Central Offices

OC Central Office

A central office (or intergroup) is an A.A. service office that involves partnership among groups in a community – just as A.A. groups themselves are partnerships of individuals.  A central office is established to carry out certain functions common to all groups – functions which are best handled by a centralized office – and it is usually maintained, supervised, and supported by these groups in their general interest.  It exists to aid the groups in their common purpose of carrying the A.A. message to the alcoholic who still suffers.



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Functions of the OC Central Offices

The A.A. experience has demonstrated that central offices are helpful, particularly in populous areas.  There are nearly 350 central/intergroup offices in the United States and Canada, performing vital A.A. services.  These constitute a network of service outlets and A.A. contacts to help carry the A.A. message.

A.A. Inquiries

By providing an Alcoholics Anonymous listing, the central office may receive inquiries from those seeking help.

Office Facilities

The central office maintains a conveniently located office to coordinate local A.A. Services.

Meeting Lists and Other Literature

At regular intervals, the central office may publish and distribute lists of meetings and other information about local A.A. services.

Information Exchange

The service office may function as a clearinghouse for the circulation and exchange of information among all the A.A. groups in the community.

Local A.A. Events

Many central offices carry information on groups that are wheelchair accessible, signing for deaf members and more.

A.A. Bulletin or Newsletter

The preparation of a publication for periodic distribution to A.A. groups is often a function of the central office.

Special Needs Services

Many central offices carry information on groups that are wheelchair accessible, signing for deaf members and more.

We Are Responsible

We are Responsible. When anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help, we want the hand of A.A. always to be there. For that, we are responsible.

Central Offices in Southern California

All South Bay
1411 Marcelina Ave.
Torrance, CA 90501

(310) 618.1180

Antelope Valley
43619 17th Street West
Lancaster, Ca 93534

(661) 945.5757

Desert Intergroup
35-325 Date Palm Dr. Ste # 134
Catherdral City, CA 92234

(760) 324.4880

Harbor Area
3450 E. Spring St. # 109
Long Beach, CA 90806

(562) 989.7697

Inland Empire
1265 Mt. Vernon
Colton, CA 92324

(909) 825.4700

Kern County
930 Truxton # 110
Bakersfield, CA 93301

(661) 322.4025

Los Angeles
4311 Wilshire Blvd. # 104
Los Angeles, CA 90010

(323) 936.4343

Orange County
1526 Brookhollow Dr. Ste. # 75
Santa Ana, CA 92705

(714) 556.4555

South Orange County
30011 Ivy Glenn Drive Ste 104
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

(949) 582.2697

North Orange County
1661 E. Chapman Ave. # 1H,
Fullerton, CA 92831

(714) 773.4357

North San Diego
1020 S. Santa Fe Ave. Ste. B
Vista, CA 92084

(760) 758.2514

San Diego
7075 Mission Gorge Rd. # B
San Diego, CA 92120

(619) 265.8762

San Fernando Valley
7417 Van Nuys Blvd. # E
Van Nuys, CA 91405

(818) 988.3001

San Gabriel
835 E. Rte. 66
Glendora, CA 91740

(626) 914.1861

Santa Barbara
1213 State St. # H
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

(805) 962.3332

Temecula Valley
28636 Old Town Front Street, Suite 106
Temecula, CA 92590

(951) 695.1535

Ventura County
321 N. Aviador # 115
Camarillo, CA 93010

(805) 389.1444

Victor Valley
18888 Outer Hwy. 18 # 107
Apple Valley, CA 92307

(760) 242.9292

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