Covid-19 (Corona Virus) News and Meeting Update

As the country tries to cope with the spread of the Covid-19 virus, information and advice changes daily.
Following guidelines from the government on the 16th March 2020 with regards to reducing social contact to a minimum, AA groups may choose (through their group conscience) to cancel meetings. These meetings are listed below:

Contacting us

If you use our Contact form to make an enquiry please ensure you have typed in the correct email address.

If you tick the box requesting a copy is sent to you then you can be assured we will have also received the message and will reply as soon as we can.

Open meetings for Health Professionals

Many meetings are open to anyone interested in the field of alcoholism, it's effects and recovery,
Health Professionals, teachers, counsellors, youth workers, family and friends - all welcome.
Please see the meetings list for meetings which are open to all.

We look forward to seeing you!

Closure of meeting in Blandford

The Blandford Wednesday lunchtime meeting has closed.
Thanks to all members who supported the meeting.

8th West Dorset Convention 2020

Due to current concerns about the spread of Coronavirus, the convention due to take place on 28th March has been postponed.

More information will be posted when a new date is agreed.Tickets will remain valid. If you require a refund, please contact convention organisers.

One day Open AA convention with Al-Anon participation.
Bring your family and friends for a day of recovery and fellowship.

Tickets £5 (including lunch)

Alcoholics Anonymous UK are seeking members for new Chat now service!

Now that you are sober - Help others to get and stay sober!

There are vacancies for the Online Response Service (ORS) which has been running for a number of years. The main purpose of the ORS Help Desk is to put the still suffering alcoholic in touch with the AA Telephone Service or an AA Group and provide them with information about AA and the 12 Step Programme along with an AA starter pack.


Are you a health professional?

There are a variety of ways for health professionals to interact with Alcoholics Anonymous.

You can use the 'Where to find' on this site to give to clients or patients.

You can direct them to this site.

You can read the information on the Alcoholics Anonymous UK Website

Regular members - New GSRs

Are you a new Group Rep for your group?

There are welcome packs for new GSRs available from West Dorset Intergroup.

Ask your service sponsor or contact West Dorset Intergroup Secretary.

A warm welcome to visitors

We would like to extend a warm welcome to all visitors to the area. One of the great pleasures of our fellowship is being able to visit meetings when away from home on business, on holiday, or just passing through. If you would like directions or information about parking or public transport links to any of our meetings, do contact us via this website.
One of our members will be delighted to be of service.


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