, the Al-Anon Information Service of the Delaware Valley

The RAP (Reaching Al-Anon People)

The RAP is the newsletter of the Al-Anon Information Service of the Delaware Valley (AISDV). AISDV serves the greater Philadelphia area plus Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties, including Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 19, 20, 31, and 32.

Your Participation is Requested! (Participation is the key to harmony.)

You are invited to participation in a first time feedback survey. Your responses to this 5-question survey will provide helpful information to inspire future editions of the RAP. Participation is anonymous, optional, and most definitely appreciated.

To access the survey online click here.

This PDF version is available to be printed and shared with members who may not have internet access. Hard copy responses can be mailed to: The RAP c/o AISDV 4021 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104.

The survey closes January 31.

Thank you! Your RAP Team, Heather S. and Airen M.

Download the latest RAPs: Feb.March.2017.RAP.pdf   Jan.2017.RAP.pdf  
Browse all past issues of the RAP

To order Meeting Directories
Order directories online here. Or mail your name, mailing address and telephone number, along with a check payable to AISDV with your group name and WSO ID # (if known) on it, to:

4021 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Directories are $.50 each plus postage (1-25: add $2.50, 26-55: add $3, 56-75 add $3.50, 76-100 add $4).

Questions? Email the Directory Coordinator

Other Publications
The Al-A-Gram
The Al-A-Gram newsletter, published by the PA Area World Service Committee (AWSC), is full of information regarding recovery, service and events throughout the state. Your personal story about recovery through service and news about upcoming events in your district for the Al-A-Gram, may be sent to Robin C. at The Al-A-Gram is all digital and may be downloaded monthly from Paper copies may be requested for $3 per issue.

Latest Al-A-Gram here

The Forum
The Forum, Al-Anon/Alateen's monthly magazine, contains recovery stories from members as well as news and information from the World Service Office. The Forum provides meeting topics as well as a meeting anytime, anywhere.
Order Form: ForumOrder.pdf
Area Highlights
Al-Anon news from around the world.
Latest edition: Area Highlights
Virtual Al-Anon Meetings
Virtual Al-Anon meetings are held over the phone. Download a PDF of all the meetings available as of 11/16/17:

To check for a later up to date list go, then scroll down to Phone Meetings. You'll see all the available meetings. You can download a 'PRINT FRIENDLY VERSION' to keep or share.

Conference Approved Literature
Order Conference Approved Literature (CAL) from the Literature Distribution Center.
Download the Order Form.

LDC #6
P.O. Box 77
Shrewsbury, Pa 17361

Note: Include group name and address on all checks.

Group Records Change Form
Please use the Al-Anon Registration/Group Records Form (GR1) to
  • Register a new Al-Anon group
  • Report changes in the group name, meeting place, meeting day or time
  • Report changes in the name and/or contact information of the Group Representative, Alternate Group Representative, Current Mailing Address, or Telephone Contacts for WSO.
Group Records Change Form
Other Resources
1-888-4AL-ANON (from U.S.and Canada)
(800) 344-2666 (Travellers' Number)
Suggestions for Group Treasurers
AISDV Travel Reimbursement Policy (.doc)
Acronyms & Terms Used in Al-Anon
Longtime Member-103112
Group History 103112
Pennsylvania Area Al-Anon
Al-Anon/Alateen World Service Office (WSO)
Alcoholics Anonymous
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