Meeting Schedule

IMPORTANT: IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR MEETINGS OUTSIDE OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, please visit OA.ORG to find a meeting in your area. Use the “SPECIAL FOCUS” search menu option and put in HOW or see below for phone meetings.


Phone Meetings are held 7 days a week and are hosted by the OA-HOW Virtual Service Board. To get the SCHEDULE and call-in numbers for these 2-hour phone meetings please visit or visit OA.ORG (select Phone Meetings and then “Special Topic” = OA HOW). The OA HOW phone meetings are very strong and similar to Bay Area HOW-OA meetings.

IN PERSON HOW-OA Meetings (SF Bay Area)


Oakland (Meeting #40366)
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM  

Kaiser – 3600 Broadway, Oakland
Medical Offices, Lower Level D2
Contact: Meg B. 510-484-7073
Format: Big Book Discussion
Wheelchair Accessible

Hayward (Meeting # 40306)
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM (NEW TIME)
All Saints Church
22824 2nd St. at D St. (Around the back)
Contact: Nancy R. 510-728-1477
Format: Big Book Study on 1st, 3rd & 5th, Daily reader on 2nd and 4th Sundays

Fairfield (Meeting # 56098)
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM (NEW MEETING)
Fairfield-Cordelia Library
5050 Business Center Dr. (Room near info center)
Contact: Lisa 925-519-1307
Format: Line by line study of A.A. Big Book

Concord (Meeting #30575)
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM 
John Muir Hospital, Kunkle Room
2540 East Street, Concord (Corner of Almond Ave.)
Enter at main entrance, check in with security, you might show your ID
Additional parking in Almond Ave. and Highschool Ave parking lots.
Contact: Norene 925-672-6575
Format: Literature; chips last Sunday
Wheelchair Accessible


Alameda (Meeting #24397)
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Bay Farm Community Church
3189 Mecartney (Inside Harbor Bay Landing center behind CVS)
(Note: Mecartney is correct spelling)
Contact: Sandi K 510-517-5567
Format: Literature, Speaker/Discussion 3rd Monday; chips 1st Monday
Wheelchair Accessible


Walnut Creek -Rossmoor (Meeting # 56112)
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Rossmoor’s Stanley Dollar Clubhouse
1016 Stanley Dollar Dr. (Garden room)
Go into Courtyard and you will see portables
Contacts: Mary 925-482-0280
Format: Line by line study of A.A. Big Book

Castro Valley (Meeting # 52295)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Holy Cross Episcopal Church
19179 Center Street (in portables)
Go into Courtyard and you will see portables
Contacts: Sukhi 510-220-6743
Format: Meditation
Wheelchair Accessible

Antioch (Meeting # 49255)
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Kaiser – Antioch Medical Center
4501 Sand Creek Road, Conference Room 1-A/B, but about once a month Room 1-E
Contact: Claudette 925-234-3261
Format: Literature, Speaker fourth Tuesday


Alameda (Meeting # 29290)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Christian Reformed Church
2914 Encinal Ave.
Contact: Teri H. 
Format: Step Study

Lafayette (Meeting # 4925547892)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Our Savior’s Lutheran Church
1035 Carol Lane, Room 28
Contact: Mo H. 510-917-6065
Format: Literature
Wheelchair Accessible


Richmond (Meeting # 53816)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
555 37th Street (entrance on Roosevelt)
Contact: Cindy B. 510-478-4784
Format: Step and Literature Study
Wheelchair Accessible

Brentwood (Meeting # 54066)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
East Contra Costa County Fellowship Hall, Brentwood Professional Plaza
8385 Brentwood Blvd, Suite B
Contact: Denise 925-354-4688
Format: Big Book & Literature
Wheelchair Accessible

Martinez (Meeting # 51226)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Church of Christ
1865 Arnold Drive
(at Hiller Avenue: turn to the left on Hiller to enter the church parking lot)
Contact: Loretta 510-710-1391
Format: Literature
Wheelchair Accessible


Walnut Creek 
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM (Meeting #38060)
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Livingston Conference Room
1924 Trinity Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Parking lot directly across the street from the church
Contact: Norene 925-672-6575
Format: Speaker/Discussion; Chips last Saturday
Wheelchair Accessible

San Rafael (Marin County)
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM  (Meeting # 35962)
Martinelli House (call first before coming)
1326 Lincoln Avenue, San Rafael
Contact: Gertrude 415-455-0993

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM (Meeting # 4925532537)
Christ Episcopal Church
1700 Santa Clara Ave.
Corner of Grand and Santa Clara
Contacts: Meg 510-484-7073
Format: Discussion/Writing
Wheelchair Accessible

Intergroup Business Meeting 

First Saturday of the month, starting at 8:45 am

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Livingston Conference Room
1924 Trinity Avenue
Walnut Creek