The West African

COMMUNITY COUNCIL

MISSION

Be the voice and crutch of our inclusive and diverse community through the promotion of Self-Identity, Pride, Education, Empowerment and Endowment.

MISSION

Be the voice and crutch of our inclusive and diverse community through the promotion of Self-Identity, Pride, Education, Empowerment and Endowment.

VISION

West Africans working with the broader international community as one people to create an equal world free of barriers and conflicts where each individual reaches their full potential.

VISION

West Africans working with the broader international community as one people to create an equal world free of barriers and conflicts where each individual reaches their full potential.

VALUES

Our organization is dedicated to serving families from all social backgrounds regardless of their ethnicity, sexual orientation, cultural or religious beliefs.

VALUES

Our organization is dedicated to serving families from all social backgrounds regardless of their ethnicity, sexual orientation, cultural or religious beliefs.

About The WACC

The West African Community Council is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in the Seattle area that serves West Africans, Africans and the broader communities of colors in the King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties of Washington State. It was founded by a group of West African immigrants from Mali, Senegal, Mauritania, Guinea and a few other African countries.

PROGRAMS
& sERVICES

IMMIGRATION

Our attorneys on staff along with our accredited Department of Justice Representatives, work with individuals and families to provide legal consults, investigate eligibility for immigration relief, help petition their family members, apply for green cards, and make referrals to non-profits and immigration attorneys.

Early Education & Families

One Family Learning Center, our French-English bilingual and multicultural preschool ensures that children ages 3 to 5 from low-income families are set up to be successful in kindergarten and throughout their academic journey. Parent Child Plus, in-home visiting program where trained early learning specialists visit families twice a week to practice and promote educational play and reading with parents and their children.

Community Empowerment

We believe in uniting our community and providing them with the tools that they need to live in a healthy and safe environment. Our programs include: the West African Family Support through the King County Best Start for Kids (BSK) initiative; a Youth Committee Program for teenagers and young adults to develop leadership skills; and the Fair Labor Standards Advocacy in partnership with the City of Seattle Office of Labor Standards.

get in touch with us

Hours of operation may be changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Visit Our Organization at

6322 44th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118

Have a Questions?

Call us
+1 (206) 636 - 9882

Working Time

Monday–Friday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: by appointment

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