CoDA, CoDependents Anonymous


  • Overview of Organization and Services:
    The sense of community and belonging, which are the gifts of our program, begin at the group meeting level. The CoDA community uses the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions , which are the foundation for our program, and are guides to our personal behavior and attitudes. They teach us to be respectful and honorable with one another.

    A CoDA meeting is much more than a place to sit and tell your troubles, it is a place to meet people like yourself and to learn from those who are different from you; a place to interact with people focused on learning to have healthy and loving relationships.

    A CoDA meeting is a group of people who come together around their shared desire for healthy and loving relationships. The meeting uses the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Co- Dependents Anonymous as the basis for working toward recovery. It is a place to find sponsorship and fellowship as well as the sharing of experience, strength, and hope. A strong sense of acceptance and community makes a meeting attractive both to the newcomer and old timer.

    CoDA meetings remain strong and have the ongoing participation of long-term members when they demonstrate the qualities of acceptance and community. Members are encouraged to carry on fellowship outside of the meeting by going to coffee afterwards or working with a community committee to plan community events such as picnics, potlucks, campouts, or other events.
  • Additional Info:
    CoDA GROUP: Mon 7:00 PM Belleville Congregational Church Newburyport MA 01950
    Do you have a question that cannot be answered by viewing the website?
    • Questions via email: Please email your question to A CoDA service volunteer will respond by email.
    • Questions by phone (in English): (602) 277-7991
    • Questions by phone (in Spanish): (888) 444-2379 (Spanish toll free)

    Carrying the Message
    • Outreach Resource Guide- In 2014-2015 the CoDA Outreach Committee is working on developing a clearinghouse of CoDA outreach information, including guidelines, suggestions, and examples for carrying the message. Please keep checking the website for new developments. For Outreach Committee Inquires: Please email
    • Spanish Outreach-Click here to see information about Spanish Outreach and what you can do to carry the message to the Spanish-speaking members. Spanish Outreach Committee Inquires: Please email
    • Hospitals and Institutions- Click here to see information pertaining to carrying the message to the codependent who is incarcerated or in a hospital or another institution. H&I Committee Inquires: Please email


  • Demographics Served:
    Adults: 19+, Seniors: 60+
  • City/Towns Served:
    Amesbury, Newbury (incl. Byfield), Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, West Newbury
  • Types of Services Provided:
    Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse