December 2014 & January 2015 

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:

Wednesdays, 8pm, AA meeting, (Women’s Meeting) Unity Somerville, 6 Williams Street, Somerville MA (C)
December: 24 & 31

Saturdays, 10am, AA meeting Brookside Health Center, 3297 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain MA
December: 27

Northeast:

Tuesdays, 7:30pm, AA Meeting, (Young Person’s Meeting) Church of Redeemer, 6 Meriam Street, Lexington MA (C)
December: 23 & 30
January: 6, 13, 20 & 27

Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15pm, AA Meeting, Merrimack College, Chapel, RT 125, North Andover MA
December: 24 & 31
January: 7, 14, 21 & 28

Fridays, 8-9:30pm, AA Meeting, South Church, 41 Central Street, Andover MA
December: 26
January: 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Southeast:

Mondays, 6pm, AA Meeting (WOMEN’S Meeting) Knights of Columbus Hall, 5 Armory Road, Buzzards Bay (C)
December: 23 & 30
January: 5, 12, 19 & 26

Tuesdays, 7:30pm, AA Meeting, Drop In Center, 62A Kendall Street, Framingham MA (C)
December: 23 & 30
January: 6

Central:

Mondays, 8-9:30p, AA Meeting, Unity Church, Central St. Winchendon, MA
December: 23 & 30
January: 5, 12, 19 & 26

West:

Sundays, 1pm, AA Meeting, St. Andrew’s Church 335 Longmeadow Street, Longmeadow MA
December: 28
January: 4, 11, 18 & 25

Mondays, 7:30am, AA meeting, 2nd Congregational Church, Maple and Appleton Streets, Holyoke MA
December: 29
January: 5, 12, 19 & 26

Mondays, 5:30-6:30, AA meeting, Church on the Hill, 169 Main Street, Lenox MA
January: 5 & 19

Tuesdays, 7:00pm, AA meeting (MEN’s meeting), Silvio Conte School: 200 West Union Street, Pittsfield MA (C)
December: 23 & 30
January: 6, 13, 20 & 27

Wednesdays, 7:30am, AA meeting, 2nd Congregational Church, Maple and Appleton Streets, Holyoke MA
December: 24 & 31
January: 7, 14, 21 & 28

Fridays, 7:30am, AA meeting, 2nd Congregational Church, Maple and Appleton Streets, Holyoke MA
December: 26
January: 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Fridays, 8-9pm, AA Meeting, Claire Teague Senior Center, Rte 7 South, Great Barrington, MA
December: 26
January: 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Saturday, 10am, AA meeting, Emmanuel Church, Wintrop Terrace - Rt. 67, Warren, MA
January: 10

Saturday, 7:30pm, AA meeting, George B. Crane Memorial Center, 81 Linden Street, Pittsfield MA
December: 27
January: 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

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, Al-Anon Meeting, Bourne Veteran's Memorial Community Center, 239 Main St, Buzzards Bay
January: 7, 14, 21 & 28

Thursdays, 5pm, Al-Anon Meeting, Bourne Veteran's Memorial Community Center, 239 Main St, Buzzards Bay
January: 8, 15, 22 & 29

Saturdays, 8am, Al-Anon Meeting (WOMEN’S meeting) St. Chrysostom Church, 1 Linden Street, Quincy MA (C)
December: 27
January: 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31

West

Fridays, 6pm, Al-Anon Meeting, Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA
January: 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Narcotics Anonymous (NA):

Please contact MCDHH if there is an interest in attending a NA meeting in your area.

Upcoming Recovery Events

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

February 13-16, 2015, SEMRU, Southeastern Massachusetts Roundup

Holiday Inn, Mansfield MA
http://www.semru.org

Round Up weekend will have Sign Language Interpreters. Please see Conference program online for more info.

The Southeastern Massachusetts Round-Up (S.E.M.R.U.) is a non-profit organization of Gays and Lesbians (LGBTQ) in recovery 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 four day conference for 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.

All are welcome... We hope to see you there!

April 10-12, 2015, 39th Massachusetts Al-Anon/Alateen Conference

Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center, Framingham MA
http://www.ma-al-anon-alateen.org/convention.html


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