Category Archives: Membership

7th Tradition to Ontario South

Donation and contributions to Ontario South Assembly can be made in 2 different ways: By ChequeMake cheque payable to “Ontario South Assembly”.Please use the Online Donation Form to ensure proper accounting of your donation. When you submit the online form, you receive a confirmation email with a PDF attachments of your donation details. Please print this PDF and… Read More »

Ontario South Delegate

Delegate’s details:Ontario South Delegate,Email Address: Treasurer: Ontario South TreasurerP.O. Box 1151Guelph, Ontario N1H 6N3 *The above is consistent with the position, regardless of who is currently holding it. Send a Card to the Delegate at 2024 World Service Conference Assembly 2023 Delegate’s presentations Assembly 2022 Delegate’s presentations AWSC 2022 Delegate’s presentations Please click on the download button or… Read More »

Requests for service

Please email new requests directly to our web coordinator. Responses will be emailed promptly to the groups in need of help. Thank you for considering doing service! Help us answer the GTA phone lines416-410-3809 “Hello this is Al-Anon.How may I help you?” Volunteers for telephone answer service are always needed. This is a great Al-Anon service opportunity.“Participation is… Read More »

‘Open Lines’ newsletter editions ‘Open Lines’ is a newsletter published by the Ontario South Area three times a year. It is a newsletter that forms the connection between the executives, the coordinators and the groups. It is distributed by email to all Districts. Ontario South Assembly also offers a one (1) year mailed subscription option for ‘Open Lines’ for $15.00.  If… Read More »

Area Assembly and Area World Service Committee (AWSC)

Upcoming AWSC dates: May 26 – 28, 2023 @ Durham College Oshawa AWSC documentation Please visit the Ontario South Delegate’s page in the ‘For Members’ section of this website to download the two Powerpoint presentations that were shared at AWSC 2022. Minutes 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 Assembly documentation Workshop and Delegate presentation downloads Delegate Please navigate to… Read More »

WSO World Service Office news

It’s Election Time—Are You Standing for Delegate? When I was the World Service Office (WSO) Meeting Planner, the World Service Conference (WSC) seemed so mysterious to me! As part of my position, I helped with WSC registration, meals, room set-ups, etc., but I had no idea what was happening in that room—the General Session, where the WSC discussions… Read More »

AAPP Corner Area Alateen Process Person The 2022 AWSC passed a motion to change the reference SAM (Supportive Al-Anon Member) to AMIAS (Al-Anon Member Involved in Alateen Service).  So going forward we will be using “AMIAS” rather than “SAM”.  It will take some time before our Area forms are changed over, so forms with “SAM” will be accepted. Every… Read More »

OSAAC Ontario South Alateen Advisory Committee Corner OSAAC  is a committee comprised of Alateens, the Alateen Coordinator and SAM’s. The primary purpose of OSAAC is to unite all Alateen groups throughout Ontario South. In accordance with the primary purpose, the committee will do so by the exchange of ideas and experiences. The Area Alateen Coordinator is the liaison to… Read More »

Public Outreach Corner New Public Outreach Magazine Available! The latest Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism (AFA) magazine is ready for distribution. As many of us have been in some degree of sheltering in place, we may not have been able to participate in this valuable outreach project. But the magazine has an exciting new look and is ready for you to share with anyone… Read More »

Alateen Corner Just a Teen’s Reach Away A personal story by a member in Alateen service I have been drawn to Alateen service ever since recognizing that my own struggles throughout my teen years were actually the effects of living with the disease of alcoholism. My struggle to claim my independence in the face of obstacles seemed at the… Read More »