WSO Material

Resources for Members & Groups

The Al-Anon World Service Office web site has a special section for members. This area includes useful information and publications that may not be accessible from other sources. Newsletters published by the WSO are accessible from the member’s selection (click on “publications” then on “newsletters.”) Members can reach the Al-Anon/Alateen member site at This is a password protected site for Al-Anon and Alateen members. Please enter the name of your home group followed by “afg” in the password box.  This area has a wealth of information about group services, publications related to Al-Anon service and organization, public outreach, and World Service Office structure and function, and forms for group functions.

Service Manual

The Al-Anon/Alateen Service Manual can be accessed from the Al-Anon/Alateen member section of the Al-Anon web site. (Please see the information above to access the member’s selection). To access the Service Manual, enter the member’s selection, then click on publications, then click on service manual. The 2018-2021 Al-Anon/Alateen Service Manual is available for sale from the Al-Anon World Services publications selection (item number P-24/27.)  It can also be accessed on line at the Al-Anon/Alateen member site at – follow the directions above to access the member’s selection, then click on “publications” and then on “service manual.”  The Service Manual provides a wealth of information about Al-Anon/Alateen’s history, structure, and operations; plus meeting ideas, suggested group policies, and more.