June & July 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: 

Mondays, 7:30pm, AA meeting, United Church of Christ, 89 College Avenue, Somerville MA

  • June: 16, 23 & 30
  • July: 7, 14, 21 & 28

Wednesdays, 8pm, AA meeting, (Women’s Meeting) Unity Somerville, 6 Williams Street, Somerville MA (C) 

  • June: 18
  • July: 2, 16, 23 & 30

Fridays, 6:30pm, AA meeting (Step meeting, Women’s Meeting) Saint James Church, 1170 Broadway, Somerville MA

  • June: 20 & 27
  • July: 11 & 25

Saturdays, 10am, AA meeting Brookside Health Center, 3297 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain MA

  • June: 14, 21 & 28
  • July: 5, 12, 19 &26

Saturdays, 7:30pm, (Young Person's Meeting) All Saints Church1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA

  • June: 21 & 28
  • July: TBD

Northeast:

Mondays, 7pm, AA meeting, Veterans Center, 12 Emerson Ave., Gloucester MA

  • June: 16, 23 & 30
  • July: 7, 14, 21 & 28

Tuesdays, 7:30pm, AA Meeting, (Young Person’s Meeting) Church of Redeemer, 6 Meriam Street, Lexington MA (C) 

  • June: 17 & 24
  • July: 8, 15 & 29

Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15pm, AA Meeting, Merrimack College, Chapel, RT 125, North Andover MA

  • June: 18 & 25
  • July: TBD

Fridays, 8-9:30pm, AA Meeting, South Church, 41 Central Street, Andover MA

  • June: 13, 20 &27
  • July: TBD

Southeast:

Mondays, 6pm, AA Meeting (WOMEN’S Meeting) Knights of Columbus Hall, 5 Armory Road, Buzzards Bay (C) 

  • June: 16, 23 & 30
  • July: 7, 14, 21 & 28

Tuesdays, 7:30pm, AA Meeting, Drop In Center, 62A Kendall Street, Framingham MA (C) 

  • June: TBD
  • July: TBD

Thursdays, 7:30pm, AA Meeting, Drop In Center, 62A Kendall Street, Framingham MA (C) 

  • June: TBD
  • July: TBD

Central:

Mondays, 8-9:30p, AA Meeting, Unity Church, Central St. Winchendon, MA

  • June: 16, 23 & 30
  • July: TBD

Wednesdays, 7pm, AA meeting, St. Joseph's Church Road Rte 9, Leicester, MA

  • June: 18 & 25
  • July: TBD

Thursdays, 7pm, AA meeting, 6 Mechanic Street, Webster MA

  • June: 26
  • July: TBD

West:

Sundays, 1pm, AA Meeting, St. Andrew’s Church 335 Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow MA

  • June: 15, 22 & 29
  • July: 6, 13, 20 & 27

Mondays, 7:30am, AA meeting, 2nd Congregational Church, Maple and Appleton Streets, Holyoke MA

  • June: 30
  • July: 7, 14, 21 & 28

Mondays, 5:30-6:30, AA meeting, Church on the Hill, 169 Main Street, Lenox MA

  • June: 30
  • July: 7, 14, 21 & 28

Wednesdays, 7:30am, AA meeting, 2nd Congregational Church, Maple and Appleton Streets, Holyoke MA

  • July: 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Thursdays, 7pm, AA meeting, First Church UCC, 129 Main Street, Northampton MA

  • July: 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

Fridays, 12pm, AA meeting UU Church, 220 Main Street (rear entrance, downstairs) Northampton MA

  • July: 11, 18 & 25

Fridays, 8-9pm, AA Meeting, Claire Teague Senior Center, Rte 7 South, Great Barrington, MA

  • July: 11, 18 & 25

Saturday, 10am, AA meeting, Emmanuel Church, Winthrop Terrace - Rt. 67, Warren, MA

  • July: 5, 12, 19 & 26

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, 5pm, Bourne Veteran's Memorial Community Center, 239 Main St, Buzzards Bay

  • July: 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Thursdays, 5pm, Bourne Veteran's Memorial Community Center, 239 Main St, Buzzards Bay

  • July: 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

West 

Fridays, 6pm, Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA

  • July: 11, 18 & 25

Narcotics Anonymous (NA): 

Southeast: 

Mondays, 7pm, NA Meeting, PAACA, 360 Coggeshall Street, New Bedford MA

  • July: 7, 14, 21 & 28

Fridays, 7pm, NA Meeting, PAACA, 360 Coggeshall Street, New Bedford MA

  • July: 11, 18 & 25

Upcoming Recovery Events 2014

If you are planning to attend any of these events, PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE stating your need for Sign Language Interpreters, CART Services or other communication access. 

Please encourage the coordinator or committee of the event to contact MCDHH at 617-740-1600 for assistance.

August 29-September 1, 2014, ‘Sober in the Sun’
Treasure Valley Boy Scout Camp, Rutland MA
http://www.soberfestival.org

October 10-23, 2014, ‘MSCYPAA XVIII’,
Massachusetts State Convention of Young People in Alcoholics Anonymous
Resort and Conference Center, Hyannis MA
http://www.mscypaahost.com

October 24-26, 2014, ‘Serenity by the Sea’, Provincetown Round Up
Provincetown Inn, Provincetown MA
http://www.provincetownroundup.org

Save The Date

2015*

February 13-16th, 2015, ‘SEMRU’
Southeastern Massachusetts Round-Up
Holiday Inn, Mansfield, MA
www.semru.org

*more info and registration will be available Fall of 2014


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