To Get In Touch With A.A.
the United States and Canada, most towns and cities
have A.A. groups. In such places, A.A. can be located
through the local telephone directory, newspaper office,
or police station, or by contacting local priests or
ministers. In large cities, groups often maintain local
offices where alcoholics or their families may arrange
for interviews or hospitalization. These so-called Intergroup
Associations are found under the listing "A.A." or "Alcoholics
Anonymous" in telephone directories.
New York, U.S.A., Alcoholics Anonymous maintains its
international service center. The General Service Board
of A.A. whose Trustees administer A.A.'s General Service
Office, A.A. World Services, Inc., and our monthly magazine,
"The A.A. Grapevine."
you cannot find A.A. in your locality, a letter addressed
Box 459, Grand Central Station,
New York, NY 10163, U.S.A.,
receive a prompt reply from this world center, referring
you to the nearest A.A. group. If there is none nearby,
you will be invited to carry on a correspondence which
will do much to insure your sobriety no matter how isolated
you be the relative or friend of an alcoholic who shows
no immediate interest in A.A., it is suggested that
you write the
Family Groups, Inc.,
Box 862, Midtown Station,
New York, NY 10018-0862, U.S.A.
is a world clearing house for the Al-Anon Family Groups,
composed largely of the wives, husbands and friends of
A.A. members. This headquarters will give the location
of the nearest family group and will, if you wish, correspond
with you about your special problems.