The purpose Hospitals and Institutions Committee is to provide A.A. meetings and A.A. Conference Approved Literature for patients confined in various Hospitals and Institutions in Rockland County.

How to get involved:

  • Group­: The local Home Group can elect a Hospital’s and Institutions Representative to attend our monthly meeting to help discuss and execute this vital 12th step work. This representative books meetings for your Group in a variety of Hospitals and Institutions. This will give your group members the opportunity to share their experience, strength and hope to the still suffering Alcoholics confined in Hospitals and Institutions.  (The time criteria for this commitment is One Year of sobriety)
  • Individual A.A. members:  Backup speakers­ A.A. members from all over Rockland County are invited to put themselves on the Hospitals and Institutions (H&I) backup speakers 12th step list acting as backup speakers to assist the Hospital’s and Institutions Chairperson for Rockland county. (The time criteria for this commitment is 90 Days or more of sobriety)
  • Hospitals and institutions meeting chairpersons: ­ The Hospitals & Institutions Committee invite individual AA Members to become an H&I Chairperson. This Chairperson attends and leads a meeting, once a week, for a one year period. (The time criteria for this commitment is One Year of sobriety)

NOTICE: MEETINGS AT BLAISELL BUILDING 57, NYACK HOSPITAL and GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL HAVE BEEN CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE   

Hospitals and Institutions Meetings:

Good Samaritan Hospital – **Temporary Closure**–  255 Lafayette Ave, Suffern, NY 10901.

Tuesday at 7:00 pm, Friday at 7:00 pm, and Saturday at 10:15 am
Note- Criteria for speakers at Good Samaratin Hospital 90 days or more and have not been a patient.

NOTE: Good Samaritan asks that only 2 members of AA attend at one time until further notice.

Nyack Hospital,  In-patient**Temporary Closure** 160 North Midland Avenue, Nyack  –

Monday at 7:00 pm;  Thursday, at 7 pm;  Friday at 7 pm
Note – Criteria for speakers at Nyack Hospital6 months or more and have not been a patient in 60 months.

Nyack Hospital,  Out-patient**Temporary Closure** -The Hub, 312 NY-59, Nyack, NY

Thursday at 7:00 pm
Note – Criteria for speakers at Nyack Hospital6 months or more and have not been a patient in 60 months.

Lexington Center for Recovery, Haverstraw Clinic – Samsondale Professional Plaza, 45 South Route 9W, Suite 209, West Haverstraw, NY 10993

1st week of the month; Wednesday at 6 pm; Thursday at 6:30 pm; and Friday at 9:30 am (women)

Blaisdell Addiction Treatment Center, Building 57 – **Temporary Closure** Rockland Psych Ctr, 140 Old Orangeburg Rd, Orangeburg, NY

Temporarily Closed – Thursday at 7; Friday at 8 pm and Saturday at 8:00 pm

Open Arms, Haverstraw Men’s House –  57 Sharp Street, Suite 59, Haverstraw, NY

Monday at 6:00 pm

For more information, use the contact form below or send a group member to the Institutions Committee meeting.  The Committee meets at St Stephen’s Episcopal Church at 7:30 pm on the first Tuesday of the month.

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