A.A. Links

District 12 Guidelines

Guidelines for how the District’s Business Meetings are run, how officers and committee chairs are elected, what are their qualifications for office, and what are their responsibilities and duties.

Alcoholics Anonymous Home Page

The home page for A.A. There you find more information about print and online literature and service work.

The following links are for various districts and intergroups in the state:

Peoria Area Intergroup

District 10 (Bloomington-Normal and surrounding towns)

District 19 (Springfield and surrounding towns)

Area 21 – Southern Illinois

Links to the websites of other A.A. districts in Southern Illinois Area 21.

New Group Registration Form  (PDF Download)

Use this form to register a new A.A. group. By registering with the General Services Office of A.A., your group will be listed in A.A.’s Meetings Directory. Your group’s GSR will also receive issues of Box 549, the GSO’s quarterly newsletter, and other A.A. information to distribute at your meeting. By registering, your group receives a Group Service Number which is necessary for your group to make donations to District, Area or the GSO. The form can be filled out online and emailed to either records@aa.org or registrarsia21@gmail.com.

Group Information Change Form (PDF Download)

Complete and submit this form to either records@aa.org or registrarsia21@gmail.com when your group changes its GSR or alternate GSR, meeting time, meeting location or meeting format (Open to Closed or vice versa).

Online Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous

From the A.A. site, the basic text of the A.A. program in HTML and PDF.

Daily Reflections

From the A.A. site, the online version of a book of 366 meditations based on the Big Book, the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, As Bill Sees It and other Conference approved literature.

A.A. Service Manual Combined with the 12 Concepts for World Service  (PDF Download)

Written by Bill W., this book outlines the organizational structure of A.A.’s third legacy: service – carrying the message to other alcoholics.  Members form Groups, Groups form a District, Districts form an Area and Areas form the A.A.’s GSO.  The Service Manual also outlines the roles of trusted servants: the Group Service Representative (GSR) for each Group, the District Committee Member (DCM) for each District, and the Area Representative for each Area. It also discusses the 12 Concepts behind service work.