Featured Committee of the Month for February 2019: Accessibility
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 homebound, 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: o 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:30-7:30 at Central Office. o Meeting can be interpreted for D/HOH. o 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 homebound 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 email@example.com , or directly to the committee at firstname.lastname@example.org Leave your name, phone # and email, and a committee member will contact you. We are responsible!