Metrowest Intergroup

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What is Intergroup

Metrowest IG meets from 9-10:30 Eastern on the third Saturday of each month.

Zoom info:

zoom link

Mtg ID: 705 658 2424

Passcode: 402152

Tradition 9 reminds us that OA, as such, ought never to be organized; but we may create service boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve. MetroWest Intergroup (MWI) is one of those service boards. This was written to help members understand what MWI does and to encourage member meetings to do service by participating in MWI.

Our intergroup’s goals

  • Help members strengthen their personal recovery.
  • Increase the number of sponsors.
  • Increase the number of newcomers.
  • Increase the retention of newcomers.
  • Help those in relapse.
  • Inspire people to give more service.
  • Increase outreach and public information activities.
  • Support diversity and inclusion to better serve those underrepresented in MWI/OA

What goes on at Intergroup meetings?

Here are a few of the things that occur at Intergroup:

We plan OA events, such as 12-step marathons or sponsorship workshops. Do you have an idea for another type of event? Come to a meeting and we will help you organize, plan, and even fund it.

  • We work on a wide variety of public outreach, including by representing OA at the annual meetings of many professional societies. In recent years, we have appeared at conferences devoted to nutritionists, other weight-loss specialists, therapists, addictions counselors, and have even staffed booths at high school health fairs. Do you have an idea for an event we should get to? Or, would you come and help us coordinate one of the ones we already attend? Just about everyone who represents OA at one of these events finds it extremely rewarding!
  • We help get new meetings started by seeding funding for rent and literature.
  • Before the pandemic, meetings were in a private meeting room next to the cafeteria at Newton Wellesley Hospital, 2014 Washington St., Newton, Mass. May we meet there again soon!

Come do service and strengthen your program by attending the next MetroWest Intergroup meeting!

Creating promotions for local events?

Do it yourself
Use our graphic standards and photography to carry the message. Download the PDF below for directions on creating a look and feel that represents MWI OA.
Let us do it for you
Contact us at contact@metrowestoa.org and we will create it with you.

Thanks for your service and carrying the message!

Brand Guidelines MWI

Need a sponsor?

MWI maintains a roster of OA members ready to sponsor YOU! Write to sponsorbank@metrowestoa.org or call 857-626-6973 for more information.

OA Regional Information - Local Intergroups

PLEASE NOTE: To find meeting info within one of the Intergroups listed below, please enter its a 5-digit number (IG# 09xxx) on the Find A Service Body page at OA.org.

Cape Cod and Islands:
Cape Cod Intergroup — (IG# 09125)
PO Box 273
Centerville, MA 02632
(508) 428-9848

Central Massachusetts:
Central Massachusetts Intergroup — (IG# 09106)

Entire state of Massachusetts:
Mass Bay Intergroup — (IG# 09025)
PO Box 74
Arlington, MA, 02476-0001
(781) 641-2303
(617) 641-2323

North of Boston, Massachusetts:
North Shore Intergroup — (IG# 09200)
PO Box 214
Reading, MA 01867
(978) 407-9909

South Coastal Massachusetts:
South Coastal Massachusetts Intergroup — (IG# 09556)
SCMI PO Box 41
Abington, MA O2351
(781)925-1903 (Leave a message with a phone number. We will call back.)
email: info@scmioa.org

Western Massachusetts:
Western Massachusetts Intergroup – (IG# 09130)
(413) 783-4198

OA Global and Region Information

Overeaters Anonymous World Service
Overeaters Anonymous, Inc.
World Service Office
P.O. Box 44020
Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87174-4020
(505) 891-2664

Region 6 of OA
Region 6 of Overeaters Anonymous
(Represents New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Central and Eastern Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Bermuda)

Region One consists of Overeaters Anonymous meetings and Intergroups in the Pacific Northwest of North America: the Canadian Provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan, and the Yukon and Northwest Territories; and the States of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.
https://www.oaregion1.org/events.html
https://www.oaregion1.org/intergroups.html

Region 2 of Overeaters Anonymous serves California, Hawaii, Mexico and Northern Nevada
http://www.oar2.org/convention/upcoming
http://www.oar2.org/events/index
http://www.oar2.org/about-r2/intergroup-directory

Region 3 : AZ, CO, NV, NM, OK, TX, UT
http://www.oaregion3.org/assemblyconvention/

Region 4 Illinois (except Greater Chicago area and Central Illinois Intergroup), Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario, and the territory of Nunavut.
http://oaregion4.org/r4-intergroups/

Region 5 Greater Chicago Area and Central Illinois Intergroup, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Southwestern Ontario
https://www.region5oa.org/calendar/
https://www.region5oa.org/intergroups/

Region 6  Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Bermuda
https://oaregion6.org/en/events/
https://oaregion6.org/en/about-2/r6-integroups/

Region 7 Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, http://oaregion7.org/calendar/
http://oaregion7.org/intergroups/

Region 8 The region is comprised of the USA’s southeast states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. It also includes Puerto Rico, South America, Central America, and all of the Caribbean Islands. Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands have long been a part of our region, and in July 2001 the rest of the Caribbean Islands were officially welcomed into Region 8 along with Central America and South America, as well. SOAR 8 is one of ten areas around the world formed to serve the regional needs of Overeaters Anonymous.
https://www.oaregion8.org/soar8-calendar/month.calendar/2018/11/05/-

Region 9 Region Nine consists of Overeaters Anonymous meetings, Service Bodies and Intergroups from Europe, Africa, Middle East and Western Asia.
http://www.oaregion9.org/about/

Region 10 Australia, New Zealand, Far East, South East Asia and the Pacific http://www.oaregion10.org/all-events/

Region 11 is the Virtual Region.
https://oavirtualregion.org/

 

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