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Alcoholism Recovery Program

Service in Action

Bridging The Gap

Young people in AA

Bridging the Gap

The local Bridging the Gap program, or BTG, connects new members being discharged from a facility to A.A. in their community.

Clients can request contacts through the A.A. Temporary Contact/Bridging the Gap Request form.

A.A. members can serve as A.A. Temporary Contact/Bridging the Gap Volunteers.

Committee members:

  • bring the message of hope for recovery to alcoholics in a variety of treatment settings
  • demonstrate to administrators and staff “how it works” and are instruments of attraction to the A.A. program
  • provide information about A.A., as well as literature and guidelines for setting up A.A. meetings in treatment facilities and outpatient settings
Bridging the Gap Committees
Please check your meeting information for accuracy.
The meeting list is maintained by our special worker at
East Bay Intergroup.

The East Bay Intergroup meeting list is the source the Meeting Guide app relies on for the East Bay area.

The Meeting Guide app is maintained and updated by the voluntary efforts of AA members.

Meeting Guide App