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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

NERAASA 2021 - Save the Date

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The virtual experience, a NERAASA like no other!

Join the many who will make history at the first virtual Northeast Regional Alcoholics Anonymous Service Assembly.

    The weekend will include:
  • Round Tables
  • Panels
  • Northeast Regional Trustee Presentation
  • Delegates’ Highlights
  • Fun & Fellowship
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    NERAASA 2021 will offer participation in English, Spanish, A.S.L. & C.C.

    Registration is $21.00 for the weekend!

    All A.A. members are both welcome and encouraged to attend! We are making history!


    Visit the NERAASA website HERE

    Register Now!

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 12:00pm to Friday, February 28, 2020 - 12:00pm

New Limited Edition Book Available

GSO is delighted to announce the limited-edition publication of a new book:

A Visual History of Alcoholics Anonymous: An Archival Journey

On sale: February 14, 2021 – “A Valentine’s Day Gift to the Fellowship” - preorder now, details below

Originally developed as the souvenir book for the 2020 International Convention in Detroit, this colorful, gift-sized volume serves as both a lavishly illustrated tour through A.A.’s history and a lively celebration of our Fellowship.

Powerful images — some never before published — and short descriptive texts walk us through the people, places and things integral to A.A.’s early growth, and forward to today’s vibrant, international Fellowship.

Also included is a highlight on the Virtual 2020 International Convention, a special focus on A.A. in Detroit, and updated coverage of recent digital innovations in A.A. group life.

With a one-time-only print run, A Visual History of Alcoholics Anonymous will be released February 14, 2021.

Remember to support our Western Mass Intergroup! Preorder your copy before January 31st by phone at (413) 532-2111 or email

***Please be advised that the Intergroup office is closed until the 18th of January due to illness.***

Area 31 virtual GSR/DCM Workshop

Area 31 will be hosting a virtual GSR/DCM Workshop chaired by the Area 31 Alternate Delegate.

Agenda for the Presentation:

1 past GSR and 1 past DCM will share their experience with the positions and we will have a question and answer period to help inform those interested and those beginning their journey through these positions.

All are welcome.

The Zoom information will be posted soon.

Saturday, February 6, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Seventh Tradition Letter from GSO

We know that your group, Area or service office is continuing to carry the message of our Alcoholics Anonymous program in these challenging times. As we hurtle through December toward the end of 2020, we wanted to share with you this update and to let you know how grateful we are for your continued support and well wishes.

We want to wish you a happy holiday season and report that the third and fourth quarters of this historic year have demonstrated your continued strong support through group contributions.

Please click on the link for the balance of the letter. Seventh Tradition Letter from the General Manager

DCM / GSR Change Forms

DCM / GSR change forms have been added to the website under the 'Documents' heading. Select 'Area Committee' and then 'Registrar' on the drop down menu. A direct link would be

The forms you will find are editable and can be filled out on your computer which allows you to email the finished form to the Registrar as an attachment (

2020 December Grapevine News

Grapevine News
    What’s New For December 2020
  • Holiday Gifts and Free Shipping
  • Announcing AA La Viña’s All New Website!
  • 2020 Carry The Message Project
  • What’s New in Print and Online
  • Area Chair/GVR Corner
  • So much more!

Click on the cover to the right to read about this and more.

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

Calendar of Zoom & Phone Meetings - List of Reopened 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 is of Western Mass meetings that are meeting online or by phone. To access the listing please click here ''.

This listing is of Western Mass meetings that have reopened. 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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