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SWS January 2020



WSLB are pleased to announce a 12-step workshop (SWS) to be held in Bangalore, India.

The details for registration are as follows:

Given the constraints, WSLB would try and conduct an SWS once a year.

  1. All registrations are strictly on first come, first served basis. Cancellations before the last date for cancellations will receive a full refund.
  2. The SWS is open to all 12-step fellowship members (AA, NA, Al-Anon, GA, OA, etc).
  3. Fill in the form without leaving any blank. Only the person doing the registration needs to give a valid mobile number & email. For family members (only), these fields are optional. However, if these details are given, they too will receive WSLB mail & information in the future.
  4. Anyone may book a place for themselves and immediate family (Spouse, Unmarried or Dependent Children above 12 yrs of age) AND others in the fellowship (over 1 year sober). Payment must be made for all entries together.
  5. On Tentative Registration using this form, you will receive an email from this website giving you the bank details to which to remit the registration fees.
  6. On receipt of the registration fees, the Treasurer for this SWS (a part of the Organising Group) will confirm your registration online and you will automatically receive another email confirming your payment.

WSLB's Financial Policy , Terms of Service , About Us , and Mission are in these respective links.

The details of this SWS are as follows:

The next SWS – 12 Step Workshop – will be held at  Bangalore on January  10-11-12 , 2020. 

Timings: 10 am to 7 pm, on all 3 days.

To register, please fill up the form at the link at the bottom of this page.


Eligibility: Open to members of any 12-Step fellowship, with 1 year of continuous abstinence. Members with at least 6 months abstinence may attend with their sponsors. For co-dependency programs, the criteria changes from "abstinence" to "regularly attending meetings"

The following is the Organising Team:

Purushotam (Ranipet)
+91 99442 14924

Workshop Manager:
Rajanikanth RK (Bangalore)
+91 96062 38777

Muralikrishna Koduru (Vijayawada) 
+91 93934 34345

Venue & Food Manager:
Suleman S (Chittoor)
+91 95505 12912

Registration Charges for all 3 days –
Registration Charges per head are stated below - It includes all sessions in the hall and Food arrangements for participants during SWS sessions (Lunch + coffee with biscuits in Tea Breaks)


SWS Venue:

Cheftalk Food And Hospitality Services Pvt.Ltd, Munireddy Building, No.1&2, 18th Cross, 5th Ward, Popular Colony, Mangammanapalya, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560068
Map: Link

Please call the Registrar or WSM or Treasurer for more information & clarifications.

As always, the day's accounts will be displayed on the board for approval of the participants.



Early Bird Registrations (fully paid for on or before 31/10/2019: Rs 1,000/- per head. ONLY if FULLY paid BEFORE 31/10/2019.

Normal Registrations (fully paid between 01/11/2019 - 31/12/22019): Rs 1,200/- per head, fully paid by due date 31/12/2019.

Late Registrations (subject to availability of seats!) (fully paid between 01/01/2020 - 09/01/2020): Rs 1,500/- per head.

Date of payment is considered for registration date.


ALL People registered and present at the end of the last session, are eligible to get a refund in cash at the end of the workshop of any unspent funds, divided equally among the participants who are physically present at the end of the workshop.

Last Date for cancellations with full refund:  31/12/2019. Refunds will be made back to the bank account from which the remittance is received. Person cancelling must provide the details by WhatsApp to the Treasurer.


By registering, you are indicating your agreement to all the above.

Click this link for The FORM to register.


The 12 Step Workshop

The 12-Step Workshop - or SWS for short is the entry-level programme for people to work the 12-steps of AA. Coached by AAs, for AAs and of AAs, the SWS is a 3-day programme.


The Promises Workshop, or PWS for short, is for people who've maintained long-term sobriety and have completed doing at least two SWSs. They need to have also actually worked all the 12 Steps in their entirety.

Train the Trainer

WSLB believes in the AA tradition of "give it away to keep it". Hence a Train the Trainer (T3WS) Course.