How AA Works

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

"Rarely have we seen a person fail who has thoroughly followed our path."
Reprinted with permission from the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, page 58

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Santa Cruz County
24 Hour Phone

(831) 475-5782


Spring Fling

June 9th Spring Fling at Harvey West Park, 11am-4pm. Music, lunch, speaker and more! Lunch tickets on-line or $10 Cash at the event. See flier for details. Donated raffle prizes can be dropped off at Central Office

June 9th Spring Fling volunteers are needed. Planning meetings 3rd and 4th Tuesdays at 8pm. Contact Maddie, Activities Chair, via Central Office at 831-475-5782 or email for info.

Memorial Day Alcathon

May 29th Memorial Day Alcathon at Santa Cruz Fellowship at 412 Front Street. Potluck and music 1-3pm. Meetings on the hour 9am-9pm. See flier for details.

Birthday Speaker Meeting

June 2nd Birthday Speaker Meeting. 7pm at Mid County Senior Center. Join us for celebration, cake, and pick up your birthday chip!

Birthday Speaker Meeting planning committee needs new volunteers (coffee maker, secretary) in the spirit of service rotation. Join meeting 4th Thursday of each month at 6pm at Ferrell's Donuts at 1403 Ocean St. For more info contact the Birthday Committee Chair, at

Volunteers for Central Office shifts and 24 Hour Phone Line (Diverter) one-time alternates needed. Call Central Office at (831) 475-5782 to volunteer or for more info.

H&I Business Meeting

Wednesday, May 23RD, 2018 at 7:00PM - Youth Room at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 420 Melrose Avenue in Santa Cruz. []

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