Current InterVoice Available

The InterVoice newsletter lists 19 current  meetings for Santa Barbara county and northern Ventura county, and includes announcements and contact phone numbers.

InterVoice March-April 2011 
updated 4/7/11…read it online, or download or print a copy

The InterVoice is published bi-monthly on odd months and distributed to meeting reps at the Intergroup meeting (or it can be printed from the PDF link above).  

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Intergroup – new location!

Intergroup has moved to Carpinteria Community Church (the Chase Bank public meeting room is no longer available).

  • Please join us the first Tuesday of each month from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

    Channel Islands Intergroup Meeting
    Carpinteria Community Church
    1111 Vallecito Road (just behind Rusty’s Pizza)
    Carpinteria, CA 93013

    From Southbound 101:

    Take the Linden Avenue exit.
    Turn right onto Linden Avenue.
    At the signal, turn left onto Carpinteria Avenue.
    Turn left onto Vallecito Road.

    From Northbound 101:

    Take the Casitas Pass exit.
    Turn left onto Casitas Pass Road.
    At the signal, turn right onto Carpinteria Avenue.
    Turn right onto Vallecito Road

    The church will be on your left and the room for the Intergroup meeting is around back.e

  • Monday Isla Vista Meeting on Hiatus

    Isla Vista Monday 6:30 p.m. Literature Study meeting is on hiatus 
    from June 8th through July 27th.

    • Meetings will resume August 3, 2009. 

    Please check the InterVoice (select category at right) for other local meetings that might suit your schedule or visit for online and phone meetings.

    New Intergroup Location

    Effective October 7: Intergroup is moving to a new meeting place.

    Join us at the Washington Mutual bank office at the corner of Carpinteria Avenue and Casitas Pass Road in Carpinteria. It is across the street from the middle school. Look for the clock tower and the ATM, and you’ll see the door. It’s on the side of the building, facing Casitas Pass.

    The meeting takes place monthly, on the first Tuesday, at 7:30PM.

    Directions to Saturday Morning Ventura Meeting

    The Saturday morning Ventura meeting can be hard to find.

    To download a PDF with directions and maps click here:

    saturday ventura meeting directions

    Here are the directions in plain text:

    From Main St, head EAST on Loma Vista

    First traffic light is Brent, 2nd light is HILLMONT. Turn LEFT onto Hillmont

    Turn RIGHT at the first driveway on your right
    Continue straight after the stop sign. You’re approaching the front of the Medical Center – Continue left in front of the Medical Center. (Don’t go into their front entrance drive)

    Turn right into the first driveway, then an immediate right again, into the Parking area. Park anywhere marked for Visitors.

    Head over to Med Ctr building, through double glass doors (with a blue “stripe” thing over the doors).

    Enter the double doors, and walk straight down the hallway.
    After about 50 feet, turn right, down a hallway (Glass at the end of it).
    Walk towards the glass, and you’ll see the elevator and the stairs that go down to the Cafeteria.
    Once you are downstairs, head towards the Cafeteria, through those double glass doors.
    Inside the Cafeteria, make an immediate left, into the opaque, etched glass doors. That is the meeting room!