Central Ontario Intergroup Welcomes You

Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Worldwide meetings and other tools provide a fellowship of experience, strength and hope where members respect one another’s anonymity. OA charges no dues or fees; it is self-supporting through member contributions.

OA is not just about weight loss, weight gain or maintenance, or obesity or diets. It addresses physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. It is not a religious organization and does not promote any particular diet.

OA members differ in many ways, but we are united by our common disease and the solution we have found in the OA program. We welcome everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively. Welcome to Overeaters Anonymous. Welcome home.

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Special Events Calendar


Beyond Our Wildest Dreams, 100 Pounds Plus Weight Loss Panel 

Sept. 17, 2014, 7:30 pm,   Eglinton St. Geroges United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd, Toronto, Ontario

A copy of the flyer can be found here.

An Abstinence Workshop will be held at Willowdale United Church 349 Kenneth Avenue, Toronto on Sunday Oct. 19, 2014 9:00 am – 10:30 am. 

For details, please follow the link to the flyer.

The Sunday night meeting at JACS in Thornhill will be temporary suspended, expected to resume in the fall.  The meeting is securing a new venue.  Please check back to determine the meeting’s new location.

The Runnymede group will celebrate Eva’s 20th Anniversary with a speaker meeting at 7:30 on August 17th.  The meeting will be held at Runnymede United Church, 432 Runnymede Rd.

If you've ever wondered about developing a food plan, committing to abstinence or getting or being a sponsor, please follow the link to the OA Word Service Office's podcast feed:


No Longer Alone - Toronto North 2014 OA Convention. Saturday, September 13, 2014 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Newmarket Community Centre 200 Doug Duncan Drive, Newmarket, Ontario

Cost" This is a no‐cost event; however, a 7th tradition will be taken.

Refreshments? Water, coffee & tea will be available for a small cost.

A copy of the flyer can be found here.

Check out the third-quarter 2014 issue of A Step Ahead! This issue contains a lot of news and information, including: 

  • The Benefits of Virtual Service Boards
  • “Our Primary Purpose” inspired Workshops at WSBC 2014
  • Announcement of New Officers, Trustees and Committee Chairs for 2014-2015
  • OA Literature overview by Tina C., General Services Trustee
  • Seventh Tradition article by new treasurer Gerri H., General Service Trustee, Treasurer
  • 2015 Lifeline topics
  • And much more!

The issue also contains flyers promoting Rozanne S.’s commemorative items for sale, a Lifeline subscription appeal, and a recruitment for Lifeline Reps. 

The meeting at St. Andrews United Church (117 Bloor St. E) will be open on Tuesday, at 6:15. 

The Peterborough New Freedom Group is having an Anniversary Meeting on Tuesday, July 15th.  Please click on the blog post for details.

Two new OA podcasts are available from World Service.  Please review the link here.

As well, OA Central Ontario Intergroup has a new podcast available on ITunes (search for OA Ontario) or can be downloaded here.