BEGINNER GROUPS           Steps 1, 2, 3


SCHAUMBURG - 1382                        Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month only.

        Zipcode 60173                Wed 6:30 pm     F.A.I.R, 2010 E. Algonquin Rd, Ste. 204 BEGINNERS 3 STEP MEETINGS


EDISON PARK – 777             Mon 7:30 pm     Edison Park Lutheran Church, 6626 N. Oliphant, 3rd floor youth room.

Zipcode 60631                NO HOLIDAYS  Use entrance off  parking lot on west side of building.


GOLD COAST - 1961                        Wed 6:00 pm     Hazelden, 869 N. Dearborn St. (North door) One hour meeting 6-7 prompt.

       Zipcode 60610                ALL HOLIDAYS

JEFFERSON PARK – 151       Mon 7:00 pm     Our Lady of Resurrection Medical Center, 5645 W. Addison, Lower Level

        Zipcode 60634                NO HOLIDAYS  Room next to Cafeteria-free parking in hospital garage.


NEAR NORTH – 1522                        Tue 6:00 pm      Hazelden, 869 N. Dearborn St. (North door) One hour meeting 6-7 prompt.

        Zipcode 60610                ALL HOLIDAYS                        

ANTIOCH – 1901                  Thurs. 6:30 pm   Antioch Recovery Club, 311 W. Depot St., back room (1 hour meeting)
Zipcode 60002                NO MEETINGS ON HOLIDAYS

ARLINGTON HTS - 171         Wed 7:30 pm     Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1234 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Room 3
Zipcode 60004                NO MEETINGS ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS


ARLINGTON HTS – 1669        Thurs 7:30 pm  NW Community Hospital, Youth Treatment Center, 901 W. Kirchoff Rd.,

Zipcode 60005                Main Entrance, First Floor Conference Room (1 hour meeting)


AURORA – 1870                   Mon. 7:30 pm    Provena Mercy Medical Center, Behavioral Health Bldg. 1330 N. Lake St.

        Zipcode 60506                ALL HOLIDAYS  (Route 31 just south of I-88) Walsh Conference Rm.  Doors locked at 8pm

                                                                  Ring bell for late access.


DES PLAINES NW-162          Sun 7:30 pm      Holy Family Medical Center, 100 N. River Rd.

        Zipcode 60016                ALL HOLIDAYS  Main entrance, lower level, Mt. Prospect Room


DOWNERS GROVE – 801      Thurs 7:30 pm    Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 4501 N. Main St., in basement

        Zipcode 60515                NO MEETINGS ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS  1 block so. of Ogden across from Downers Grove No. H.S.

                                            Park in south church lot or at Downers Grove No. H.S. on north side.

ELK GROVE – 1973             Tues 7:00 pm (New group) Christus Victor Lutheran Church

        Zipcode 60007                NO MEETINGS ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS      1045 S. Arlington Hts. Rd.

GLENVIEW– 478                   Fri 7:30 pm        NorthShore University Healthcare (Glenbrook Hospital), 2100 Pfingsten Rd.,    

Zipcode 60026                ALL HOLIDAYS  First Floor - Conference Room D


GURNEE – 177                      Mon 7:30 pm    Gurnee Community Church, 4555 Old Grand Ave.,

        Zipcode 60031                NO MEETINGS ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS (Rear lot, 2nd door on Southeast side of bldg,)


HOFFMAN ESTATES – 157   Sun 7:00 pm      Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, 1650 Moon Lake Blvd.,

        Zipcode 60169                ALL HOLIDAYS  Room 1212 (Off the lobby.)  Sign in at front desk required by hospital.


LA GRANGE - 493                 Mon 7:30 pm     Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, 5101 S. Willow Springs Rd

        Zipcode 60525                NO MEETINGS ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS Main bldg. Room Dixon A on 1st floor.


LAKE BLUFF – 1569             Mon 7:30 pm     Deerpath Med Bldg.-North Shore Univ. Health System, 71 Waukegan Rd.,

         Zipcode 60044               Ste. 900 Upstairs

                                            NO MEETINGS ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS  (one hour meeting)

LIBERTYVILLE – 172           Tue 7:30 pm      Libertyville Civic Center, 135 W. Church St, Park in front, west side or back.

         Zipcode 60048               Not in Masonic Lodge lot. NO MEETINGS ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS


NEW LENOX-1196                Mon 7:30 pm     St. Jude School, 241 W 2nd Ave., School entrance behind church.

Zipcode 60451                NO MEETINGS ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS  Go up steps to double glass doors.

MC HENRY – 164                 Thurs. 7:30pm    Rosecrance 4501 Prime Pkwy, New Location

        Zipcode 60050                NO MEETINGS ON NATIONAL HOLIDAYS


OAK PARK – 1544                Tue 7:30 pm      1st United Church of Oak Park, 848 W Lake St., Room 14

        Zipcode 60301                NO MEETINGS ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS  Enter from the rear parking lot.


PALOS HEIGHTS - 853          Mon 7:00 pm     Palos Community Hospital 12251 S. 80th Ave at  McCarthy Rd

Zipcode 60463                NO HOLIDAYS  Conference Room #1, Ambulatory Care Center, Park in garage in rear of hospital, enter through Physical Therapy entrance, to end of hall, left to elevators. The room is across the hall from the elevators.


PARK RIDGE I – 173             Mon 7:30 pm     1st United Methodist Church, 418 W. Touhy Ave.,

        Zipcode 60068                NO HOLIDAYS  Use rear west entrance on Grant Place across from church parking lot.

                                                                    Ring bell for access to building.


SKOKIE AM – 831                 Fri 10:00 am      Carter Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4950 W. Pratt Avenue                      Zipcode 60077                NO MEETING ON XMAS/NEW YEARS  Enter from parking lot in rear


WAUKEGAN – 848                Wed 7:30 pm     Vista Medical Center East, 1324 N. Sheridan Rd, Small office off main lobby.

         Zipcode 60085               NO MEETINGS ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS


WESTMONT – 1820              Wed 7:30pm      Brush Hill Office Center, New Day Center, 740 Pasquinelli Dr., Suite 104 Go

Zipcode 60559                to left side of building to #104


WINFIELD - 1006                  Thurs 7:30 pm  Cadence Health  (Central DuPage Behavioral Health Center). 27W350 High

        Zipcode 60190                Lake ,   

                                            NO MEETINGS ON MAJOR HOLIDAYS Conference Room


WINNETKA – 494                 Wed 7:30 pm     Christ Church, 470 Maple St., Library, Room 105, park in back of bldg.

        Zipcode 60093                ALL HOLIDAYS


701 Lee St., Suite 670, Des Plaines, IL  60016

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Northfield #494 - NO MEETING on June 12, 2024