Alcoholics Anonymous World Services
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Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. (AAWS, originally Works Publishing, 1938) is one of two operating corporations (the other is AA Grapevine, Inc.) of the General Service Board of AA, Inc. (formerly the Alcoholic Foundation, 1938).
AAWS holds the copyright to AA’s core literature including the books Alcoholics Anonymous and Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. It operates AA’s General Service Office (GSO) 475 Riverside Drive, New York which serves as a repository and clearinghouse for AA’s collected experience and general information about AA. GSO also coordinates a range of service activities, and handles the translation, publication and distribution of AA literature.