AA Meetings Ottawa, IL

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Below is a comprehensive directory of AA meetings in Ottawa, Illinois. The closest AA meeting to you is 21.88 miles away and meets on Thursday at 12:30 PM.

Monday AA Meetings in Ottawa

Being New in AA
675317 Online
Closed, Location Temporarily Closed, Newcomer, Online Meeting
21.88 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Belvidere Bridge Group
Remedies Building
Open
21.88 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Belvidere Group
103 N State St., Belvidere, IL 61008
Closed
21.88 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Beginners Meeting
Alano of Des Plaines
Closed, English, Newcomer
22.16 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Beginner's Meeting
Suburban Fellowship Center
Closed, Newcomer
31.8 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book 101
Lake Edge Alano Klub
Closed
34.55 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Online only
Mustard Seed In-person and Online
Big Book, Closed, Online Meeting
34.67 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Personal Stories Online only
Mustard Seed In-person and Online
Big Book, Closed, Online Meeting
34.67 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Students
McHenry Alano Club
Big Book, Closed, Wheelchair Access
34.67 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Discussion
Round Lake Alano Club
Discussion
36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Discussion
Day By Day Club
Closed
36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

District 28 Business Meeting Online
Online
Closed, Online Meeting, Wheelchair Access, Wheelchair-Accessible Bathroom
36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

CASO 12x12
Chicago Area Service Office
Closed, Wheelchair Access
36.38 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflections – AA – Discussion
02-8736 Online
Closed, Daily Reflections, Discussion, Online Meeting
36.79 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Charlie's Group
St. Joseph 's Church
Closed
37.01 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Tuesday AA Meetings in Ottawa

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Beginners/Discussion
Northwest Edge Alano Club
Closed
21.88 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Being New in AA
Shepherd Of The Prairie Church
Closed, Newcomer, Speaker, Wheelchair Access
21.88 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Belt House Boys Men
First United Methodist Church
Closed, Men
21.88 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflection
95-8200 Online
Closed, Online Meeting
26.43 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflection
EDI
Closed, Daily Reflections
26.43 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Back to Basics Group
Zion Lutheran Church
Newcomer, Open, Speaker
27.42 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Beginners Online
16-2061 Online
Online Meeting, Open
28.86 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflections
Temporarily Inactive
Discussion, Location Temporarily Closed
30.41 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Belvidere Group
103 N State St., Belvidere, IL 61008
Closed
32.21 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflections
Romeoville Recreation Center
Closed
33.69 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflections
North Shore Alano Club
Closed, Discussion
33.86 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Online
16-2061 Online
Online Meeting, Open
34.14 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Personal Stories
20-1171 Online
Big Book, Closed, Location Temporarily Closed, Online Meeting
34.67 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Camden Serenity Group
Camden Serenity Group
Discussion, Open, Wheelchair Access
35.19 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Beginners Open
Day By Day Club
Open
35.6 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Wednesday AA Meetings in Ottawa

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Beginners/Discussion
Northwest Edge Alano Club
Closed
21.88 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Belvidere Bridge Group
Remedies Building
Open
21.88 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflection
95-8200 Online
Closed, Online Meeting
26.43 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflections
05-3809 Online
Closed, Daily Reflections, Discussion, Location Temporarily Closed, Online Meeting
30.41 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Beginner's Meeting Steps 1, 2 and 3
Alano Club of the Northside
Open
31.8 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Belvidere Group
103 N State St., Belvidere, IL 61008
Closed
32.21 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflections
North Shore Alano Club
Closed, Discussion
33.69 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Online
16-2601 Online
Online Meeting, Open
34.14 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Online only
Mustard Seed In-person and Online
Big Book, Closed, Online Meeting
34.67 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Personal Stories Online only
Mustard Seed In-person and Online
Big Book, Closed, Online Meeting
34.67 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

DISCUSSION AT MFC
Mokena Fellowship Center
Closed, Discussion
36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflections – AA – Discussion
02-8746 Online
Closed, Online Meeting
36.79 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflections – AA – Discussion
02-8749 Online
Closed, Online Meeting
36.79 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Chicago Foxhall
04-6399 Online
Digital Basket, Location Temporarily Closed, Online Meeting, Speaker
37.01 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Chicago Hard Heads - Joe and Charlie tapes
Round Lake Alano Club
Closed, Discussion
37.01 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Thursday AA Meetings in Ottawa

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Beginners/Discussion
Northwest Edge Alano Club
Closed
21.88 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Beginners/Discussion
Northwest Edge Alano Club
Closed
21.88 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Belfry
St. Cajetan Parish Center
Closed
21.88 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Belvidere Group
103 N State St., Belvidere, IL 61008
Closed
21.88 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Refections
Mokena Fellowship Center
Closed, Daily Reflections
26.1 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflection
95-8200 Online
Closed, Online Meeting
27.05 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflections
North Shore Alano Club
Closed, Discussion
29.95 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Beginner's Meeting
Alano Club of Joliet
Closed, English, Wheelchair Access, Wheelchair-Accessible Bathroom
31.8 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Beginner's Meeting
New Town Alano Club
Discussion, Newcomer, Open, Step Meeting
31.8 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflections
Crystal Lake Alano Club
Closed, Daily Reflections
33.69 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Camden Serenity Group
Camden Serenity Group
Discussion, Open, Wheelchair Access
34.22 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

El Camino A La Vida, En Espanol
El Camino A La Vida
Spanish
34.5 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Priority Discussion
Lord of Life Lutheran Church
Big Book, Closed, Discussion
34.67 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Canton Downtowners
Covenant Community Fellowship Church
Closed, English
35.81 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Beginners Step Study 1, 2, 3 – AA – Discussion
02-8754 Online
Closed, Online Meeting
35.93 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Friday AA Meetings in Ottawa

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Belvidere Group
103 N State St., Belvidere, IL 61008
Closed
21.88 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Beginners Meeting
04-0496 Online
Location Temporarily Closed, Newcomer, Online Meeting, Open
22.16 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflection
95-8200 Online
Closed, Online Meeting
26.1 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

CRC
Continuing Recovery Center
Closed, Discussion
28.18 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Beginners Group
The Program House
Closed, Discussion
30.79 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Online only
Mustard Seed In-person and Online
Big Book, Closed, Online Meeting
34.14 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Online only
Mustard Seed In-person and Online
Big Book, Closed, Online Meeting
34.67 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Personal Stories Online only
Mustard Seed In-person and Online
Closed, Online Meeting
34.67 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Stories
New Beginnings
Closed
34.67 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Stories
Crystal Lake Alano Club
Big Book, Closed, Daily Reflections, Literature
34.67 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Stories
Antioch Recovery Club
Big Book, Open
34.67 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Beginners Step Study 1, 2, 3
North Shore Alano Club
Closed, Speaker
35.6 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Beginners Step Study 1, 2, 3 – AA – Discussion
02-8759 Online
Closed, Online Meeting
35.65 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Discussion
Revive Church
Closed
36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

DISCUSSION AT MFC
Mokena Fellowship Center
Closed, Discussion
36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Saturday AA Meetings in Ottawa

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Belvidere Group
103 N State St., Belvidere, IL 61008
Closed
21.88 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflections
Alano Hall
Closed
33.69 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Camden Serenity Group
Camden Serenity Group
Discussion, Open, Wheelchair Access
34.22 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

DISCUSSION AT MFC
Mokena Fellowship Center
Closed, Discussion
36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

DISCUSSION AT MFC
Mokena Fellowship Center
Closed, Discussion
36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflections - Zoom
Serenity House In-person and Online
Closed, Daily Reflections, Discussion, Online Meeting
36.79 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Chapters
Grupo Reencuentro Vera Cruz
Closed, Spanish
37.01 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Chillicothe Riverside
Shore Acres CC
Closed
37.01 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Early Birds Group
St. John Neumann Church
Closed, Discussion
37.54 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Study
Alano Hall
Big Book, Discussion, Open
38.76 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Eastside H.O.W.
Eastside H.O.W.
Open
38.93 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Study
Berger Hall West
Big Book, Closed
38.99 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Big Book Study
Morris Group

38.99 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Camino de la Libertad

Closed/Spanish
40.9 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Open Speaker
WSFC
In-Person Open Speaker Handicap
41.72 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Sunday AA Meetings in Ottawa

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Belvidere Group
103 N State St., Belvidere, IL 61008
Closed
21.88 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Beginners 1-2-3
West Suburban 12 & 12 Center
Closed, LGBTQ, Newcomer
29.61 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflections
Round Lake Alano Club
Discussion
30.41 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Daily Reflections
Grupo Reencuentro Vera Cruz
Closed, Daily Reflections, Spanish
33.69 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Camden Serenity Group
Camden Serenity Group
Discussion, Open, Wheelchair Access
34.22 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Beginners
First United Methodist Church
Closed, Newcomer
35.6 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Discussion
WSFC
In-Person Open Discussion Handicap
36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Discussion
Day By Day Club
Closed
36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

DISCUSSION - ONLY ZOOM MFC
Mokena Fellowship Center In-person and Online
Closed, Online Meeting, Speaker
36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

DISCUSSION AT MFC
Mokena Fellowship Center
Closed, Discussion
36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

DISCUSSION AT MFC
Mokena Fellowship Center
Closed, Discussion
36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Discussion Meeting
Berger Hall West
Closed, Discussion
36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

District 10 GSR Meeting - 4th Sunday of the month
St. Gilbert's Catholic Church

36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Do or Die
Bethany Lutheran Curch
Closed, Discussion
36.35 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

Chapter 7
Second Unitarian Church
Closed
37.01 miles from the center of Ottawa, IL

If you can't find a meeting close to you at the time you're looking for, we recommend checking out nearby towns including: Naplate, Dayton, Wedron, and Grand Ridge.

Additional local resources: Ottawa NA Meetings | Ottawa Al-Anon Meetings

What is an AA Meeting?

A meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous is an assembly where alcoholics and people who struggle with addiction gather for one hour to express their experience, strength, and hope. AA Members who attend an Alcoholic's Anonymous meeting in Ottawa, IL will share their experience getting sober through their personal anecdotes with anyone seeking help with a drinking problem. There is no religion, creed or race, for membership, just the wish to get sober, and live a happy & healthy life without alcohol.

Choosing An AA Meeting in Ottawa, IL

There are a many different AA meetings in Ottawa, IL. Before selecting the meeting that you are going to join, it is important to know the different types of AA meetings and who can attend each one.

Open Meeting of AA - An Open Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting is open to anyone who wishes to attend. You do not have to be an alcoholic to go to an open meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous. Friends, family, and children can join these meetings.

Closed Meeting of AA - A Closed Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting is only for those who have a desire to stop drinking. Friends and family are not able to attend these meetings.

Big Book Meeting - At Big Book meetings, a member will commonly read out of the Big Book and follow the reading with a discussion amongst its members.

Speaker Meeting - At an AA speaker meeting, a member of AA will tell their story and share their journey, strength, and hope with fellow members of AA. The speaker may or may not talk through the duration of the meeting and members are often encouraged to share their thoughts before wrapping up.

AA Literature Meeting - A literature meeting commonly revolves around reading from one of the AA approved pieces of literature and an sometimes they open the floor to discussion at the end or a speaker about the literature of topic.

Step Study - An AA step study typically focuses on a specific step or 2 per meeting. This can involve a speaker lead discussion about a particular step, literature reading, and could be followed by a discussion about the step(s).

Meditation Meeting - A Meditation AA Meeting can involve internal contemplation for a portion of the meeting or even the length of the meeting. The meditation may be guided and is sometimes followed by an open dialogue.

Traditions AA Meeting - One or more of the AA traditions will be discussed in depth. This can be done with a speaker, literature lead, and could be followed by a discussion.

Since each Ottawa AA meeting is autonomous, they are able to run each meeting as they see fit. Variation of meeting formats is common and you can also find AA meetings in Ottawa that do not. We recommend reaching out to the local AA intergroup to get more information on AA Meetings in Ottawa, IL, or navigating to aa.org to locate more information.

How to get the most out of your initial meeting in Ottawa, IL

To get the most out of your initial meeting you need to walk through the front door with an open mind, and the willingness to change. Make sure to give yourself extra time at the start and end because there is always a “before” and “after” for every meeting, where the members of the group gather outside and talk. Make sure during opening remarks that you raise your hand to introduce yourself as a new member of AA. Don't forget to ask for a meeting list, with contact information of the group members. The final thing to remember is don’t be afraid to raise your hand and speak, let the group know what lead you through their doors that day.