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Chicago Meetings:    2014 – 20th Anniversary!

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  (gay men only)   
Where: Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted  Room 205 | GOOGLE MAP
Facilitator(s): Matt Schiemann and Jeremy S. Butts
Contact:, 773-530-1978

Name: SMART Recovery Chicago Major Garcia HS
When: Mondays, 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): JD McCormick and Patrick Garnett
Contact:, 773-530-1978

Name: Veterans SMART Recovery Chicago – VETERANS ONLY
When: Tuesdays 12-1 PM      
Where: Jesse Brown Medical Center, 8th Floor, Damen Pavilion, Chicago 60612
Facilitator(s): Les Waite

Name: SMART Recovery Chicago 
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 and Betsy Kittle
Contact:, 773-530-1978

Name: FAMILY & FRIENDS meeting (WILL NOT MEET 3/5/15)
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
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, Sarah E. Lauzen
Contact:, 773-530-1978

Name: SMART Recovery Chicago at Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)
When: Thursdays, 7-8:15pm
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): Jeremy S. Butts  Contact:

Name: Veterans SMART Recovery Chicago – VETERANS ONLY
When: Fridays 12-1 PM
Where: Jesse Brown Medical Center, 8th Floor, Damen Pavilion, Chicago 60612
Facilitator(s): Julie Dederer

Name: SMART Recovery Chicago
When: Saturday 9:15-10:45 AM
: Center on Halsted. Room 204. 3656 N Halsted

Facilitator(s): Sarah E. Lauzen and Ron Kelly
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, Charlotte Miller
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.
Facilitators: Tony May and Tim O’Neil
Contact:, 773-530-1978


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 Contact:


 Wednesday 7-8:30 PM 
Where: Heritage Professional Associates, 120 East Ogden Ave, Ste.220  Hinsdale,  IL  60521

Facilitator(s): Jenna Sheftel, Psy.D. Contact:  (630) 325-­‐5300 ext.253

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

Monday 7pm
Where: Dupage Unitarian Church, 4S 535 Old Naperville Rd

Facilitator(s): Tom Harris     Contact:

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     Contact:

Name: SMART Recovery GURNEE, IL
Sunday 10:00AM
Where: 902 Charles Ave., Gurnee, IL 60031

Facilitator(s): Gregory Fields, MHS, CADC     Contact:        847-922-3202

When: Thursdays, 7-8:30 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): Christopher Courington
Contact:, 773-530-1978