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12 Step Programs

Below are select listings for Addict and Offender Groups and Partner and Couples Groups. Some meetings are open to anyone who wishes to attend, while others are “closed to members only” or are gender specific. It is best to check ahead by calling a local hotline number; this will help determine the best choice of meeting. The hotline numbers will usually confidentially take your name and number and call you back with meeting information or provide a recorded announcement.

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Addict and Offender Groups

  • Love Addicts Anonymous
    Love Addicts Anonymous is a 12 step community that provides a safe place where love addicts can come together and recover from love addiction.
  • Sexaholics Anonymous (SA)
    National: (615) 331-6230
    Los Angeles: (213) 480-1096
    Orange County: (714) 647-1613A national 12 step program for sexual addicts and sexual offenders. Mostly males in attendance.
  • Sexual Addicts Anonymous (SAA)
    National: (713) 869-4902
    Los Angeles: (213) 896-2964
    Orange County: (714) 254-7952A national 12 step program for sexual addicts and some sexual offenders. Scattered meetings have female attendance.
  • Sexual Compulsives Anonymous (SCA)
    National: (800) 977-4325
    Los Angeles: (310) 859-5585
    Orange County: (714) 664-5105Mostly urban 12 step program, primarily for sexual addicts. Scattered meetings have female attendance.
  • Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA)
    National: (781) 255-8825
    Los Angeles: (323) 957-4881
    Orange County: (949) 399-3680National 12 step program for sexual addicts and those with patterns of unhealthy romantic relationships. Greater female attendance, some “women only” meetings.
  • Sexual Recovery Anonymous (SRA)
    National: (212) 340-4650
    Los Angeles: (213) 243-943812 step program similar to SA except “committed relationship” is used instead of “marriage”. These meetings are limited in number but open to everyone in sexual recovery.

Couples/Partner Groups

  • S-Anon
    National: (615) 833-3152National 12 step program for spouses of sexual addicts and partners of sexual offenders. Primarily married women in attendance. Companion program to SA.
  • COSA
    National: (866) 899-COSA (2672)
    National 12 step program for partners and significant others of sexual addicts and sexual offenders. Both men and women in attendance. Companion program to SAA.
    National: (860) 456-0032A 12 step support group for the recovery of family, friends, and significant others whose lives have been affected by their relationship with someone addicted to sex and love. COSLAA, also known as CO-Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous.
  • Recovering Couples Anonymous (RCA)
    National: (314) 830-2600A national 12 step program focused on the recovery issues of the couple itself. Both partners (addict and co-addict) are encouraged to attend. All committed couples are welcome.