Berkshire Intergroup responsibilities are to meet the needs of the area A.A. groups of Berkshire County of Area 31 of Alcoholics Anonymous.

 

 

 

Hotline: 413-443-0212

Today's Daily Reflection​

!!! Berkshire Intergroup is now open on Tuesday and Friday 1:30 - 5:00 pm !!!

The 24 hour hotline is still up and running at 413 443-0212.

If you need to buy literature or coins please leave a message on the office phone 413-448-2382.

In light of our current world situation many meetings are being hosted by Zoom or some other Conference type format. We will continue to update our list of meetings that are participating in this effort.

Here is the list as we know of now. If you know of any meetings that are doing this please send the information/links etc to BerkshireAAIntergroup@gmail.com and we'll get it posted here for everyone.

Link to BerkshiresAA Facebook Page

If you are looking for zoom meetings information including passwords please call the HOTLINE

Here is a list of helpful links to managing your zoom meeting and reduce zoom-bombing of your meeting

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/360021146872-Managing-the-Blocked-List

 

https://it.cornell.edu/zoom/keep-zoom-meetings-private

 

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/360021921032-In-Meeting-Controls

 

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/115005759423-Managing-participants-in-a-meeting

  

If you or your group would like to continue to be self-supporting you may consider donating, according to the Pie Chart, to the following. Thank you.

Berkshire Intergroup, 152 North Street, Suite 30C, Pittsfield, MA 01201

 

Western Mass Area Committee, PO Box 6818, Holyoke, MA 01041

 

Western MA Institutions Committee, PO Box 1391, Holyoke, MA 01041

 

THE GENERAL FUND (AA world Services) mail to:

General Service Office, Grand Central Station, PO Box 459, New York, NY 10163

The AA Grapevine and LaViña are now free online for all members!  go to:

https://www.aagrapevine.org/we-are-here-to-help

If you have any meeting/group changes please click here for the Group Change Form

Find a meeting anywhere...here or the next meeting near you here

Click here to get the new Meeting Guide app for iPhone and Android

Local News

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Berkshire Intergroup

We are now open on Tuesdays and Fridays

1:30 - 5:00pm

The phone is being check regularly.

Berkshires AA Facebook Page Link

Helpful Tips on Zoom Meeting Security

Zoom is in the process of fixing their lack of security.

Here’s a list of helpful hints in the meantime ::: 

-disable screen sharing, file transfer, and virtual background

-censor attendees phone numbers

-created a waiting room for “screening 

-disable join before host

-implement third party encryption

-disallow booty parties to rejoin

-disable any form of recording of meeting 

-allowed appointing of co-host to serve as bouncer/sensor and it support for meeting 

Video for security settings for Zoom. Best Practices.

Regional News

Get the 'Berkshire AA When & Where' app for your iPhone from the Apple App Store here

A Zoom meeting page has been added so you can quickly get to a zoom meeting by clicking the link on the page.

Sorry, only for iPhones at this time.

Quick Links

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AA Grapevine
Our meeting in print

Read the current stories in the AA Grapevine

Berkshire AA Intergroup
AA 12 & 12
Online

A co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous tells how members recover and how the society functions

Berkshire AA Intergroup
AA Big Book
Online

Read from the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous

CONTACT US

Email:      berkshireaaintergroup@gmail.com   or

               big@area31aa.org

Address:  152 North St

               Suite 30C
               Pittsfield, MA 01201
Phone:    413-448-2382

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