MEETS FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH -The Oakland Peace Center
First Christian Church of Oakland, 111 Fairmount (29th & Fairmount), Oakland, CA 94611 - Orientation Meeting @ 7:00pm / Business Meeting @ 7:30pm 
The Hospitals & Institutions (H&I) Committee carries the message of Alcoholics Anonymous to people who are confined in hospitals and institutions.  This listing includes H&I meetings in Area 53 as well as contact info to reach Area 53 Committee and Subcomittee member chairpersons who can provide you with more information on getting involved in the H&I community.  All H&I participants are encouraged to attend the Beginners' Orientation to familiarize themselves with the Principles of the pink  “H&I Policy and Procedures” pamphlet and then are welcome to attend the H&I business meeting that follows.
Area Chairperson Steve D. (925) 699-2560    hollowbone@ymail.com
Regional Chairperson  Kathy R. (925) 212-3693    krogers88@sbcglobal.net LEGEND:
Literature Chairperson Lindsey S. (925) 963-1083 lgstewart2@gmail.com GPS:  GOOD PLACE TO START DD:  Dual Diagnosis                      M:  Mens
Secretary Sheila M. (925) 493-0895       sheila324@comcast.net NGP:  NOT A GOOD PLACE TO START SB:  Sponsored By                       W:  Womens 
Treasurer Harry K.  (949) 514-5770 harry.kunze@gmail.com DC:     DRESS CODE LF:  Locked Facility                      C:  Coed
RECOVERY CENTERS  SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIR  --  Richard M (510) 816-5277 dickmercury@gmail.com
NAME OF FACILITY DAY & TIME LOCATION COORDINATOR MTG GENDER START CODE, FACILITY TYPE SERVICE NOTES
WOHC Men's Residential TUES 8PM Oakland Andrew MENS GPS, 60 DAY RESIDENTIAL  Meetings Covered!
Chrysalis House MON 7 pm Oakland Lori P.  WOMENS GPS, DD, 15 Beds, 6-9 MO Residential live-in program Female Speakers Welcome!!                                                               
Cronin House THURS  7 -8:15pm Hayward Tim COED GPS, DC; 45-90 day live-in program                                                                         Always welcome speakers.                                                                     NO RED CLOTHING or outside beverages.                                    No earlier than 5 minutes early and out by 830 sharp!                                           
FRI   7:30 pm Tom B.
SUN  7-8:15 pm Steve C.
El Chante TUES  7 pm Oakland David MENS GPS, TWO MEETINGS AT SAME TIME - ENGLISH AND SPANISH IN TANDEM!! Covered by Region 100 -  Needs ENGLISH Speakeing Secretaries!
Friendship House THURS 7pm Oakland Jessi WOMENS GPS, small group, Native American women                         Women Speakers Welcome!!!
MPI  (Summit Hospital) WED 8PM Oakland Lisa D. COED GPS; THIS MEETING "OPEN" TO ALUMNI !! 3rd & 4th Wednesdays are SB Park Street Ctr.                                        1st, & 5th Weds. are SB Dublin Primary Purpose                                       2nd Wednesday SB Rockridge Fellowship
NewBridge MON 7PM Berkeley Richard S. COED GPS!! Sat & Mon mtgs for long term program, 12-18 mo
  THURS 7PM   Marie A. Meetings Covered!
Orchid  (NEW LISTING!) 1st, 3rd, 5th        FRI    7PM Oakland Lindsey S. WOMENS GPS, Jail Alternative, Perinatal  FIRST AND THIRD FRIDAYS 
Salvation Army ARC MON 8PM  Oakland Glen J MENS GPS, DC,  6-12 mo Residential  Dress Code:  Collared Shirts!
Thunder Road SAT 7PM Oakland b j COED GPS, LF, TEEN SB - Oakland Young People’s Meeting                                             Speakers Welcome!  
   
             
COMMUNITY FACILITIES - SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIR   Denise B.  (925) 786-0072
FACILITY DAY & TIME LOCATION COORDINATOR MTG GENDER START CODE, FACILITY TYPE  SERVICE NOTES
Alta Bates Adolescent Boys THURS Berkeley Scott MENS NGP, DD, LF   Welcome Speakers
Alta Bates/Herrick Campus 4E WED 10:30       THURS 2PM      SUN 3PM  Berkeley HUNTER COED NGP, DD, LF  WED. 10:30am   /  SB Rockridge Group
Cherry Hill Detox  MON  2 pm    San Leandro Darren COED GPS, DD                                                               County facility Fairmount Hospital                                                          Always Welcome Speakers                                                                    
WEDS. 7 pm Terry P.
THURS  7 pm Brent P
Crestwood Manor  (every other)    TUES   6 pm Fremont Dave MENS  GPS, DD, LF   SB Fremont Men's Group lternating Tuesdays                                                                         Always Welcome speakers.  
Crestwood Treatment Center (every other)   THURS   7 pm Fremont Paul  S. COED GPS, DD, LF, Brain damaged                          "They Love AA"  Call Paul in advance;  3 (long) blocks from Fremont BART              Need Speakers!
Fairmont Hospital THURS 7pm San Leandro RIKA  COED  GPS  Long term residential care New meeting, always welcome speakers 
Fremont Hospital - Adults  SUN  4:30-5:15pm Fremont Vicki COED GPS  
Fremont Hospital - Teens SUN                        4-5PM Fremont Vicki COED NGP SB East Bay Young People In AA 2nd Sun                                            
Gladman Hospital TUES  7:15pm Oakland OPEN COED NGP, LF, PSYCH FACILITY Needs Speakers /  NEW MEETING
Heritage House SUN                  3:15 - 4pm Oakland Ernie COED GPS; DD, LF SB Men's Answer Group -                                                                                    Need Secretaries for Mtgs   /  Speakers Welcome
Magnolia Recovery Center WED 7 pm S. Hayward Julie D.  WOMENS GPS, Women's Perinatal, with infants, jail alternative Book Study.  
Willow  Rock WED  7-8 pm SAN LEANDRO Marjie COED NGP, LF, TEEN age 12-17                                  H&I experience preferred NGP, SB Transfiguration group                                                                 
Medical Hill Rehab Center (every other)    THURS  3 pm Oakland Paul S./ b j COED NGP, LF, DD "They love Grapevines too!"
Henry Robinson Center WED 7pm Oakland   COED GPS, Homless Shelter up to 55 families Background check req. 
Sunrise Village FRI   7 PM Fremont JASON COED GPS, 90 day homeless shelter    Always appreciate women speakers
Villa Fairmont TUES 3-3:45PM San Leandro Dave COED DD,GPS, "John George Grads"                                                                Upfront cost,  $21 processing fee (reimbursed) NEEDS SPEAKERS!!!                                                   Background check required for Secretaries (not speakers)
             
CORRECTIONAL FACILITES SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIR    BILL P.  (925) 487-5355 (5 Yrs Sobriety requirement, background check and prior H&I a must for all correctional facility commitments)
FACILITY DAY & TIME LOCATION COORDINATOR MeetinG Gender START CODE, FACILITY TYPE SERVICE NOTES
Deuel Vocational Inst.  (DVI) WED 7PM Tracy Woody R. MENS NGP - 2 Facilities, RANCH & MAINLINE 5 YRS. SOLID SOBRIETY REQD.
Federal Corrections Institution (FCI) – Women's Camp FRI  6:30PM Dublin Linda S. WOMENS NGP Minimum security womens MUST PASS A BKGRND CHECK CLEARANCE; ONE YEAR CONTINUOUS SOBRIETY PLUS PRIOR H&I EXP REQD; BOTH MEN & WOMEN CAN BRING MTGS INTO THIS FACILITY
Federal Corrections Institution (FCI)  (Medium Security)  WED  6:15PM  Dublin Lisa B. WOMENS NGP Medium security womens CLEARANCE; PRIOR H&I EXP + 2 YRS SOBRIETY REQD; BOTH MEN & WOMEN CAN BRING MTGS INTO FACILITY
San Quentin State Penitentiary - "H Unit" 2nd & 5th TUES  7:00 pm San Quentin H.E. MENS NGP                                                                                           (any F convictions must be older than 10 yrs. & Misd. must be older than 5 yrs.) REQUIREMENTS - CLEARANCE, 5-YEARS SOLID SOBRIETY (per San Quentin), 5-YEARS PRIOR H&I EXPERIENCE     Waiting list for gate clearance
San Quentin State Penitentiary - Mainline 4th Sat./mo.         6:30 pm San Quentin H.E. MENS NGP  -  30 minute speaker meeting                       The Original H&I meeting that started it all!!! LIFER'S MEETING - AREA 53 IS RESP. FOR BRINGING A MEETING 4TH SAT. OF EACH MONTH
Santa Rita Men’s Jail Tuesdays   7-9 pm Dublin Larry M. MENS NGP - Min. Security   CLEARANCE REQUIRED - ALWAYS WELCOME SPEAKERS
Santa Rita Mens Spanish 1st&3rd Saturdays 7:15 -8:15 Dublin Gustavo MENS NGP Spanish Men Only CLEARANCE REQUIRED -    WELCOME SPANISH SPEAKERS
Santa Rita Women’s Jail Saturdays 10am & 1:30 pm  Dublin Sharon O.   WOMENS NGP - Strict Dress Code - Tattoos must be sleeved - Business Casual clothing NEEDS NEW COORDINATOR AND MUCH SUPPORT!                                                           CLEARANCE & 1-YEAR MINIMUM SOBRIETY REQUIRED
CORRECTIONAL FACILITES ORIENTATION REQUIRED:
Federal Correctional Facility clearance, orientation training typically held 4 times a year but has been postponed until further notice. 
CONTACT BILL P. (925) 487-5355 or LISA B (510) 409-1546 to inquire about waiting list for Orientation or refresher courses.
New Orientation / Training Policy in effecct for Santa Rita County Jail!!!  Now only offered one time per year, please Contact Sharon O. for details or to sign up
Please contact Sharon O. at (925) 548-3007 to sign up IN ADVANCE
For more informatin or to get involved with Bridging the Gap, please go to www.aa.org or call Peter G. at (510) 290-2696