Bay Area SAA Intergroup

San Francisco Bay Area Intergroup

The San Francisco Bay Area Intergroup of SAA (BAISAA) manages the business of SAA in the San Francisco Bay Area. BAISAA has four primary areas of responsibility:

  1. To help SAA groups carry the SAA message to the addict who still suffers.
  2. To provide shared and coordinated services and resources to individual members and the member SAA groups, e.g. the website, telephone line, and printed meeting lists.
  3. To allow for the effective use of BAISAA funds.
  4. To help disseminate information within the local SAA organization and to coordinate outreach and public information for SAA in the San Francisco Bay Area.

There are currently about 50 meetings within the geographic area served by BAISAA. Each group may elect its own Intergroup representative. These members provide input to Intergroup on the matters listed above and relay relevant information back to the groups they represent.

Monthly Intergroup Meeting

BAISAA currently meets the second Saturday of every month from 11:15 AM to 12:45 PM at the Lutheran Church of the Cross located at 1744 University Ave., Berkeley, CA 94703.

Any SAA member interested in the business of SAA may attend this meeting. If a matter is put to the group for a vote, these visitors may participate in the discussions, but will not be allowed to participate in the voting process.

Sobriety requirements are set by member groups; BAISAA recommends six months of membership in SAA and three months of abstinence from inner circle behaviors.

Committees

BAISAA members participate in committees, where much of the work of Intergroup is done. Such committees include:

  • Outreach — Outreach activities include: getting our basic text, Sex Addicts Anonymous, into Bay Area libraries; communication with health care professionals in the Bay Area; speaking engagements to educate others about our work (e.g. the Johns School), and others.
  • Website — Maintaining and updating the BAISAA website as a repository of information of interest to the local community and potential new members.
  • Telephone — Maintaining a hotline for people to get information about our program.
  • Finance — Accounting for fellowship funds.
  • Meeting List — Providing updated meeting lists to members, meetings and anyone who requests them.

Anyone may participate in these committees whether an Intergroup rep or not.

A Message from an Intergroup Member

I feel grateful that I can make contributions utilizing skills I don't usually use in my day to day work life. Besides detailed things such as working with the website, I enjoy being creative in using clipart whenever I get the chance. I like making announcements at meetings about what is going on with Intergroup and our program as a whole. I am making new friends, which is perhaps the best part.
 – LJ, 2011

 

 

Bay Area SAA Contact Us

(415) 456-1063
Men's newcomer line: (510) 906-1644
Women's newcomer line: (510) 863-0788
Bay Area Intergroup • P.O. Box 14754 • San Francisco, CA 94114
General Info: info@bayareasaa.org
Información General: espanol@bayareasaa.org
Meeting List Updates/Requests: meetinglist@bayareasaa.org
Women Seeking Recovery: women@bayareasaa.org
GLBTQQI Seeking Recovery: glbt@bayareasaa.org
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Bay Area SAA Announcements

Annual Camping Trip Sept. 6, 7, 8th

For details, please click on "Events" at top of this page. Maximum 25 campers!

Is Your Other Meeting Missing Out On Announcements?

E-mail ​info@bayareasaa.org​ to get on the mailing list & keep your meeting informed.

Upcoming Event

Recovery Day In Half Moon Bay for members of any S fellowship and their families. At Poplar Beach, Sunday September 29, 10 am - 6 pm. Bring your lunch and beach supplies, no alcohol but tasty snacks are encouraged. More details here: https://recovery-day-in-half-moon-bay6.webnode.com

Service:

LGBT Outreach Is Looking For Members. Want to help? Contact ​glbt@saa-recovery.org

The SAA Women's Intergroup Welcomes Your Support!

SAA members of any gender can join the monthly business meetings or donate by sending a check to SAA Women's Intergroup, P.O. Box 2901, Issaquah, WA, 98027 or using PayPal to give to saawomensig@gmail.com

Women's sponsor-sponsee connection meeting

- For women seeking sponsors or sponsees. Held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm Central. Contact the SAA Women's Intergroup for more information: saawomensig@gmail.com

"We Are Priceless": For Sex Workers past and present

Supporting people who are or have been in the sex industry & want to recover from sex addiction. Location: Online - ZOOM video and call in for audio only. Day: Weekly Looking for allies in SAA members who are available to sponsor, with 2 or more years of sobriety from sex addiction and have completed the 12 Steps of SAA with a sponsor. For safety, interested members are requested to email saa.xsw@gmail.com for more info.

New meeting

Cis/Trans Women and Non-Binary - Kindness in Recovery. Location: Pacific Center, 2714 Telegraph Ave. (Berkeley) Day: Friday Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Audio Version of the SAA Green Book Now Available!

The audiobook version of Sex Addict's Anonymous Green Book is now available for purchase on Google Play Books and Apple Books with either a woman or man's voice. It is available through Audible with only the man's voice reading it. They are hoping they'll get the woman's voice version on Audible soon.

Publishing Announcements

Call (415) 456-1063 or send email to info@bayareasaa.org to publish fellowship news and announcements here.

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