12-Step Programs Offered Near Columbia University Campus

A 12-step program is a self-help group whose members attempt recovery from various addictions and compulsions through the use of a plan referred to as the “twelve steps.”  Below is a list of meeting locations and times near Columbia University campus.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a self-help organization that provides a support group for individuals trying to overcome alcoholism.

Broadway Presbyterian Church

  • 601 W. 114th Street (2nd red door)
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30 pm
  • 212-864-6100
  • Open to new members. Closed discussion group: open to alcoholics only; allows for each participant to share their story and receive positive feedback from others.

Church of Notre Dame

  • 405 W. 114th Street, Merton RoomWednesdays and Fridays, 6:30 pm
  • These meetings are usually led by more experienced group members with the primary focus on introducing new members to the tools available for the maintenance of sobriety.
  • Beginners are not restricted to meetings of this type; they are welcomed at all meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous. A benefit of a "beginner" meeting is the opportunity to meet other peers as they start their sober lives.

Columbia Presbyterian Hospital

  • 701 W. 168th Street
  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 12:00 pm: Discussion
  • Tuesday, 12:00 pm: Beginners
  • Thursday, 12:00 pm, Step
  • 212-647-1680
  • Open to new members. Closed discussion group: open to alcoholics only; allows for each participant to share their story and receive positive feedback from others. The Step Study group is available for anyone who wishes to learn more about the 12 steps that are the foundation and basis of the program. The Beginners groups are available for newcomers to the AA meeting format.

Riverside Church

  • 490 Riverside Drive
  • Mondays, 7:00 pm
  • 212-870-6700
  • Open to new members. Closed discussion group: open to alcoholics only; allows for each participant to share their story and receive positive feedback from others.

St Mary's Episcopal Church

  • 521 W. 126th Street
  • Mondays, 12:00 pm
  • Website 
  • These meetings are open to the public and are one hour long.

Before attending a meeting on this list, please contact the number provided for each location and/or go to http://www.nyintergroup.org/meetinglist/ for more information.

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous is a self-help organization that provides a support group for individuals trying to overcome an addiction to drugs.

Riverside Church
  • 490 Riverside Drive
  • Tuesdays, 7:00 pm
  • 212-870-6700
  • Open to new members. Closed discussion group: open to addicts only; allows for each participant to share their story and receive positive feedback from others.
Manhattanville Community Baptist
  • 1415 Amsterdam Avenue
  • Monday – Friday, 9:30 am
  • Saturdays, 9:00 am
  • This meeting is focused on discussion of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of NA. This group is open to addicts and non-addicts alike. All are welcome.
Before attending a meeting on this list, please contact the number provided for each location and/or go to http://newyorkna.org/ for more information.

Al-Anon

Al-Anon is an organization that provides guidance, counseling, and support for the relatives, friends, and associates of alcoholics.

Holy Name Church

  • 207 W. 96th Street
  • Fridays, 6:00 pm
  • Open meeting

Trinity House

  • 324 W. 108th Street
  • Fridays, 6:30 pm

West End Presbyterian Church

  • 165 W. 105th Street, Parish House Basement
  • Tuesdays, 7:00 pm

Before attending a meeting on this list, go to https://www.nycalanon.org/findmeeting.php for more information.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous is an organization that provides a support group for individuals who suffer from compulsive overeating.

Congregation Shaare Zedek
  • 212 W. 93rd Street
  • Tuesdays, 8:00 pm
  • Open meeting
Before attending a meeting on this list, go to http://www.oanyc.org/meetings/current-meeting-list/ for more information.

Last Updated: 
12/11/15