Mission Statement

African American Family Services works with individuals, families and communities impacted by addiction and mental illness. From our holistic standpoint, we provide culturally-specific chemical and mental health services that impact family preservation and promote community-based change and wellness in the African American community.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help the African American individual, family, and community to reach a greater state of well-being through the delivery of community-based, culturally specific chemical health, mental health, and family preservation services.

Our Vision

We will act as the preeminent thought and research leader on African American behavioral health and wellness.

Our Values

  • We believe that culture matters.
  • We believe in a holistic approach, emphasizing wellness and treating the whole person with dignity and respect.
  • We believe in developing people's strengths, not focusing on their weaknesses.
  • We believe it is our responsibility to be of service to our communities.
  • We believe in innovation.