January & February 2014 

The following is a list of dates for AA, NA, and Al-Anon Meetings in Massachusetts which will be accessible to the Deaf/Hard of Hearing community. If you are, or know someone who is, looking for an accessible meeting, please feel free to pass this list along. Anyone who wants to be added to this email can contact me and I will include them anonymously on future emails as well.

If there is NOT a meeting listed that is convenient to you and wish to attend a meeting in your area please contact MCDHH.

Please Note: 
Meetings marked with a (C) are considered “closed” therefore are; for those who have an addiction problem and “have a desire to stop.” Otherwise, meetings listed here are considered “open” and therefore are: open for everyone including friends and families/acquaintances to provide support.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): 

Boston/Metro:

Thursdays, 7pm, AA meeting, United Church of Christ, 89 College Avenue, Somerville MA
January: 9, 16, 23 & 30
February: 6, 13, 20 & 27

Saturdays, 10am, Brookside Health Center, 3297 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain MA
January: 11, 18 & 25
February: 1, 8, 15 & 22

Northeast:

Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15pm, AA Meeting, Merrimack College, Chapel, RT 125, North Andover MA 
January: 8, 15 & 29
February: TBD

Fridays, 8-9:30pm, AA Meeting, South Church, 41 Central Street, Andover MA
January: 10, 17, 24 & 31
February: 7, 14, 21 & 28

Southeast:

Mondays, 6pm, AA Meeting (WOMEN’S Meeting) Knights of Columbus Hall,  5 Armory Road, Buzzards Bay (C)
January: 13, 20 & 27
February:  3, 10, 17 & 24

Central:

Mondays, 8-9:30p, AA Meeting, Unity Church, Central St. Winchendon, MA
January: 13, 20 & 27
February:  3, 10, 17 & 24

West:

Sundays, AA Meeting, 1pm, St. Andrew’s Church 335 Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow MA
January: 12, 19 & 26
February: 2, 9, 16 & 23

Mondays, AA, 7:30am, 2nd Congregational Church, Maple and Appleton Streets, Holyoke MA
January: 13, 20 & 27
February:  3, 10, 17 & 24

Mondays, AA, 5:30-6:30, Church on the Hill, 169 Main Street, Lenox MA
January: 13, 20 & 27
February:  3, 10, 17 & 24

Wednesdays, AA, 7:30am, 2nd Congregational Church, Maple and Appleton Streets, Holyoke MA 
January: 8, 15, 22 & 29
February: 5, 12, 19 & 26

Thursdays, AA, 7pm, First Church UCC, 129 Main Street, Northampton MA 
January: 9, 16, 23 & 30
February: 6, 13, 20 & 27

Fridays, AA, 12pm, UU Church, 220 Main Street (rear entrance, downstairs) Northampton MA 
January: 10, 17, 24 & 31
February: 7, 14, 21 & 28

Fridays, AA Speaker Meeting, 8-9pm, Claire Teague Senior Center, Rte 7 South, Great Barrington, MA 
January: 10, 17, 24 & 31
February: 7, 14, 21 & 28

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting with CART services:

Northeast:

Fridays, Discussion AA Meeting, 8-9 pm, “Jumpstart”, 8 Anderson Street, Marblehead MA 
January: 10, 17, 24 & 31
February: 7, 14, 21 & 28

Narcotics Anonymous (NA):

Southeast:

Mondays, 7pm, NA Meeting, PAACA, 360 Coggeshall Street, New Bedford MA 
January: 13, 20 & 27
February: 10, 17, & 24

Fridays, 7pm, NA Meeting, PAACA, 360 Coggeshall Street, New Bedford MA
January: 10, 17, 24 & 31
February: 7, 14, 21 & 28

Al-Anon meetings with ASL interpreters

The primary purpose of Al-Anon is to help families and friends of alcoholics. Al-Anon's program of recovery is based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions as adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).

Southeast

Wednesdays, 6pm, Bourne Veteran's Memorial Community Center, 239 Main St, Buzzards Bay
January: TBD
February: TBD

Thursdays, 6pm, Bourne Veteran's Memorial Community Center, 239 Main St, Buzzards Bay
January: 9, 16, 23 & 30
February: 6, 13, 20 & 27

West

Mondays, 6:30-8pm, Marian Center 1365 Northampton Street, Holyoke, MA
January: 13, 20 & 27
February: 3, 10, 17, & 24

Fridays, 6pm, Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA
January: 17 & 31
February: 7, 14 & 21

Upcoming SA Events

Upcoming Recovery Events 2014

The following is a list of Recovery Events in the area which will have Sign Language Interpreters. If you or someone you know may be interested in attending, please feel free to pass this list along.

Anyone wishing to attend the events below, SHOULD REGISTER IN ADVANCE requesting communication access needs

SEMRU Roundup*

February 14-17th, 2014
Holiday Inn
31 Hampshire Street
Mansfield, MA 02048
www.semru.org

*The Southeastern Massachusetts Round-Up (S.E.M.R.U.) is a non-profit organization of LGBTs who join together to organize an annual convention.

​S.E.M.R.U. is an AA event with Al-Anon and Ala-Teen participation. We produce a two to four day conference of persons in recovery, who observe the Twelve Steps and Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon. 

We offer workshops, information and social affairs which are intended not only to carry the message of AA and Al-Anon, but also to convey the spirit of joy, friendship, experience, strength and hope among those who share our special interest.

S.E.M.R.U. is a registered group of Alcoholics Anonymous and adheres to the guidelines and principles set forth by the Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions, Twelve Concepts, the AA Service Manual, and the Guidelines for Conferences, Conventions, and Roundups published by A.A. World Services.

38th MASSACHUSETTS Al-Anon/Alateen CONFERENCE

April 4-6, 2014
Sheraton Framingham
1657 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01701
http://www.ma-al-anon-alateen.org/convention.html


This information is provided by the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.