Welcome to AWC

Helping immigrants and refugees build a future in Florida, USA

Welcome to Africans Welcome Center

Africans Welcome Center is dedicated to providing regional services to all immigrants and refugees coming to Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco County. Immigrants and refugees now have help in our service facility -– a purpose-built facility that brings together under one roof, essential services that meet newcomers’ immediate needs. 

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Register Now and receive up to $4K Tuition Scholarship

Register Now and receive up to $4K Tuition Scholarship
Course : Healthcare, Trades, and Computer Technology.   
Course Duration : 8,10,12 and 24 months

Begin your college journey by completing three basic requirement with AWC, then receive up to $4,000 (or more) college scholarship aid from AWC to attend  Altierus Career College and have a new career in as few as 10 months.

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Programs and Services

Whether you’re a skilled worker seeking a better future for your family, an immigrant, or a refugee fleeing war or persecution, you will find in AWC a supportive environment to meet your settlement language training, basic skills, prep courses to prepare you for college, and other foundational educational courses and employment need.

Community Connections
  • Explore and learn more about your local community by participating in events and activities.
  • Visit local community resources to learn more about Florida culture, history and government systems and meet other newcomers.
  • Practice English in informal Conversation Circles.
  • Connect with AWC volunteer in a social setting to learn about Florida culture, practice English and develop new friendships.
  • Volunteer in your community to gain experience.
  • Build confidence and become an active member of an American society. Contact us for details
Youth Circle
Health Care Services
Job Search
Parents of Preschool Youngsters
  • Weekly in-home support and training from a Home Visitor.
  • Children’s books and lesson kits to teach your child at home.
  • Access to group meetings and talks based on your interests and needs.
  • Participate in your child’s education.
  • Develop skills to support your children.
  • Teach your pre-schooler at home.
  • Develop skills to support your children.
  • Prepare your child to enter and succeed in kindergarten.
  • Gain English skills.
  • Meet new people. Contact us for details
Settlement Support
Public Transportation
Skills Training for Job Success
Education, Banking, Law
  • Learn Basic English.
  • English Basic classes with interpretation from African Languages. E.g. Swahili.
  • Introductory / Basic computer Classes
  • GED Preparatory Classes.
  • CNA classes
  • Free CPR Lessons by Altierus Career College
  • High School / College Scholarship Assistance
  • Assistance Opening checking accounts
  • Resume and job placement assistance
  • Law Enforcement Education
  • Immigration help / Taxes.
  • Workshops and Volunteer Services.
  • Driving Classes. Contact us for details
Women Peer Support
Legal Services
Become a Volunteer

Our Up coming Workshops listed below

Be sure to check out and attend our free workshops.

Contact Us

Africans Welcome Center

9780 North 56th Street

Suite A, Temple Terrace

FL - United States, 33617

Email: info@africanswelcomecenter.com


Africans Welcome Center is a testament to the unwavering commitment and dedication of Divine Helping Hands leadership team over the past three years.

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