Service Opportunities

I Am Responsible...

When anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help, we want the hand of A.A. always to be there. And for that: I am responsible.

Your Tidewater Intergroup provides a number of vital services to the AA community, thanks to the work of AA member committees, service boards and Integroup representatives.

Tidewater Intergroup Council of Alcoholics Anonymous serves Boykins, Chesapeake,Franklin, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Smithfield, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and Wakefield, Virginia, As well as Knotts Island and Moyock, North Carolina. We also serve Guantanamo Bay Navy Base. We are directly responsible to those we serve.

Treatment Committee provides information and coordination of Twelve Step work with hospitals and mental institutions in the above described geographic area to assure that patients in such institutions suffering from the disease of alcoholism be informed of and have the opportunity to participate in the recovery program of Alcoholics Anonymous.

  Public Information Committee disseminates and presents information concerning the recovery program of Alcoholics Anonymous to the general public within the above geographic area.

 Cooperation with the Professional Community (CPC) Committee establishes and maintains cooperation with the professional community in the above geographic area in accordance with the guidelines published by the General Service Office.

 Steering Committee...The primary function of the Steering Committee is to guide, on behalf of the Tidewater Intergroup Council and in accordance with the 12 Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous, the daily operation of the Tidewater Intergroup Council while keeping foremost in their collective mind that they as a committee are but trusted servants they do not govern.  

   Corrections Committee provides information and coordination of Twelve Step work with penal institutions in the above described geographic area to assure that inmates in such institutions suffering from the disease of alcoholism be informed of and have the opportunity to participate in the recovery program of Alcoholics Anonymous.

   Group Contact Committee   serves to communicate, as deemed appropriate by the committee, between the Intergroup Council and groups of Alcoholics Anonymous in the above geographic area.

     The Archive Committee... manages and organizes the Intergroup archival program. To have reasonable access to, and to examine, all current Intergroup Committee records, in person or through a representative;to develop policies and procedures governing the use of the Archives, in conjunction with the Archives Committee. To promote, protect, and preserve the collection of the Archives

  Website Committee   

 Maintains the TIC website in accordance with website guidelines as approved by TIC.