is in person and a separate Zoom meeting (893 9450 8101 Passcode: Parents), (3/26/2022, updated 7/20/2022).

  • Redondo Beach
  • Sunday, 1:30 pm, In-person meeting, Added 7/20/2022, DR.

  • Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Wednesday 10 a.m. Mary and Joseph Retreat Center. Virtual meeting information: Call 310-753-9489 for virtual meeting information. Added 7/20/2022, DR.

  • Rolling Hills
  • Monday, Step Study, 10 am, Parking in the lower lot; handicap access from the upper lot is not always available. Added 7/20/2022, DR. Updated by Laurie, 9/21/2022.
  • Monday 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Meeting physically at St Luke's Presbyterian Church, 6825 Rolling Hills Rd. Physical meeting only (updated 12/16/2021).
  • Rolling Hills Estates/Palos Verdes, Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - Hilltoppers - Mary & Joseph Retreat Ctr - 5300 Crest Rd. at Crenshaw - 9:30 a.m. beginners’ mtg. physical and separate Zoom meeting - access information is pending).

  • San Pedro
  • Monday, 7:30 pm, Location unknown, Book and Steps study. Read building, parking lot in the rear. Added 7/20/2022, DR.
  • Tuesday, 7:00 pm, Building A. fifth floor. room 5 west, address not provided, Added 7/20/2022, DR.
  • Tuesday, 7 to 8 pm, Currently Zoom only, 771 5623 8594, passcode think, Added 7/20/2022, DR.
  • Friday, 8 p.m. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1350 W. 25th St. San Pedro, 90732 (Enter through the front door). Added 8/6/2022, Patty.

  • Torrance
  • Saturday Walteria United Methodist Church, 3646 Newton. Virtual meeting information: Room opens at 8:45, meeting starts at 9:00 am, breakout sessions for small groups after readings, end at 10:30. For the meeting ID, email saturdaywalteria@gmail.com. Physical meeting has restarted as well. Alateen - Zoom meeting is no longer active. Resumption to physical meetings at Walteria United Methodist Ch, 3646 Newton in Torrance, CA. 9:00 main meeting starts and Alateen begins at approximately 9:45 a.m.
  • Sunday, Courage to Change, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Torrance Alano Club (TLC) - 1645 Arlington Ave. Face-to-face with masks required. Contact: Terri L. 310-872-7786.
  • Monday, 7:00 am, In person, Room 9 (Upstairs rear). Added 7/20/2022, DR.
  • Monday 7:30 p.m. Virtual meeting information: Sent text message to 310-529-0582.
  • Wednesday, 7:00 pm, Backroom, Location unknown, Added 7/20/2022, DR.

Contact other members of your group to obtain information needed to attend meetings that have temporarily switched to an online format due to meeting closure from COVID-19. If you want your group’s virtual meeting information to be included above, please send information to dondt.at.hotmail.com.

Additionally, contact Al-Anon Family Groups of Greater Los Angeles (AISLA) for a virtual meetings list (as applicable) and additional information.

Other News:

Group donations to Southern California World Service should be made out to SCWS Treasurer, 10073 Valley View St. #260, Cypress, CA, 90630. Current Group Contribution Forms are available through the Get Forms link on the SCWS website.

Note that the Alanon Service Manual is available online. Groups receive a complimentary copy through their GRs and the books can be purchase through LA Central Office or through the AFG online store.

Events:

Meetings may be closed due to the Covid-19 situation; please contact other members of your group to obtain information needed to attend meetings that have temporarily switched to an online format. If you want your group’s virtual meeting information to be announced, please text it to dondt.at.hotmail.com. Additionally, contact Al-Anon Family Groups of Greater Los Angeles (AISLA) for a virtual meetings list (as applicable) and additional information.

Note that all Intergroup meetings are cancelled per Al-Anon Information Services memo dated 3/13/2020.

Annual AMIAS Re-certification Workshops are cancelled until further notice and will be replaced by on-line workshops shortly (3/26/2020).

Southern California World Service (SCWS) Calendar

Al-Anon Information Services of Greater Los Angeles (AISLA ) Calendar

2022 and Beyond

Jan 15, 2022, Sharing of Service Workshop

Jan 19, D54 GR Zoom Meeting.

Mar 16, D54 GR Zoom Meeting.

Apr 9, SBRU Kick Off Breakfast - Saint John Fisher Church - 8:30 a.m.

Jun 18, D54 Alathon

Sept 2 - 5, 38th Southbay Family Roundup - "Change Our Point of View"

Jun 23, 2023 - 2023 Al-Anon International Convention - Albuquerque, NM.

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