OUR PRIMARY PURPOSE is to support the alcoholic who faces any physical challenge while attending meetings, and receiving the message.
WE HELP by
- Providing access to ASL interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing at meetings, as well as home group anniversaries and special events.
- Coordinating meetings for the home-bound, hospitalized and residents of Assisted Living.
- Providing information for those using public transportation to specific meetings.
- Maintaining an inventory of specialized, conference-approved media for visual impairment, ESL, D/HOH, limited reading abilities.
- Keeping up-to-date accessibility /mobility information for Rochester Area meetings.
YOU CAN GROW SPIRITUALLY through
- A renewed sense of gratitude and humility.
- A greater understanding of the importance and skills of team work.
- Developing empathy and problem solving skills through knowledge and experience.
- Rewarding interaction with others as you give back to the community.
YOU CAN GET INVOLVED by
- Attending our monthly meetings to learn more:
- 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30-7:30 at Central Office.
- Meeting can be interpreted for D/HOH.
- No prior experience necessary.
- Working with the staff of Assisted Living facilities who want to provide meetings for residents who wish to remain connected with AA fellowship and support.
- Joining a sub-committee of the Accessibility Committee such as the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Mobility or the Blind and Visually Impaired subcommittees.
- Coordinating your home group to be ready to take meetings to alcoholics who are home-bound or hospitalized.
YOU CAN REACH the Accessibility Committee by calling the AA Central Office at (585) 232-6720, sending an email to Central Office at firstname.lastname@example.org, or directly to the committee at email@example.com. Leave your name, phone # and email, and a committee member will contact you.
We are responsible!