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This website supports the volunteer service structure of Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families.

You can find monthly Teleconference agendas, committee reports and other tools to participate in ACA service. For resources to aid your personal ACA recovery, visit www.adultchildren.org.

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THE 2020 ABC/AWC IS BEING HELD IN BOCA RATON, FLORIDA, USA.

Thursday, April 23 – Sunday, April 26, 2020

2020 ABC/AWC Registration is now open!

Information on creating Ballot proposals for the ABC.

Latest Fellowship News

Intergroups Needs Assessment Survey Released

Download the PDF - Survey will need to be completed using the link below. Greetings! We are the Intergroups Subcommittee of the Member Services Committee within the Adult Children of Alcoholics World Services Organization.  That’s a mouthful of a way to say we are a...

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Traveler – November 2019

Download the PDF Subscribe to the Traveler 2019 Membership SurveyYour voice matters!  Members, throughout the ACA Fellowship are asked to participate in the 2019 Membership Survey.  The survey will be open from November 1 to December 31, 2019.  The goal of...

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2019 Membership Survey Announced

Your voice matters! Members, throughout the ACA Fellowship are asked to participate in the 2019 Membership Survey. The survey will be open from November 1 to December 31, 2019. The goal of the survey is to gather data about the fellowship at large and use that...

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Travel Visa and Scholarship Information for the 2020 ABC-AWC

For Members Outside the US, Canada and Bermuda We encourage you to check the US State Department website often for visa requirements, updates or changes.  If you need a letter stating that you’ll be attending the ABC/AWC, please send an email to abc@adultchildren.org....

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Traveler – October 2019

Download the PDF Subscribe to the Traveler Special Message from the WSO Board Bill D. is Named WSO TreasurerWSO Chair Charlie H. has announced the following, on behalf of the WSO Board of Trustees:Pat H. has resigned from the WSO Board, and from her...

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APB Review of FInal Draft Scheduled

Please join us for a final fellowship wide Town Hall call to review the final draft of the APB Tent Card on Saturday, September 21, from 12:30 pm to 2 pm EDT! This call will be held via ZOOM. Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/589205475 Click here for the final draft of the...

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Traveler – September 2019

Download the PDF Subscribe to the Traveler 2020 ABC/AWC News Dates:Annual Business Conference - April 23 & 24, 2020ACA World Convention - April 24 (evening), 25 & 26, 2020 The 2020 ABC/AWC will be held at the Renaissance Hotel in Boca Raton,...

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Loving Parent Guidebook Project Update

Call for Shares: Loving Parent Guidebook The proposal to create a Loving Parent Guidebook (LPG) passed the 2017 ABC unanimously. It was envisioned as an expanded, experiential guide to support Chapter 8 in the Big Red Book. The LPG team has been hard at work since...

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Workshop Applications for the 2020 AWC

The ACA World Convention is being held April 24 (evening), 25 & 26, 2020 at the Renaissance Hotel in Boca Raton, Florida.  More information including registration is being posted at the Convention Website. You can submit an application for doing an ACA workshop at...

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APB Safety Card Update – August 2019

Click to download  A third fellowship wide APB Town Hall call will be scheduled on Saturday, September 21, from 12:30 pm to 2 pm EST. As the first two calls, this call will be held via ZOOM. Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/589205475 The goal for this third call will be to...

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Traveler August 2019

Download the PDF Subscribe to the Traveler 2020 ABC/AWC NewsThe 2020 ABC/AWC will be held at the Renaissance Hotel in Boca Raton, Florida.  More information, including registration, will be coming soon to the Convention Website.Dates:Annual Business...

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Call for ABC Ballot Proposals – Due November 30 , 2019

ABC Proposals Due November 30 Dear Fellow ACAs, Each year the ACA WSO holds our Annual Business Conference (ABC) and ACA World Convention (AWC) in April. This coming year they will be held April 23-26, 2020 in Boca Raton, Florida. If your group has an idea that may...

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Previous Years ACA World Convention Information Posted

Check out the page https://www.acaworldconvention.org/previous-abc-awcs on the convention website. You can see a list of the workshops and speaker meetings held for the conventions that we have held since 2016. And see the convention logos, themes, and some pictures...

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Literature Committee Report for July 2019

JUNE 2019 ACTIVITY CALL FOR LITERATURE COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS! WE NEED: TRANSLATORS WRITERS EDITORS PROOFREADERS ILLUSTRATORS GRAPHIC DESIGNERS LAYOUT SPECIALISTS PHOTOGRAPHERS and VIDEO SPECIALISTS AND OTHER TALENTS! We have several exciting projects in the works and...

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July 2019 ComLine Available for Download

Read the latest ACA ComLine newsletter, where adult children from around the world share their stories of experience, strength, and hope. This issue offers insights on Step 7, boundaries, how WSO business is conducted, and a special page linking to news, updates, and...

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