African Centre

The Cradle of Humankind

Who are we?

The people, the engine of the organization the continuous positive community impact

African Center in Toronto (ACT) is a not-for-profit organization established to support, empower, and integrate newcomers and refugees into the Canadian society.

Focusing on immigration, employment opportunities, youth and women empowerment, training and development and refugees; ACT’S principle mandate is to channel and connect refugees with the settlement provider agencies for services that is available for all newcomers.

In addition, ACT’S obligation is to improve the quality of life for newcomers and refugees and allow them to enter the workforce with the required skills. The organization’s goal is to promote the social and economic inclusion of the newcomers and refugees to enable them to become stable/effective contributing members of our Canadian society.

Furthermore, ACT provides services to people who are or have experienced prejudice of war and persecution by introducing them to sister organizations/agencies providing such services.