Ithaca Community Recovery, Inc.

518 is now OPEN for Select In Person Meetings:

AA – Monday 12:00pm

AA – Tuesday 7:00am

AA – Wednesday 5:30pm

AA – Thursday 9:00am

AA – Thursday 4:30pm

AA – Thursday 9:00pm – 3rd Week of the Month

AA – Friday 5:30pm

AA – Saturday 1:30pm

AA – Sunday 9:00am

This page will be updated as groups return to in person meetings. 518 is now equipped to host virtual meetings, so please see the meetings lists on the left for links to virtual and hybrid meetings.

If you wish to be connected to recovery support but are new or do not have phone lists, please contact us at and we will connect to you a community member willing to help.

AA Hotline: 607-273-1541


518 West Seneca Street is owned by a not for profit corporation called “Ithaca Community Recovery.” ICR was formed by a group of local people for the purpose of providing a meeting and activity space for Ithaca’s recovering community.518d
We offer affordable meeting, office and program space featuring:

  • convenient downtown location
  • handicapped accessibility
  • meeting rooms
  • a children’s playroom
  • off street parking

Our Mission…

Ithaca Community Recovery is a not-for-profit corporation serving as a community resource. We provide safe, affordable, drug/alcohol free meeting and event space for 12 Step and other recovery oriented groups, individuals and their families.

Our Vision…

We accomplish our mission by maintaining an involved Board of Directors and a solid management structure with the intention of functioning based on sound management practices, while sensitive to 12 Step principles. As a Board, we will maintain responsible financial and administrative practices including planning for capital improvements and future growth, funding maintenance projects, and providing resources to ensure the long range viability of Ithaca Community Recovery.

Our History…

Since 1909 our home at 518 West Seneca Street has been an Ithaca landmark.  Designed by architect William Henry Miller, the Children’s Home opened as an orphanage housing children until 1952.  It then served a citywide congregation as the Assembly of God Church until 1999.

ICR Board of Directors

Full list available to view here