Online Credit Card Pay & Pick-Up Service

Groups and individuals can order literature, wallet cards, chips medallions and other merchandise from Intergroup. Click here to access our online order form.

You will receive an email confirmation and receipt for your purchase and someone from the office will contact you when your order is ready for pick-up.

If you have any questions please use the contact form to email the Literature Coordinator and the Office Administrator.

For technical questions about the actual form, please include the Webmaster on the contact form distribution.





New Meditation Meeting in Orleans starting January 8, 2019

ANNOUNCING NEW MEETING IN ORLEANS

NAME: LOVING-KINDESS MEDITATION MEETING
WHEN: TUESDAY EVENINGS
WHERE: ORLEANS UNTIED CHURCH, YOUTH LOUNGE, 1111 ORLEANS BLVD. (PARKING REAR ENTRANCE)
TIME: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
DETAILS: The meeting will be open and based on Step 11 with a silent 30 minute meditation and brief sharing of the meditation experience afterward.

NOTE: In respect to those attending, once the meditation begins, the door to the lounge will be locked; and no access will be given for the duration of the meditation.

Click here for printable poster to use for your home group announcements.



Alkathon 2018 Preparation is in Full Swing

Looking for a great service opportunity? The Alkathon Committee is looking for volunteers and food donations will be needed!

Committee meetings are held at 1:00 PM at the Bronson Center (211 Bronson Avenue) in Room 109 – here is the schedule of remaining meetings: Nov 18th, Dec 2nd, Dec 9th, Dec 16th, Dec 23rd.

For more information, along with online forms to host a meeting or to volunteer, visit alkathon.ottawaaa.org

Please submit your forms to host a meeting by November 23rd.





Meetings at 255, rue St-Rédempteur impacted by Tornado

Due to damage incurred at École secondaire de l’ile, 255, rue St-Rédempteur in Gatineau, three French meetings have been affected.

Two will be held at alternate addresses as shown below:

Hull Central – Mondays at 8:00 PM, 17, rue des Groseilliers, Église St-Pierre-Chanel (Coin Mont-Bleu)
Sagesse – Tuesdays at 8:00 PM, 13, rue Sainte-Bernadette, Église catholique portugaise du Saint-Esprit (as of October 23rd)

The third meeting will be cancelled until further notice:

La belle étoile – Saturdays at 8:00 PM



Credit Card Contributions to Intergroup are now easier with Paypal!

To make a Group Contribution via credit card to the Ottawa Area Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous please click “Contribute” below to make a secure credit card contribution enabled through Paypal.

Your contributions support the following Intergroup Functions:

  • maintain a central office with a postal address, and a telephone listing in the Ottawa-Hull telephone directory
  • maintain a telephone answering service
  • publish a meeting list
  • publish a newsletter
  • stock and sell medallions and A.A. conference approved literature
  • sponsor a Spring Conference
  • sponsor a Fall Conference known as the Eastern Ontario Conference of Alcoholics Anonymous
  • sponsor a Sunday morning open meeting (McNabb)
  • maintain a website
  • assist and advise in the formation of new groups or meetings






2018-2019 Group Liability Insurance Program for Ottawa area AA Groups

Ottawa Area Intergroup has negotiated the renewal of this valuable program for our groups. If you had to purchase a similar policy for your group on an individual basis, the minimum premium would be $540.

Please note, that the $100 premium for $2,000,000 Liability is an annual minimum premium and cannot be pro-rated. The Master Policy runs from November to November, and certificates are issued for that term.

FOR THIS YEAR ONLY, if a group needs coverage between now and November, the insurer has agreed to charge only $50 plus tax to issue a certificate of insurance.

Insurance premiums are GST exempt, but PST is still charged. When writing your cheque, please make it out for $108, including the 8% PST, or $54 if you are taking a short-term policy.

PLEASE DO NOT SEND THE APPLICATION TO THE INTERGROUP OFFICE! The address is to be found on the attached form. Click here to download it.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email Harry B at vicechair@ottawaaa.org



*Reissued* Change We Must Meeting CLOSED

Effective July 18th, Change We Must, previously held on Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. at Rothwell United Church, 42 Sumac Street in Beacon Hill has closed. A note has been added to the online meeting list as well.

* Announcement Reissued August 17th* Rothwell United Church staff reached out to let us know that people have continued to arrive on Wednesday nights expecting a meeting.



*Important* Updated Guidelines for Hosting AA Meetings at OWMC

To all members of Home Groups hosting AA Meetings at the Ottawa Withdrawal Management Centre this announcement is for you!

It is very important that the meeting guidelines are followed carefully and we’d like to advise you that an updated document has been posted here (click link to open).

Please print it for distribution and discussion at your business meetings.

For more information, or how you or your group can get involved, contact the OWMC Coordinator via email at owmc@ottawaaa.org



2017 Fellowship Report on Intergroup…

As we neatly tie a bow around another year at Intergroup, we wanted to share how you, “the fellowship”, thought we did this year and what you identified as Intergroup’s Opportunities and Challenges moving forward in 2018.

Click here to view the 2017 Intergroup Inventory Results

Thanks again for your input, support, dedication and indeed direction of this past year.

Wishing you and your family much Peace, Love, Friendship and Health.

2017 Board of Directors
Ottawa Area Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous