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DANYC Intergroup serves all DA groups meeting in the greater New York area by coordinating the meeting list, website, phone meeting list, special events, and DA conference approved publications.  

Intergroup is supported by contributions from local groups (See the Suggested Group Contribution Policy below) as well as from personal contributions from members.

Intergroup meetings take place on the last Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. All DA members are welcome to attend. Meetings are held at the Sheen Center 18 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012

Intergroup is made up of 16 elected positions in addition to 2 individuals elected or appointed to represent each meeting.  All positions require 6 months solvency and 2 pressure relief meetings.

Those positions are:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Treasurer
  • Recording Secretary
  • Phone Response Team Coordinator
  • Literature Coordinator (for special events)
  • Website Coordinator
  • Meeting List Coordinator
  • Phonebank Meeting List Coordinator
  • Correspondence Coordinator
  • Bottom Line Coordinator (Newsletter)
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Public Information Coordinator
  • Spanish Language Coordinator

Intergroup operates according to By-Laws, which are available here.

General Service Representatives

General Service Representatives elected from each Debtors Anonymous Group coordinate service for the international fellowship of Debtors Anonymous. Monthly meeings of the NYarea GSRs take place on the Last Wednesday of each month: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST

This is a hybrid face to face and phone group, sometimes meeting in person and sometimes via phone (for particulars see below).

The first meeting of each quarter is in person; the second and third months are by phone. For 2017, there are no more in-person meetings. The schedule for 2018 for in-person meetings are January 31, April 25, June 27 (funding for WSC deadline), and October 31. Phone meetings are every month in between. For a current schedule and for more information visit the GSR website.

In Person Meetings: at Crossroads Church, 2nd floor accessible by elevator 410 West 45th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues The nearest subway is the A or C train to 42nd Street. The meeting is in English and the location is handicap accessible.

Phone Meetings: To call in to the meeting, dial 605-475-5900. When prompted, enter the access code: 520378


Suggested Group Contribution Policy

After each group has paid expenses (rent, literature, etc.), and a prudent reserve is retained in the treasury, the balance can be contributed to DA service bodies.

It is suggested that

45% of the balance be sent to NY Area DA Intergroup, checks payable to DA Intergroup, at the following address:

DA Intergroup
P.O. Box 452
Grand Central Station
New York, NY 10163

And 45% of the balance to:

DA General Service Office
PO Box 920888
Needham, MA 02492-0009

Contact info for DA General Service Office:
Tel. 781.453.2743 or 800.421.2383
Fax 781.453.2745

And 10% of the balance to:

DA GSRs of Greater New York
PO Box 1215 Murray Hill Station
New York, NY 10156-0605