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 (at the Wizard sign). Then up the stairs to the left to the 2nd floor. Look for the AA sign.

Open Meeting – 10:00am – 11:00am
Contact Maria –
21 98182 9540 (cell)

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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 right side of the church and enter the hallway. Meeting room is down the hall on the right side. Closest subway (called metro) stop is Botafogo Station. Walk 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. The subway in Rio is one of the safest forms of transportation.

Step Study (Closed meeting which means for Alcoholics and those with a desire to stop drinking)
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Contact Richard
21 99867 8377(cell)

Big Book Study (Closed meeting which means for Alcoholics and those with a desire to stop drinking)
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Contact Serge
21 2294 5447 / 21 99974 8824 (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 between Rei do Mate and Azteka Restaurant. Elevator will be to the left. Closest subway (called metro) stop is General Osorio. There is an exit to this station at Feira Hippie Ipanema on the google map (a block and a half from the meeting).

Daily Reflections (Open Meeting) – 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Copacabana Group

Copacabana, 435 Avenida Nosa Senhora de Copacabana, room 1005

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

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

Topic Discussion (Open Meeting) – 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Contact J.
21 98812 9584 (cell)

As Bill Sees It (Open Meeting) – 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Tim –

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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.

Free Reading Material

Contact A.A. Rio

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

678-528-7720 (USA VoIP to Rio)

21 2294 5447 / 21 99974 8824 (cell)

21 99812 0046 (cell)

21 97326 2022 (cell)


English speaking Al-anon meetings

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.