Worried about your drinking? If you want to quit, A.A. can help – call us:

Portland AA 24-Hour Hotline: 503-223-8569

A.A. Meetings in Portland

There are about 900 meetings per week in the Portland metro area; check our meeting schedule  for meeting times and locations.

  • “Open” meetings – everyone is welcome, including family members, friends, and anyone curious about A.A.
  • “Closed” meetings – limited to anyone with a desire to stop drinking; if you think you may have a drinking problem and want to do something about it, you’re welcome to come.

If you want to keep drinking, that’s your business.  But if you want to stop, AA can help.

Announcements

PAI Business Meeting

Portland Area Intergroup's business meeting is held on the 2nd Monday of each month from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Unity Church of Portland, 4525 SE Stark St., Portland, OR 97215. We meet in the basement of the church. Park in the large parking lot on the east side of...

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Upcoming Events

Sun 18

PAI 69th Annual Picnic

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Blue Lake Park
NE 223rd
Tue 27

District 25 Monthly Business Meeting

August 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Immanuel Lutheran Church
39901 Pleasant Street
Sep 02

District 27 Monthly Business Meeting

September 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St Pauls Methodist Church
11631 SE Linwood Ave
Sep 03

District 23 Monthly Business Meeting

September 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Emmanuel Presbyterian Church
19200 SW Willamette DR
Sep 03

District 12 Monthly Business Meeting

September 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
12 x 12 Club
7035 NE Glisan

Current Flyers

Meeting Guide

Looking for a Meeting? Got a Smart Phone?

There’s an app for that!

The easiest way to find a meeting near you, Meeting Guide was created by A.A. members, is supported by A.A. World Services, and it’s available free from the Apple and Google stores.

The Meeting Guide app icon and circle-chair symbol are copyright A.A. World Services, Inc.

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Newsletter

Read current and back issues of Sobriety in Stumptown, your monthly news from Intergroup.

What is AA?

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements, no dues or fees, and AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

AA Preamble

The Preamble was introduced in the June 1947 issue of the AA Grapevine magazine and borrows much of its phrasing from the Foreword to the original edition of the Big Book, Alcoholics Anonymous

The AA Preamble

12 Steps

AA’s Twelve Steps are a group of principles, spiritual in their nature, which, if practiced as a way of life, can expel the obsession to drink and enable the sufferer to become happily and usefully whole.

The 12 Steps

 

12 Traditions

AA’s Twelve Traditions apply to the life of the Fellowship itself. They outline the means by which AA maintains its unity and relates itself to the world about it, the way it lives and grows. 

The 12 Traditions