In May of 1951, Anne B. and Lois W. wrote a letter to the original 87 A.A. Family Groups (including some
The word "Al-Anon" is simply a derivative of Alcoholics Anonymous, combining the first syllables of each word
The first letter is dated "May 1951" and the entire month is traditionally recognized as Al-Anon’s anniversary
Alateen groups were started in September of 1957, in Pasadena, California
The first World Service Conference was held on April 20-23, 1961 in New York City, NY at the George Washington Hotel.
The circle within the triangle was approved at the 1968 World Service Conference.
No. Anne B. is the cofounder of Al-Anon. Annie S. is the wife of Dr. Bob, who is the cofounder of
Printouts with registration dates are sent to either the area delegates or group records coordinators twice a year. Many Al-Anon information
Al-Anon/Alateen Service Manual (P-24/27) Alateen—Hope for Children of Alcoholics (B-3), pages 105-116 How Al-Anon Works for Families & Friends of Alcoholics
The Al-Anon Family Groups published in 1955. The original text was reprinted in 2000 and is available by ordering The Al-Anon