AFG of Ohio Documents and Forms

Ohio Assembly

1. Members will understand the purpose of the Assembly, relationships within the structure and be able to articulate Assembly decisions.

2. The spiritual tone of the Assembly will prevail by the demonstration of mutual respect and acceptable conduct by its members.

3. Knowing that our Higher Power is present in the expression of our group conscience, Assembly members will presume goodwill.

2023 Fall - Minutes
2023 Spring - Minutes

2022 Fall - Minutes
2022 Spring - Minutes

2021 Fall - Minutes
2021 Spring - Minutes

2020 Fall - Minutes
2020 Spring - Minutes

For older records, see ARCHIVES.

Bylaws & Handbook

AFG of Ohio By-Laws (pdf)
By-Laws for Al-Anon Family Groups of Ohio, Inc.

AFG of Ohio Handbook (pdf)
General and Committee Working Procedures for Al-Anon Family Groups of Ohio, Inc.

KBDM (Knowledge Based Decision Making)

KBDM Description

GR Packet

Packet ZIP File
- Assembly Regisration
- Handouts
- Links of Service
- Joy of Service
- Much more...

Al-Anon Service Profile

Once elected, Delegate, Alternate Delegate and Treasurer shall be AMIAS certified by the start of and
throughout their term in office. Please fill out this form to be considered with a service position.

Ohio Area World Service Conference (AWSC)

AWSC Description

Area World Service Committee meetings may be called at the discretion of the Officers of the World Service Committee, as necessary.

Members of the AWSC are:
- Assembly Coordinators
- Liaison Members
- Convention Chairman
- Past Delegates
- DRs
- Area Officers
- Chairman of the Special Standing Committees

These members have a vote at AWSC meetings. 

AWSC Meetings

2023 Fall - Minutes
2023 Spring - Minutes

2022 Fall - Minutes

2021 Fall - Minutes
2021 Spring - Minutes

2020 Fall - Minutes
2020 Spring - Minutes

For older records, see ARCHIVES.

World Service Conference

Opportunities in World Service

Please visit the World Service Office web site careers page as openings come available frequently.

The Duties and Qualifications for Board of Trustees, Executive Committees, Executive Committee for Real Property Management, and At-Large Committee can be found here.

For more information or to ask questions, contact current Ohio Delegate at

World Service Conference Delegate Reports

2023 Fall - Report
2023 Spring - Report

2022 Fall - Report
2022 Spring - Report

2021 Fall - Report
2020 Fall - Report
2020 Delegate's Day of Sharing - Report

For older records, see ARCHIVES.

Al-A-Notes Newsletter

Online Issues

Spring 2024 - Issue
(Volume 48, Issue 1)

Fall 2023 - Issue
(Volume 47, Issue 2)
Spring 2023 - Issue
(Volume 47, Issue 1)

Fall 2022 - Issue
(Volume 46, Issue 2)
Winter 2022 - Issue
(Volume 46, Issue 1)

Fall 2021 - Issue
(Volume 45, Issue 2)
Spring 2021 - Issue
(Volume 45, Issue 1)

For older records, see ARCHIVES.


Every registered group in Ohio, with a valid email address, will receive a free copy of the Al-A-Notes sent to that email address. Paid subscriptions, sent by U.S. mail, are available for individuals or for groups. If you do not receive an email copy, check with the Group Records Coordinator

Ohio Al-A-Notes Subscription Form

Make all checks payable to AFG of Ohio and mail to:
AFG of Ohio Inc
P.O. Box 42084
Brook Park, OH 44142-0084


Service Guidelines

Group Representative - Guide
District Representatives - Guide
Starting an Al-Anon Group - Guide
Beginners Meetings - Guide
Taking a Group Inventory - Guide
Suggested Programs for Meetings - Guide
Outreach to Professionals - Guide
Alateen Conferences - Guide
Open Al-Anon Meeting - Guide
Ordering Literature - Guide
Members interested in speaking - Guide
Alateen safety - Guide
Reserve Fund Guideline - Guide

NEW! Transforming Electronic Meetings into Al-Anon Family Groups
A Guide for Geographically Based Areas in the WSC Structure - Guide

Service Information

Al-Anon/Alateen Service Manual
Links of Service - Brochure
Facts to Professionals
- English version
- Archivo de hechos para profesionales – Español
- Renseignements destinés aux professionnels – Français
Alcoholic, Their Families, and the Judicial System - Brochure
What happens after treatment brochure
- English/Français
- English/Español
Doubting Your Sanity Brochure
- English/Français
- English/Español
Living in a shelter - Brochure
- English/Français
- English/Español
Seventh Tradition - Brochure
Joy of Service - Brochure


Public Outreach

WSO (World Service Office) Public Outreach Materials:
Public Service Announcements (PSA's) Media
Al-Anon/Alateen Press Releases
Podcast - Website
Notice to Professionals
Media Interview Questions

Other Documents

Ohio District Map - last updated 05/21/2022

Expense Voucher Form
New Group Registration Form
New Group Registration Instructions - PDF
Existing Al-Anon Group Change Form
Existing Al-Anon Group Change Form Instructions - PDF
Existing Al-Anon Group Annual Update Instructions - PDF

Motion Form - Fill-in - PDF

Forum Order Form
Authorization Agreement for Preauthorized Contributions Form
Request Permission to Reprint Publications Outside Al-Anon Form
Request Permission to Reprint In Al-Anon publications & Use by Al-Anon Service Arms Form
Conference Approved Literature Order Form

Send donations to:

AFG of Ohio, Inc.
P.O. Box 193
North Lima, OH 44452

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