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Featured Committee of the Month February 2018


 OUR PRIMARY PURPOSE is to support the alcoholic who faces any physical challenge while attending meetings, and receiving the message.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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 raacog@frontiernet.net, or directly to the committee at accessibility_committee@rochester-ny-aa.org. Leave your name, phone # and email, and a committee member will contact you.

We are responsible!