To: Corrections, Bridging the Gap and Hospitals & Institutions Committee
From: Diana Lewis, Corrections Coordinator
(212) 870-3085; Email: email@example.com
cc: Area Delegates
Dear AA friends,
Warm greetings from your General Service Office (GSO).
My name is Diana Lewis and I’m an alcoholic; it is my pleasure to serve as the Corrections
It was suggested by the Corrections Committee of the 2017 General Service Conference
that the Corrections Coordinator provide a quarterly update about the status of the
Corrections Correspondence Service (CCS) and the need for volunteers.
Male outside volunteers for CCS are needed: As of today, GSO has a waiting list of
over 100 male AA members in prison in who are waiting for an outside AA member to
write to them. (Female AA members in prison can get linked right away thanks to all the
female volunteers who have signed up.)
We hope you will share this need for male volunteers in your area. For more information
please visit the Corrections Correspondence Service page on www.aa.org. You can
email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Or you can write to: Corrections Desk, General Service
Office, Box 459, Grand Central Station, New York, N.Y. 10163.
CCS Status: So far in 2018, over 645 requests from incarcerated AA members have
been answered by outside AA members. Last year in 2017 over 1700 requests were
answered by the Fellowship.
Thanks so much for your help. We appreciate all you are doing to help carry A.A.’s