The Bristol Helpline Service is run from a small Office in the heart of Bristol.
It was first introduced in 1973 
Over the years it has developed it’s Services and is now the information & communications hub for AA in the Bristol area.

The ‘Primary Purpose’ of the Service is to help the still suffering Alcoholic, via the telephone.

The ‘National Helpline’ number is 0800 917 7650 toll free to all phones, this will connect the caller to the local helpline number, based on the geographical location of the caller.

There is a network of 42 local Helpline numbers that make up the National Helpline Network.
hese numbers are also be listed in local telephone directories.

The Office has an email address a website and an enquiry line, for Members and General Enquiries.

Professionals and Agencies, dealing with alcoholism, are welcome to call for information to help Problem drinkers, who may not be aware of AA or what it has to offer.

Alcoholics Anonymous is a free resource available to anyone with a desire to stop drinking.