Meetings In The UK

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Families Anonymous Meetings are for Families and Friends of those with a Drug or Related Behavioural Problem.

The meetings list is constantly being updated so it’s advisable to check with the local contacts before going to your first meeting.

Many groups are holding virtual meetings via video, audio or text to link up on line. Virtual meetings allow people to share information and support in real time, without being physically located together.

To make contact with a local FA member before joining a meeting, please call the office or the helpline on 0207 498 4680. Calls to this number are normally answered daily 1-4pm and 6-9pm. Local contact telephone numbers are not available on the FA website or forum, only from the helpline.

Face to Face Meetings 

Aylesbury (Bucks): 1st Tues each month 7pm-8.30. Walton Parish Hall, Walton Street, Aylesbury Bucks HP21 7QX

Bristol: Monday 7.30pm – 9.00pm excl. bank holidays
Redland Park United Reform Church, Redland Park Rd, Redland, Bristol  BS6 6SA

Barnstaple (Devon) 2nd Monday each month 5 – 6.30 pm excl. bank holidays
Barnstaple Library (Computer Suite), Tuly St, Barnstaple, Devon  EX31 1EL

E17 Steps and Traditions (East London): Wed 7.30-9pm  ** Meeting can be joined online **
Coppermill Primary School, Edward Road, London E17 6PB. nearest overground stations: Blackhorse Rd or St James St.

Redruth (Cornwall) : Monday 1.10pm  – 2.30pm
Illogan Village Hall, Nance Lane, Churchtown, Illogan, Redruth Cornwall TR16 4BB

Birmingham 2nd and 4th Tues each month 7:30-9.00pm.
The Chapel Room, All Saints Centre, 2 Vicarage Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 7RA

Blackpool Thurs  7pm-9pm.    St. Thomas’ Church Hall, 135 Caunce Street Blackpool  FY1 3NJ
The hall is next door to the church which is on the corner of Devonshire Road and Caunce Street, Blackpool.  The church is a 10 minute walk down Caunce St. from the town centre.  St. Thomas’ is a 10 minute drive from the M55 motorway which links to the M6.

Bourton-on-the-Water (GLOUCS): Thursday 6.45pm for 7pm – 8.15pm      ** starting 23/9/21 **
The George Moore Community Centre, Salmonsbury Room
Moore Road, Bourton-On-The-Water, Glos GL54 2AZ

Bricket Wood, St Albans Thursday 7.30-9.00pm   ** starting Oct 7th **
The Meeting Room, St Lukes Church, The Crescent, off South Riding, Bricket Wood AL2 3NF.
Face masks required in the common areas, not in the meeting. Handgel provided.

Exeter (Devon) last Monday each month 6.30-7.30 pm.
New Room (Bad Homburg Room),1st Floor, Palace Gate Centre, 3 Palace Gate, Exeter EX1 1JA (disabled access)

Swansea : Wednesday 7.30 – 9.00pm
St Benedict’s Church Hall, Llythrid Avenue,  Uplands, Swansea SA2 0JJ

South Wales (Cardiff):  Wednesday 7pm -8.30pm
Samye Wellbeing Centre, 250 Cowbridge Road east, Canton, Cardiff CF5 1GZ

Gants Hill (Essex): Wednesday 7:30 – 9pm
Gants Hill Methodist Church, 18 Gants Hill Cres., Ilford Essex IG2 6TU

Guildford (Surrey): Wednesday 7pm-8pm
Lower Hall, Trinity Centre, next  to Holy Trinity Church, off High St, Guildford GU1 3RR
Spaced seating, masks optional.  Access problematic

Leeds:  3rd Thursday each month  7-8.30pm  5WAYS @ the Recovery Academy, 43 Westfield Road, Leeds LS3 1DG

Walsall & Dudley: 1st & 3rd Saturday 10.30 am-12  ** Meeting can be joined online **
Change Grow Live, 30 Station St., Walsall. WS2 9JZ
Free parking at the rear of the building. Wheelchair access.
Venues COVID rules limit to 30 attendees only so first come first served – space will be given up for any new comer
should the maximum be reached prior to the new comer getting there.

Edinburgh Saturday: 1st Saturday each month 10.30 am – 12  ** Meeting can be joined online **
Cramond Kirk Committee Room, 16 Cramond Glebe Rd, Edinburgh EH4 6NS

Partick (Glasgow):  Saturday 10:30 am —12noon.   30 Fortrose Street, Glasgow G11 5SN

Hamilton Scotland: Thurs 7.00-8.30 pm
Hamilton Ac. Stadium, New Douglas Park, Cadzow Ave. Hamilton, S Lanarks ML3 0FT.
2nd floor, Active Access suite.Room open from 6.40
Face masks must be worn until seated in the room and hands sanitized on entry.
There is hand sanitizer provided.

Online only Meetingscall the helpline to get joining details

Bristol Famanonline: Weds 7.45-9 pm

Camborne, Cornwall: Saturday 8-9.30pm

Chelsea (SW10): Tuesday 7.15 for 7:30pm – 9.00pm

Chiswick (W4): Wednesday 7pm –8pm

Exeter: 1st & 3rd Monday 6.30-7.30pm

Woodford Green (Essex):  Sunday 4pm – 5.30pm

Sevenoaks: Monday 7:30-9.00pm excl bank holidays

Stonehouse (Glos):  Tuesday 7pm -8.15pm

White City (W12): 1st Sunday each month 7.15pm-8.30pm

Liverpool: Wednesday  7.30pm to 9pm

Leeds:  Tuesday 7.00-8:30pm

Walsall and Dudley: 2nd & 4th Wednesday  6.30pm-8pm

Edinburgh: Tues 7.30-9.00pm and Saturday 10.30-11.30am

Hamilton, Scotland: Tues 7.15-8.30 pm

Wick, Caithness: Friday 12.30 – 2pm

Other Groups currently not meeting

DORSET:  Bournemouth Seeking new venue

ESSEX: Chelmsford 1st and 3rd Monday 7.30pm – 9.00pm
114 Springfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6LF

HERTFORDSHIRE: Hitchin 2nd Saturday each month 10.30am-12pm
Christchurch, Bedford Road, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1HF

LONDON Bermondsey:  Tuesday 7-8.30pm

Rhyl:  Monday  6-7pm & Fri. 1.30-2.30pm
Good News Mission, 75 Marsh Road, Rhyl LL18 2AB fully accessible


Aberdeenshire: St Combs:
** meeting suspended, seeking new members **
St Combs Assemblies of God Church, Reidfield Place, St Combs AB43 8ZQ.
Please call first to confirm, esp. during winter weather.
Call the office for local contact numbers

Blantyre: Friday 6pm-7.15pm
‘The Beacons’, 1 Station Rd., Blantyre G72 9AA
Fully accessible. 5 min walk from Blantyre train station

Edinburgh: Friday 10.00 am-11.30 am
1st Friday each month is a 12 Step meeting
Edinburgh Gorgie Salvation Army, 429-431 Gorgie Rd, Edinburgh EH11 2RT
Meeting is in the car park building, not the main building. Fully accessible.

Glasgow: Thursday 7:30-9.00pm
St Simon’s Church, 33 Partick Bridge St. (at the foot of Byres Rd), Partick G11 6PQ

Inverness: Thurs 7.30-9.00 pm
Beechwood House, 69/71 Old Perth Road, Inverness,
Highland IV2 3JH

contact the office / helpline for more details about these meetings:
Tel:   020-7498 4680
Calls are usually answered daily, 1:00-4:00pm and 6:00-9:00pm.

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