As Illinois enters Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan we will allow up to 25 people at the live meetings in the main room, face masks are mandatory. As of now, the Club is open for these on-site meetings:
Meetings will be limited to 25 people each in the front room, 8 in the back room and 6 in the First Step Room, in order to have proper spacing. Masks or face coverings must be worn at all times while in the building.
The Zoom meeting schedule for the Club will continue as is.
- Opening the Club 15 minutes before meetings
- Closing the Club 15 minutes after meetings
- Assuring meeting materials are provided and guidelines are being met – numbers, distancing, and masks
- Wiping down or cleaning key Club areas
ZOOM MEETINGS FROM THE CLUB:
We have setup online meetings through the Zoom App. Go to the online meetings page to get instructions on how to attend and to see the schedule.
New Meetings? Need a Zoom Meeting ID? Setup a Club-Sponsored Zoom Meeting
If you are interested in starting a new Zoom meeting or you are currently hosting a zoom meeting on your personal zoom account and you’d like to use our Zoom Account Please Contact our Meeting Director, Mike N (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we can get that setup for you.
Meeting Contributions For Zoom Meetings
The West Suburban Fellowship Club will now be accepting donations via “Venmo” in honor of our 7th Tradition.
7th Tradition: Every AA group ought to be fully self supporting ,declining outside contributions. Click Here to Learn More
STAY IN TOUCH:
We suggest that everyone stay in touch with their sponsors, sponsees, and fellows to carry the message of Alcoholics Anonymous. The fellowship will continue, just not in person. If you don’t have any phone numbers from other members we suggest contacting the local AA, NA or Alanon Hotlines:
AA Hotline — 630.355.2622
NA Hotline — 708.848.4884
Alanon Hotline — 847.848.2707
OTHER ONLINE MEETING RESOURCES:
The WSFC Board recognizes that participation in in-person meetings may not be a healthy option for all. The General Service Office of AA has provided a link to available information and a directory for online meetings.
To see this information, go to: http://aa-intergroup.org/directory.php
Hello and Welcome to the West Suburban Fellowship Club. We house over forty 12 step meetings a week. We also have an extensive literature cabinet for your recovery reading needs. The WSFC is incorporated under the laws of the State of Illinois as a non-profit organization. Its purpose is to provide a safe, temperate, drug and alcohol free environment for our community. The objective is to contribute to the recovery of alcoholics, drug addicts and many others working 12 Step programs associated with the Club. We provide a stable environment for recovery programs to meet thereby enhancing their recovery. Today, the club hosts over 43 actively attended meetings a week. They include meetings of recovery by Alcoholics Anonymous(AA), Al-Anon, Codependents Anonymous(CoDA), and Narcotics Anonymous (NA).
WSFC Mission Statement:
The Club’s activities relate solely to the rehabilitation of individuals suffering from alcoholism and other addictions, including their family members, through the program of Alcoholics Anonymous and other formally recognized “12 Step Programs”, by providing and maintaining safe and comfortable meeting facilities for such individuals and programs.