Families and friends of alcoholics find hope and encouragement to live joyful, serene lives.
Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. is a spiritually based organization that helps the families and friends of alcoholics connect and support each other through barrier free meetings, information, and shared experiences.
Domain & Goals Statements:
AFG, Inc. connects and supports the friends and families of alcoholics.
Recovery & Service Tools
AFG, Inc. develops and publishes materials to share the collective experience of the families and friends of alcoholics.
AFG, Inc. builds public and professional awareness of the Al-Anon program.
AFG, Inc. encourages membership and organizational self-support by aligning resource allocation with its core purpose and strategic priorities.
AFG, Inc. invests in each new generation of trusted servants to preserve our legacy and improve our structure and operations to meet the needs of the global landscape.
WSO EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Concept Eight states: "The Board of Trustees delegates full authority for routine management of Al‑Anon Headquarters to its executive committees." The WSO Executive Committee meets monthly. It is described in the Bylaws of Al‑Anon Family Groups Headquarters, Inc as follows: “The Executive Committee is comprised of eight members. The Board of Trustees shall elect four members at each annual meeting. The elected members of the Executive Committee shall include three Al‑Anon members, preferably not Trustees (“At‑Large Members of the Executive Committee”), and an Al Anon member of the administrative Staff of the World Service Office. In addition, the Chairperson of the Finance Committee, the Chairperson of the Policy Committee, and the Executive Director of the World Service Office serve as members and the President as an ex‑officio member of the Executive Committee by virtue of their positions.”
At‑Large members contribute their Al‑Anon and professional experience in specific fields and situations. More detailed information may be found in the Bylaws of Al‑Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc., Al‑Anon’s Twelve Concepts of Service and appropriate sections of the Al‑Anon/Alateen Service Manual (P‑24/27).