It’s now easier than ever to get to English meetings from Barra da Tijuica by metro train (one of the safest ways to travel in Rio). Email us for details or google Rio Metro.

Flamengo/Largo do Machado

Condor Group
Address: 29 Largo do Machado, Room 526
Address for taxi: Largo do Machado, 29
Galeria Condor
Enter shopping galleria (entrance to the left of the store drop’s) and take elevator to 5th floor
Mondays 8:00pm – 9:00pm

Closest subway Largo do Machado
Wheelchair accessible

Leblon Group

128 Rua General Urquiza, room 202

Address for Taxi:
Leblon, Rua General Urquiza 128

In a building Between Streets (ruas) Joao de Barros and Humberto de Campos. Go down the alleyway on the right side of the building. Then up the stairs to the left to the 2nd floor. Look for the AA sign. Not wheelchair accessible.
Closest subway Antero de Quental

Open Meeting – 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Contact Luciana (21) 99979 8907 Whatsapp enabled

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Botafogo Group

Botafogo, 99 Rua Real Grandeza

Address for taxi:
Botafogo, Rua Real Grandeza, 99

Between Rua Voluntarios da Patria and Rua Sao Clemente at the English School in The Anglican Church(*). Enter the grounds through the gate that the guard will open, go to the left side of the church and to the end of the hallway, through room on left down into basement. Closest subway(called metro) stop is Botafogo Station. Walk(allow 20 minutes) about 8 blocks away from the beach up the street Rua Voluntarios da Patria. When you get to the intersection with Real Grandeza, turn right and the church with be about 50 meters down the street on the right. Not Wheelchair accessible

Step Study (Closed meeting which means for Alcoholics and those with a desire to stop drinking)
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Big Book Study
(Closed meeting for alcoholics and those with a desire to stop drinking)

6:00pm to 7:00pm
Contact Ward
21 99812 0046 (cell)

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Ipanema Group

Ipanema, 156 Rua Visconde de Piraja, room 610

Address for taxi:
Ipanema, Rua Visconde de Piraja, 156

In a office building (retail ground level) between Rua Teixeira de Melo and Rua Farme de Amoeda. Take the elevator to the 6th floor, room 610 is down the hall on the left with a sign on the door that says Grupo Ipanema. Enter the building under sign 156 Centro Comercial to the left of Azteka Restaurant. Elevator will be to the left. Closest subway (called metro) stop is General Osorio. Take the exit General Osorio Square (Pca. General Osorio). Walk straight ahead from the exit, then cross the street. Wheelchair accessible.
Daily Reflections (Open Meeting) – 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Copacabana Group

Open 365 days a year

Copacabana, 435 Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, room 1005

Address for taxi:
Copacabana, Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 435

In an office building between Rua Paula de Freitas and Rua Republica do Peru. Take elevator to 10th floor. Closest subway stop is Cardeal Arcoverde Station. Wheelchair accessible.

Topic Discussion (Open Meeting) – 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Contact Felicity +44 7843 448061 Whatsapp enabled

As Bill Sees It (Open Meeting) – 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Contact Sofia +55 21 97206 1506 Whatsapp messages only

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(*) Although our meetings are held at a church, we, as an AA group are not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution.

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Contact A.A. Rio

To find out more about our meetings, or just for general info, contact:

21 99812 0046 WhatsApp enabled

678-528-7720 (USA VoIP to Rio)

21 98764 3219 (cell)
Whatsapp enabled

Callers from outside of Brazil or using a non-Brazilian cell phone within Brazil may need to dial country code "55" before city code 21. Callers with a Rio landline or Rio cell phone may not need to dial 21.