For AA Groups and Members:
Deaf and Hard of Hearing AA members need the fellowships’s assistance in order to both receive the message and be able to interact with other AA members and be a part of the group. HCIA-DAC exists in order to foster relationships between the hearing and the Deaf AA members and insure consistency of AA meetings with qualified interpreters. Because the financial burden of this is too much for any one AA member, or for any one home group, we are requesting that every AA group consider designating a portion of their 7th tradition funds toward our spiritual responsibility: When anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help, I want the hand of AA to be there!
Thanks to all who are willing to assist in carrying the message to our deaf AA members, who are reaching out for our help and want to have the same access to the message of hope as other members of our fellowship. Bill W. said, “When we are generous with the hat,we give a token that we are grateful for our blessings and evidence that we are eager to share what we have found with all who still suffer.”
If you would like a member of the HCIA-DAC committee to come speak to your group about the history and purpose of HCIA-DAC, answer questions, or find out how to help us, one of us will be happy to come to your group conscience.