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Anonymous (12-Step) Groups

All groups listed in this section have support groups meeting in Seattle. Some have groups meeting in surrounding communities as well.

In general, 12-step groups ask for donations at meetings, but no one is turned away for lack of funds.

Alcohol / Drug Help Line

Substance abuse treatment referral in Washington State. 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily.
Verified 09/2012

Alcoholics Anonymous - Greater Seattle Intergroup
5507 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle 98108

For those seeking sobriety (or information about AA).
Verified 09/2012

Al-Anon Family Groups
206-625-0000 (staffed 24 hours)

For relatives and friends of alcoholics (people who have been affected by someone else's drinking) in Seattle/King County. Also groups for teenagers.
Verified 09/2012

Cocaine Anonymous
425-244-1150 (info line)
1-800-723-1923 (info line)
1-800-347-8998 (national) E-mail:

For addicts seeking recovery.
Verified 09/2012

Nar-Anon Family Groups
206-626-7171 Help Line

For relatives and friends of drug addicts.
Verified 09/2012

Narcotics Anonymous

24-hour hotline. For persons addicted to drugs.
Verified 09/2012

Overeaters Anonymous
206-264-5045 - 24 hr. help/info line

For persons with eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia, and obesity.
Verified 09/2012

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

12-step program for anyone who suffers from overeating, undereating, bulimia, or obsession with food, weight or body size. On their web site, click "Meetings" on top menu to find a local meeting.
Verified 06/2013

Marijuana Anonymous, Seattle chapter
206-414-9270 info line
Verified 09/2012

St. Paul's United Church of Christ

There are a particularly large number of 12-step meetings at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 6512 12th NW, Seattle 98117 in Ballard. For further information, phone 206-783-6733 (Tue., Wed., Thu. 9 a.m. - 12 noon) or you can leave them a message through their site, to which they will reply by email.
Verified 09/2012

Related Seattle Crisis Resource Directory topics:

Other related topics:

  • National web site for Alcoholics Anonymous.
  • Washington State Al-Anon Statewide Al-Anon listings (web site only). For relatives and friends of alcoholics (people who have been affected by someone else's drinking) in Washington State. Also groups for teenagers.
  • Re-entry anonymous is a 12-step group for people "struggling with a life destroyed by incarceration and the consequences thereafter as a result of their criminal past, addiction to a life of crime, and the challenges of ex-offender reentry." No local Seattle group, but there are several national conference call phone meetings weekly.
  • 12 Step resources for the Deaf and hard of hearing.
  • DC-based Stanice Anderson maintains a good collection of links for 12-step programs. Her own site seems a bit in a gray area of 12-step culture, since members of 12-step groups are theoretically not supposed to give their last names or present themselves as experts of any kind. Nonetheless, Ms. Anderson is hardly alone in doing so.
  • Essence of Recovery is an interesting collection of resources, including chat-room style on-line 12 Step meetings.
  • The online 12 Steps CyberCafe.
  • NA Chat is an extensive Narcotics Anonymous site.
  • There are a lot of other 12-step resources both on and off the web. If you know of something you think is particularly useful, please let us know.

This page last fully fact-checked: September 2012
This page last modified: March 25, 2014
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