AA Meetings Near Brown

Alcoholics Anonymous has no affiliation with Brown University.  The information on this page is provided as a service to the Brown community.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a twelve-step fellowship attended by people who wish to stop drinking. AA meetings are of two basic types—closed and open. Closed meetings are for alcoholics only. Open meetings are suitable for anybody interested in learning more about the AA program of recovery.

This page lists meetings that are close to Brown and that young people in recovery often attend. AA meetings open to the community are flagged with an asterisk (*).

A complete list of AA meetings in Rhode Island is maintained by the Rhode Island Central Service Committee. 

DAILY

7 a.m. 
*The Wellness Center (a one-hour open meeting)
132A George M. Cohan Street (between Wickenden and the freeway)

MONDAY

5:00 p.m. 
Common Bond (a 90-minute closed discussion meeting)
Common Room in Alumnae Hall (on campus)
190 Meeting Street

7 p.m.
*The Magnificent Reality (a 60-minute open step study meeting)
Providence Presbyterian Church
500 Hope Street (in basement; enter on left side of building)

8 p.m.
*Young People’s Meeting (a one-hour open discussion meeting)
All Saints Memorial Church (basement)
674 Westminster Street

TUESDAY

7 p.m. 
Tuesday Night Men’s Meeting (a one-hour closed discussion meeting)
Central Congregational Church
296 Angell Street (second floor; enter on Cooke Street)

8 p.m.
*Saint Martin's Church
50 Orchard Avenue 

WEDNESDAY

12:15 p.m.
*First Unitarian Church
1 Benefit St. 

6 p.m.
Women’s Step Study (a one-hour closed meeting)
Central Congregational Church
296 Angell Street (second floor; enter on Cooke Street)

7:30 p.m.
Men’s Step Study (a one-hour closed meeting)
Central Congregational Church
296 Angell Street (second floor; enter on Cooke Street)

THURSDAY

5:30 p.m. 
Common Bond (a one-hour closed step study meeting)
001 Smith Buonnano (on campus)
170 Meeting Street

7 p.m.
West Side Topic Meeting (a one-hour closed discussion meeting)
W.B.N.A. Building
1560 Westminster Street

FRIDAY

6 p.m.  
An Act of Providence (a one-hour closed discussion meeting)
Central Congregational Church
296 Angell Street (second floor; enter on Cooke Street)

7 p.m. 
*Back to Basics (a one-hour open speaker/discussion meeting)
St. Sebastian’s Church
Corner of Lloyd and Cole (in basement; use main Church entrance)

SATURDAYS

12 noon
*Women’s Meeting (a one-hour open meeting)
Ray Hall, Butler Hospital
345 Blackstone Blvd

5:30 p.m.
*Road to Happy Destiny (a one-hour closed Big Book Study)
Providence Presbyterian Church
500 Hope Street (entrance on left side of building; meeting in the basement)

7:30 p.m.
*Brothers in Sobriety (Gay Men) (a one-hour open discussion meeting)
Community Church
Corner of Wayland and Lloyd

10:30 p.m.
*Providence Presbyterian Church
500 Hope St (basement, enter on left) 

SUNDAY

10 a.m.
*Women’s Meeting
Common Room in Alumnae Hall (on campus)
190 Meeting Street

7 p.m.
 
*Breathing Easy (a one-hour open discussion meeting)
First Unitarian Church
1 Benefit Street (second floor)