Recovery connections will feature a new addition to our resource network. Going to a meeting for the first time can sure be unsettling and frightening. Once there the last thing we need is a room full of obnoxious abusive morons making our recovery more difficult. John our meeting GURU has created a rating system one to ten stars, ten being the best. John has been in the rooms for 30 years plus so he knows the importance of meetings and where you can go and find success in your 12 stepping journey. John is also AA only so we will need a NA GURU. If interested contact Recovery Connections at

Please Remember, these are GURU JOHNS opinions based on his experiences and our intention is not to offend any of these groups but to help newcomers find a place where they will find acceptance and success.
Please feel free to comment and share your experiences with your local NA and AA meetings.

4833 Hulmville RD (at Mechanicsville Rd)
Sharon Hall
Double speaker meeting, very friendly and serious about recovery.
Great place for a new comer.
3 PM Sunday-open
Rating - 9

Serenity Church
Penndel-Bellvue Ave
CBB (Closed Big Book)
Good for new comers, friendly group. 
Monday 12n
Rating - 7

St. Dominics
8506 Frankford Ave

Tues 7:00pm
Large group, just men, good for new comers.
New comer hot spot, very helpful.
Rating -9

The Keys
700 Rodgers Rd. Bristol Pa. Mondays at 12
GURU JOHN rates a 5 There can be alot of bad attitudes!

1946 Welsh Rd. and Busleton Ave. Phila.
In the hall adjacent to the church(St. Luke Espispocal)! Mon. Threw Fri 1 to 2
GURU JOHN rates this a 9 ,very welcoming group open good place to start!


Wissinoming AM
Comly and Jackson St. Philadelphia
GURU JOHN Rates this an 8, Very friendly.
open, co-ed, strong speakers and people who help.
MON-FRI 9:30-10:30 am

Nazareth Hospital Serenity Group
Holme Ave Phila., PA
Guru John rates this an 8, Very open, informal,
helpful coed.
SUN ONLY 10:00-11:00 AM Marian Hall 1st Floor


Life or Death Club House
Holme and Willits Ave
Guru John rates this a 3.
Too much deception, chaos and confusion.
Group has no focus.  Covers multiple addictions and most of the
people that attend are looking for dates.
10 am Mondays

Holy Family College 
Frankford and Grant Ave
Guru John rates this an 8
Very large group, everybody there is serious about recovery
and very helpful especially to new comers. Great place to start!
Friday Nights 7-8

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