“ Enrich the future of Frederick County by equipping all immigrants to become independent, and self-sufficient contributors to their communities and society at large .”
AACF “ENHANCES” community services through improving access, referral and information: assistance with health insurance enrollment, interpreter / translation services, sponsoring an annual community health fair, care-coordination, and conducting community outreach and health education.
AACF “EMPOWERS” local communities through education and training: Citizen Integrated Services, interpreter training, mentoring, volunteer, and technical assistance and advocacy for health equity, higher education and workforce development. AACF is also engaged in coalition building.
AACF “ENRICHES” Frederick’s cultural richness through multi-ethnic events and diverse programs. AACF has partnerships with local and state organizations and maintains a diverse staff and leadership.
AACF grew significantly in 2017, increases in program staff and volunteers, funding, programs offered, and attendance at events. Our continued growth matches the growing needs of the immigrant population, and we will continue to reach into immigrant community to identify their needs and provide services to help them live their own American Dream.