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This site is maintained by the A.A.General Service Committee of Western Massachusetts (Area 31) for the purpose of enhancing unity by providing information pertinent to the General Service structure and functions within Area 31, as well as providing a communication platform for Area committees, members, officers, districts, interested AA members, and the general public. All Area Committees, each District, and the Area Officers are encouraged to share information about on-going service opportunities.

Area General Service Meeting; - 7:30 pm 2nd Wednesday of the month.
Grace United Church - 474 Pleasant St., Holyoke, MA
Temporarily meeting on Zoom. Click here for meeting info.

If you or someone you know who is a member of A.A. and needs assistance, please call the Accessibility Committee hotline at 413-378-3752, or send an email to

Fall Assembly - Save the Date

As a reminder, there is a mini-conference on Saturday to discuss the outstanding conference agenda items that have been forwarded to next year's conference and there will be a business meeting on Sunday with the district and committee reports to cover the last six month's activities. Both days start at 1pm. Plan on four hours on Saturday and three hours on Sunday. The dates are: October 24th & 25th.

If you would like electronic or hard copies of the agenda items, please contact the Alternate Delegate at

Zoom information is the same for both days and can be found on the calendar for October 24th or 25th.

Accessibilities Call for Stories

Stories - A.A. for the Older Alcoholic 2020

Dear Friends:

Please click the following highlighted link to read the request for stories to update the pamphlet “A.A. for the Older Alcoholic.” Request for Stories

Thank you!

Estimados amigos:

Haga clic en el siguiente enlace resaltado para leer la solicitud de historias para la actualizar el folleto "A.A. para el alcohólico de edad avanzada". Solicitud de historias


Chers amis,

Veuillez cliquer sur le lien suivant pour lire l’appel aux partages pour la mise à jour de la brochure « Les AA pour l’alcoolique plus âgé ». Appel aux partages


District #6 GSR Meeting

The District 6 GSR Meeting will be held in person starting on Monday, September 21st at the Hazardville United Methodist Church, 330 Hazard Ave., Enfield, CT until further notice. Of course everything as always depends on the status of the virus.

Please note the change of location!

Update from the Area 31 Delegate

The 2020 full General Service Virtual Conference Report is out and is available to AA members as an electronic anonymity-protected version in English, French and Spanish. The print version in English and Spanish is also available.

If you want the 2020 GSO final report you can find it in PDF format on the 'Delegates Corner' conference page. If you need a hard copy, (it is 120 pages,) contact the Delegate at and include your mailing address in the e-mail.

All the 2020 GSO Conference members participated in a zoom meeting and received the updated GSO financial report on Saturday 8/17/20. Due to COVID issues the financial report had not been audited yet and was not given at the conference. A copy is available to AA members through an e-mail request to the delegate at

2020 International Convention Virtual site - Now Open! - Ouvert! - Abierta! (still appears to be on-line)

Dear friends,

Greetings from your G.S.O.

I am excited to share with you that the 2020 International Convention Virtual site is now accessible on Below I have included a direct link for your convenience:

The site is available in English, French and Spanish. To access the website in French or Spanish please click on your preferred language at the top of each page.

The site will be available all throughout the month of July & August 2020. Have fun!


Estimados amigos,

Un saludo muy cordial desde su Oficina de Servicios Generales.

Me alegra poder compartir con ustedes que el sitio web para la Convención Internacional de 2020 está ya abierto y activo en Para su conveniencia a continuación les incluyo un enlace directo:

El sitio web está disponible en inglés, francés y español. Para acceder al sitio web en español o francés pueden hacer clic en el idioma de su preferencia en la parte superior de cada página.

El sitio web estará activo y accesible durante todo el mes de julio y agosto, 2020. Esperamos que lo disfruten!


Chers amies,

Chaleureuses salutations de votre Bureau des Services généraux.

Je suis heureux de partager avec vous que le site Web du Congrès international virtuel de 2020 est maintenant accessible via Ci-dessous, vous trouverez un lien direct pour vous faciliter l’accès:

Le site Web est disponible en anglais, en français et en espagnol. Pour accéder au site Web en français ou en espagnol, veuillez cliquer sur la langue désirée en haut de chaque page.

Le site est disponible pendant toute la durée du mois de juillet et août. Amusez-vous bien !

Julio E.
2020 International Convention Coordinator

Calendar of Online, Zoom & Phone Meetings

The following information is not sponsored by the Area 31 AA, General Service Committee. Neither the Area nor the Western Mass Intergroup is responsible for the accuracy of this list. It is offered here only to assist in connecting alcoholics with one another for the purposes of a meeting and fellowship.

To add/remove meetings only, contact:

This listing of Western Mass meetings uses various mechanisms to connect those who want a meeting during this Covid-19 outbreak. To access the listing please click here ''.

G.S.O./A.A.W.S. Updated Link on Corona Virus (covid-19)

Click on this new link to a page with updated info on the GSO website ( containing the latest shared experience relating to Corona Virus (Covid-19).

GSO is likely to post updates from time to time. It is worth clicking on the link above to get the latest information as it is released.

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