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Note:  Some meetings are cancelled during Thanksgiving week as noted below

Chicago Meetings:

No need to notify us ahead of time: Just show up at a meeting.

Name: Gay Men’s Group:  SMART Recovery Chicago
When: Monday 7-8:15 PM  (MEETING FOR GAY MEN)   
Where: Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted  Room 205 | GOOGLE MAP
Facilitator(s): Matt Schiemann
Contact:, 773-530-1978

Name: SMART Recovery Chicago Major Garcia HS
When: Monday, 3:45-4:45pm (OPEN TO HS STUDENTS ONLY)
Facilitator(s): Margaret Marion  Contact:

Name: SMART Recovery Chicago
When: Tuesday 7-8:30 PM    
Where: Bethany Retirement Community, 4950 N. Ashland (Ashland/Winnemac, two blocks south of Foster) | GOOGLE MAP
Facilitator(s): Ethan Derda, Christopher Courington
Contact:, 773-530-1978

Name: Veterans SMART Recovery Chicago – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: Tuesdays 12-1 PM      
Where: Jesse Brown Medical Center, 8th Floor, Damen Pavilion, Chicago 60612
Facilitator(s): Clarence Thomas
Contact:, 773-530-1978

Name: SMART Recovery Chicago NO MEETING on November 25
When: Wednesday 7-8:15PM  
Where: New Hope Recovery, 2835 N Sheffield Ave   #304, Chicago, IL 60657 (Just 2 blocks north of Diversey by Brown line stop: Buzzer: New Hope Recovery            (
Facilitator(s): Jeff Zeman, Christopher Courington
Contact:, 773-530-1978

Name: FAMILY & FRIENDS meeting   NO MEETING on November 26
When: Thursday 7-8:30PM  
Where: 4633 N Western Avenue, No. 211, buzz Mohning,  The meeting is by the Brown Line above the 7-Eleven | GOOGLE MAP
Facilitator(s): Kurt Mohning
Contact:, 773-530-1978

Name: SMART Recovery HYDE PARK NO MEETING on November 26
 When: Thursday 7-8:30PM   
Where: Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn, Chicago, IL 60637   Church is on the corner of Woodlawn and 56th Street with an entrance facing 56th Street. Entrance to meeting place faces WOODLAWN and is found at the back (south) end of the church. Press the MIDDLE button on the panel next to the door to be buzzed in. Once inside, go straight up a short set of stairs, turn right and up more stairs to the second level, then around to the left for the meeting room. There is no elevator.
Facilitator(s): Charlotte Miller
Contact:, 773-530-1978

Name: SMART Recovery Chicago at Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)
When: Thursdays, 7-8:15pm – NO MEETING on November 26
TPAN, 5050 N. Broadway Avenue, Suite 300, Chicago IL.
TPAN is walking distance from the Argyle Red Line stop, and steps from the #36 Broadway Bus. Elevators are available for everyone.

Facilitator(s): Christopher Courington
Contact:, 773-530-1978

Name: Veterans SMART Recovery Chicago – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: Fridays 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – NO MEETING on November 27
Where: Jesse Brown Medical Center, 8th Floor, Damen Pavilion, Chicago 60612
Facilitator(s): Charlotte Miller
Contact: smartchicagonorth@gmail.com773-530-1978

Name: SMART Recovery Chicago
When: Saturday 9:15-10:45 AM
: Center on Halsted. Room 204. 3656 N Halsted
Facilitator(s): Sarah E. Lauzen
Contact:, 773-530-1978

Name: SMART Recovery Chicago, Logan Square
When: Sunday 9:15-10:45 AM 
Where:  Logan Square, Sage Community Health, 2514 Armitage Avenue, Suite 205. The entrance is on Bingham St. To be buzzed in, follow the directions on the phone downstairs to call Sage Community Health. Nearest Transit station: Western Blue line   . | GOOGLE MAP
Facilitator(s): Christopher Courington
Contact:, 773-530-1978

Name: SMART Recovery Chicago at Harborview/St. Joseph’s (OPEN meeting)
When: Sundays, 10:30-11:30am
Where: Harborview Recovery Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital, 2900 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago IL, 60657. (773) 665-3371
The meeting is on the 6th floor of the hospital. This is an introductory/educational meeting for patients of the Harborview Recovery Center which is also open to the general public. The meeting will focus on explaining what SMART Recovery is and how it works, with a short focus on a particular tool or topic and the experiences of very early recovery.
Facilitator(s): Tony May
Contact:, 773-330-2135

Name: SMART Recovery Chicago at Gateway
When: Sundays, 2-3:30pm
Where:  Gateway Foundation, 3828 W Taylor St.  773-826-1916
Facilitator(s): Phil Zarowny


Name: SMART Recovery STREAMWOOD, IL OPEN MEETING (no observers please)
When: Mondays, 5:30-7:00 pm
Where: Hanover Township Community Resource Center. 1535 Burgundy Parkway, Streamwood, IL, 60107. NOTE: This meeting is associated with the Renz Addiction Counseling Center in Elgin.
Facilitator: Danielle Anderson Contact:

Monday 7pm
Where: Dupage Unitarian Church, 4S 535 Old Naperville Road
Facilitator(s): Tom Harris Contact:

Name: SMART Recovery Arlington Heights
When: Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00 pm
Where: Live4Lali Corporate Office, 3275 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Ste. 403, Arlington Heights IL 60004
Facilitator(s): Laura Fry
Contact: 847-636-7162,

When: Tuesday, 7:30-8:30, OPEN meeting
Where: Lake Forest Friends Meeting House, 101 West Old Elm Road (West Old Elm and Ridge roads), Lake Forest, IL, 60045.
Facilitator: Lukan Paulus. Contact:

Name: SMART Recovery HINSDALE, IL – NO MEETING on November 25
 Wednesday 7-8:30 PM 
Where: Heritage Professional Associates, 120 East Ogden Ave, Ste.220  Hinsdale,  IL  60521
Facilitator:  Chelsea Solorzano 
Contact:, 630-325-5300 ext. #272

Name: SMART Recovery ELGIN at Renz Addiction Counseling Center (MEETING FOR CLIENTS ONLY)
When: Wednesday, 6-7pm
Where: Renz Addiction Counseling Center, 2 American Way, Elgin Illinois
Facilitator(s): Cory Hattenschweiler,; Danielle Anderson,,

Name: SMART Recovery ELGIN at Renz Addiction Counseling Center (MEETING OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – no observers, please)
When: Thursdays, 5:30-7pm
Where: Renz Addiction Counseling Center, 2 American Way, Elgin Illinois
Facilitator(s): Cory Hattenschweiler,; Danielle Anderson,

When: Thursdays, 7-8 pm, OPEN to the public
Where: Kiva Recovery, 935 Lakeview Parkway #101, Vernon Hills IL, 60061
(855) 777-5482. Kiva Recovery is a rehabilitation day hospital. The meeting is open to both Kiva Recovery clients and to the public.
Facilitator(s): Lukan Paulus

Name: SMART Recovery Waukegan
When: Saturdays, 10-11:30am
Where: The Bridge House, 3016 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL, 60085.
Facilitator(s): Gregory Fields, MHS, CADC