To empower African-Australian and surrounding CALD communities a “strength-based approach”. From AFS’ perspective, there is recognition of every individuals’ potential to succeed by utilizing one’s strengths, abilities and knowledge rather than weaknesses. AFS strongly believes that with the appropriate support everyone has an inherent ability to learn, grow and change.
Creating opportunities to thrive.
African Family Services has been established to serve the greater Victorian African-Australian community.
Our Core Values:
- RESPECT FOR ALL PEOPLE: AFS recognises mutual understanding, celebrates diversity and inclusion.
- EQUITY: AFS strongly values that all people be included and treated fairly; recognising the rights to access socio-economic opportunities and a fulfilling life.
- EXCELLENCE: AFS continuously strives for best practice standards in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for the people who are at the centre of everything we do.
- PARTNERSHIPS IN DEVELOPMENT: AFS is committed to working collaboratively with others on local, national and international platforms.