Information about AA for Professionals who work with problem Drinkers and alcoholics
If You Are a Professional, A.A. Members Are Available to Cooperate with You
If you are a Health Care Professional, Correctional or Treatment Facility Professional, Media/News Professional, Employee Assistance Professional, Educator, Clergy Member, Counselor, Social Worker or Student and would like us to mail you further information about Alcoholics Anonymous and put you in touch with a local member, please feel free to Contact Us by email or phone at AA Hamilton Central Office (905-522-8399).
Alcoholics Anonymous has many A.A. members and service committees who are available to provide professionals with information about Alcoholics Anonymous. A.A. has a long history of cooperating but not affiliating with outside organizations and being available to provide A.A. meetings or information about A.A. upon request. For professionals working with people who have special needs we have A.A. material and literature in Braille, videos in American Sign Language, easy-to-read pamphlets, and much more.
Please feel free to read on-line or subscribe to About AA - A Newsletter for Professionals
Alcoholics Anonymous 2007 Membership Survey
Direct Committee Contact:
The Hamilton Co-operation with the Professional Community (CPC) Committee of Alcoholics Anonymous is seeking ways to contact professional people to set up programs and workshops that will increase knowledge and understanding of Alcoholics Anonymous. We provide information about where we are and what we can and cannot do. We believe that professionals are our best allies in getting the AA message to the still suffering alcoholic. For further information: please contact the CPC Committee Chairperson.
Public Information Committee (PIC) Public Information Committee presents A.A. information to the general public, schools and media. At your invitation, we will provide this information with supporting literature at your location. For further information: Contact PIC Chairperson
Treatment Facilities Committee (TFC). Currently the Hamilton Treatment Facilities Committee runs A.A. meetings at hospitals, rehabilitation centres, treatment facilities, drop-in centres and other non-correctional facilities. We provide AA literature as required to these facilities. At your invitation, we can provide this service at your facility. Books & literature are also supplied. For further information Contact TFC Chairperson
Hamilton Correctional Services Committee
The primary purpose of the committee is to carry the A.A. message and supply literature.
The committee chairperson and coordinators shall deal directly with the staff and personnel of the institution.
To become a volunteer in the institution requires a minimum continuous sobriety of two years. Because we are entering highly restricted areas there are application forms to be completed and submitted to the institution. A police background check is completed. A personal interview is conducted and an orientation session must be attended.
If this is something you would like to do, you must be an A.A. member. You can submit your name and how you would like to be contacted via this website (Contact Institutions Chairperson) or at:A.A. Central Office,
627 Main Street East, Suite # 205
Phone no.: 905-522-8399
For this or any additional information, leave your name and phone number for the correctional service committee. Contact Institutions Committee Chairperson.Urgent need for volunteers to the Hamilton Wentworth Detention Centre. (Click here for details)