Al-Anon Family Groups

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Based on the same principles as Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon runs self-help group meetings for partners, families and friends of problem drinkers, whether they are still drinking or not. Confidential helpline offers understanding, support and information. Literature, books and leaflets are also available.


Helpline available 10 am – 10pm, 365 days a year. Please do not leave a message as, to ensure callers’ confidentiality, they are unable to return calls. Alternatively, if unable to call, an email helpline is available.


Please visit the website to find Al-Anon family meetings available in your area and the times at which they take place. Also, have a find your nearest meeting option on their website. Alternatively, call the admin line for further details.

Contact Details

Free phone number: 0800 0086 811

Email: or


57B Great Suffolk Street, London, SE1 0BB

Other Info

Opening times:
Helpline: 7 days a week, 10am-10pm.

No fees to join or attend - collection at meeting for rent costs is contributed on a pay what you can afford basis.

Disabled Access:
Access varies, meetings held in range of venues. However for Lambeth there is presently disabled access.

please note: there are various addresses for meetings around London. Please view the website for a list of these.

Other information:
Al-Anon is not a therapy group. They don't offer counselling or advice or try to explain your experiences. Additionally, they are not a religious organisation and welcome those of all faiths and none, treating everyone as equals.

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