The African Community Centre (ACC) is operated by the African/African Community in partnership with indigenous Welsh people throughout Wales.
The African Community Centre (ACC) was founded by Mrs Uzo Iwobi OBE in 2003. The proposal for the centre was based on a survey of Africans living across Wales, which revealed that Africans living in the area would welcome a centre where they would be able to meet socially and participate in promoting African culture in the community. Since then, with the support of many organisations and a lot of hard work, the organisation has gone from strength to strength, becoming a company limited by guarantee, achieving charity status in 2008 (Charity no: 1124327) and catering to over 700 people across Wales.
Since those early days, the ACC has become a place where not only African and African Caribbean people can call home but where people from all diverse cultures can find a welcome and a listening ear.
Our clients have opportunities to participate in various activities be they educational, therapeutic, artistic, social or just plain fun. We foster a sense of belonging and integration within cultures and the local Swansea community.
Our forte is working with people in a caring and individual manner where clients needs are met in a person-centred atmosphere. This can be in English classes, singing, dance, one to one counselling, group therapy, volunteering or our unique Asylum Seekers Community Transport scheme.
We believe that we have been a major force in making Swansea the wonderfully diverse multicultural city which it is today.
If you are from a BAME background or a Swansea resident we would love to be of service to you. Please phone us on 01792470298 or drop into the centre between the hours of 9.30am - 4 pm.