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African French Speaking Community Support (AFSCS)

AFSCS is a front line voluntary organisation which principally operates in the Soho/Victoria area of Smethwick. Its beneficiaries are mainly from French speaking countries of Africa living in Sandwell and Birmingham. It provides a comprehensive range of advice and information on a wide range of issues such as applying for citizenship; benefit checks and money matters, housing matters; immigration matters; anti-social behaviour, Job search, reducing social isolation and Befriending.

Address details

Address
St Philips Parish Centre Messenger Road
Postal Town
Smethwick
Postcode
B66 3DU

Organisation Contact Details

Phone
07743 600 034
Fax
0121 565 2234
Email
matensi@yahoo.fr

Contact Person Details

Contact Name
Givashi John Mwanga
Role
Treasurer
Telephone
0121 565 2234
Email
johnmwanga@hotmail.com
Contact Name
Chairperson Jacques Matensi-Kubanza
Role
Chairperson
Contact Name
Tambwe Mwanza
Role
Volunteer

Services

  • Accommodation and housing
  • Advocacy
  • Arts, culture, sport and recreation
  • Cohesion and civic participation
  • Economic, social and community development
  • Education and research
  • Equalities
  • Health
  • International
  • Law, crime, human/civil rights and information
  • Social services
  • Voluntary and community organisations

Main Beneficiaries

Services focused on particular beneficiaries do not imply that they are offered exclusively to these persons only.

  • Specific Need or Circumstance

    • People who have disabilities (unspecified)
    • People who have physical disabilities (excluding sensory disabilities)
    • People who have mental health problems
    • People who have specific medical conditions/diseases
    • People who are socially excluded/isolated/lonely
    • People who are unemployed
    • People who are in financial need
    • People who are at risk or vulnerable
    • People who are bereaved
    • People who are asylum seekers/refugees
    • People who have substance abuse/addiction problems (alcohol, drugs, gambling, sex, etc)
    • People who are victims/survivors of man-made and natural disasters (war, famine, floods, fires, etc)
    • People who are students
    • People who are service/ex-service personnel
  • Specific Faith Focus

    • People from all faiths / multi-faith / inter-faith people
  • Sexual Orientation Focus

    • People of all sexual orientations
  • Household

    • All households
  • Gender Focus

    • All genders
  • Ethnic Focus

    • People from all ethnic groups
    • All Black or Black British people (including Caribbean, African and any other Black background)
  • Age Focus

    • People of all ages

Organisation last updated: Tue, 30th July 2019

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