SRVAIS's Purpose...

Salt River Al-Anon Information Service (SRVAIS) is a nonprofit organization that provides information about the Al-Anon/Alateen Program in and around the Phoenix, Arizona *area. SRVAIS is a service arm of the Al-Anon fellowship and works in conjunction with Al-Anon's World Service Organization and the Arizona Al-Anon Assembly. We have but one purpose: to help families and friends of alcoholics.

We do this by providing the following services:

  1. We are an Al-Anon Literature Distribution Center providing Al-Anon & Alateen books, pamphlets & other materials to the local community.

  2. We provide & maintain the current meeting lists for Phoenix and surrounding areas, listing all registered Al-Anon/Alateen meetings.

  3. We maintain a telephone answering service staffed by volunteers to help answer phone calls.

  4. We maintain an interactive web site as a public outreach to serve communities in the Phoenix area.

If you have questions you can call or visit us. You can purchase Al-Anon and Alateen literature during office hours or you can obtain it at most of the local Al-Anon or Alateen meetings.


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Al-Anon/Alateen Preamble

The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. We believe alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid recovery.

Al-Anon is not allied with any sect, denomination, political entity, organization, or institution; does not engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any cause. There are no dues for membership. Al-Anon is self-supporting through its own voluntary contributions.

Al-Anon has but one purpose: to help families of alcoholics. We do this by practicing the Twelve Steps, by welcoming and giving comfort to families of alcoholics, and by giving understanding and encouragement to the alcoholic.

Suggested Al-Anon Preamble to the Twelve Steps

(Reprinted with permission of Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Virginia Beach, VA.)



Members share what Al-Anon has done for them

  • It helps improve our self-confidence and serenity
  • It helps improve our attitudes and perception towards our lives
  • It helps us to create and maintain a healthier environment in which to live
  • We take responsibity for our own general health and happiness
  • We find new tools and behaviors to conquer our fears
  • With newfound spirituality, we gain humility, peace of mind, and a happier life


* Surrounding areas include: Anthem, Avondale, Cave Creek, Carefree, Fountain Hills, Glendale, Goodyear, Laveen, Litchfield Park, New River, Paradise Valley, Payson, Peoria, Scottsdales, Start Valley, Sun City, Sun City West, Surprise, Tempe, and Wickenburg.

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