About us

The African, Caribbean & Black Wellness & Resource Centre (ACB) is an organization committed to educating, enriching, and empowering residents of the Ottawa/Gatineau area. The centre seeks to strengthen our community by fostering unity, self-determination, cooperative economics, collective work, and creativity. Together we can make a better tomorrow by building a stronger society, making connections, helping our community, and improving our future!

Our vision

To build capacity through literacy, community engagement, resource development, and advancement of ACB and marginalized people is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights and there is no racial hatred or racial discrimination.

Our programs will address the importance of education, health, wellness, resources, mentoring, cultural awareness, financial empowerment, training, and coaching. We aim to effect positive change through our own efforts and mentoring programs, and by forging partnerships with respected social and professional organizations that share similar values.

Our Mission

To provide a safe space for the ACB and marginalized community to overcome barriers, that prevent one owns self-empowerment, to reach and achieve their full potential.

Our objectives

Inclusiveness and Diversity

Collaboration and Community

Compassion and Respect

Transparency and Accountability

Ethics and Integrity

Excellence and Commitment