Al-Anon Family Groups

Site: Hamilton / Burlington

Service: Al-Anon / Alateen Meetings

Record #: BTN0062
Last Full Update: 13 Mar 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone Voicemail 905-522-1733
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Agency Information

Description (Agency)

Support group for family and friends of individuals with alcohol abuse issues

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1971
Funding Self-supporting by voluntary contribution

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

An anonymous fellowship, separate from Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems 
Al-Anon/Alateen philosophy is that only the individual can decide for themselves whether or not Al-Anon can help them

  • focus is on people whose lives have been affected by another's drinking 


  • based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions adapted from AA 
  • a spiritual program, based on no particular form of religion 
  • not allied with any sect or denomination, everyone is welcome, no matter what affiliation or none


  • part of the Al-Anon Fellowship, designed for the younger relatives and friends of alcoholics, ages 13-18
  • follows the same Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions and principles as Al-Anon 
  • members conduct their own meetings with the guidance of an adult Al-Anon member sponsor

Phone service:

Provides support and information for relatives and friends of alcoholics in the Burlington and Hamilton area

  • Al-Anon members return calls

For meetings in other parts of southern Ontario call 1-888-425-2666 or see Al-Anon Ontario South website


For local meeting information call 24-hour phone line or see printable list on website here

Areas Served Burlington ; Hamilton (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) and up

Men, women and children whose lives have been affected by the compulsive drinking of a family member or friend

  • Alateen is for youth aged 13-18

Contact for information

Languages English ; Literature is available in 30 different languages
Fees None ; voluntary contribution, no fee

Site Information

Site Location Various locations throughout Hamilton and Burlington * map location provided only for purposes of locating services in Hamilton/Burlington Area * does not point to a specific meeting location
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
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Physical Access Unknown - varies according to meeting location

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