Northern California Hospital and Institution Committee

Carrying the message of A.A. to the alcoholic in Corrections and Treatment facilities and facilities serving alcoholics in Northern CA

Contributions: Contribute online or via mail to: P.O. Box 192490 San Francisco, CA 94119-2490
(Make checks payable to: NORCAL H&I and note your Area # on the check)

Looking for orientation?: find your area on the map for more info

How To Volunteer To Bring Meetings To State Or Federal Prisons

  • Previous Experience - previous experience with H&I is required before being allowed into prisons.
  • Clearance Procedures - you must be cleared by each prison before being allowed in.

Use the NorCal map to find the Institution and to contact the H&I Coordinator for more information and assistance

Inside Visiting Sponsorship Service

  • If you are interested in volunteering for the program to provide vitally needed sponsorship to alcoholics confined State Prisons in Northern CA, please read the document below and click on the Get Started button to contact us. In addition to your contact info, please include your sobriety date, your length of sponsorship experience and your length of service in H&I. NOTE: we are gradually rolling out the service to one prison at a time. To find out if the service is available in a State Prison near you, please click on the contact for the “IVSS (Sponsorship) Service Chair” in the drop-down box.
  • 2024 Flyer (English | Spanish)
  • NOTE: CDCR cleared H&I meeting volunteers are NOT eligible to participate in this program at the Institution at which they serve as meeting volunteers.
  • Get Started!