Website Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this website is to provide general information about Alcoholics Anonymous and about A.A. in Rockland County NY. The purpose of this information is to facilitate the face-to-face meetings of still suffering alcoholics with those in recovery and to provide information and resources for all alcoholics and the general public about Alcoholics Anonymous in Rockland County.
Additionally, but not limited to:
To provide accurate and consistent information about Alcoholics Anonymous, the content is primarily drawn from existing A.A. literature.
The Rockland County A.A. Public Information Committee generates the content for the Web site, guided by the Twelve Traditions, Twelve Concepts and any other Alcoholics Anonymous conference approved literature and General Service Office Guidelines.
To encourage participation of services and activities to members and groups in Rockland County A.A.
To provide pages for existing A.A service committees in Rockland County for the purpose of servicing and educating the group’s, its members and the general public.
To provide a page to invite Rockland County A.A. Groups and Services Committees to post an upcoming special event such as, group anniversary's, AA related workshops & all day events with in the framework of Alcoholics Anonymous. Please see the guide below.
To provide a page that links to upcoming events and meeting lists on other Intergroup & Area approved A.A. websites as long as:
1) They do not provide links to non Intergroup & Area approved A.A. websites.
2) They do not sell non Alcoholics Anonymous Conference Approved Literature & Other Items.
3) They do not promote Fund raising, or any kind of Fund raising raffles.
4) The General Service Office, A.A. Grapevine & other Intergroup & Area approved A.A. websites that sell Alcoholics Anonymous Conference Approved Literature, Meeting Books, Intergroup and Area approved A.A. Newsletters & Tickets for Intergroup & Area approved A.A. functions for the purpose of servicing A.A. Groups & Members is exempt to item #2 provided they do not fall under the other categories listed above. The event must fall with in the framework of Alcoholics Anonymous.
To provide contact information to all who seek it.
To provide contact information for Members to A.A. Service Committees in Rockland County.
Current Policy is subject to review and revision.