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Who We Are

United Achievers’ Community Services (UACS) was established in 1985 through its affiliation with the social group, United Achievers’ Club. UACS is a thriving organization providing social services for Peel Region’s Caribbean and Black Communities. The agency supports, encourages and participates in many alliances, collaborations, social events and community activities that strengthen support and promote Peel Region’s Caribbean and Black communities.

UACS Inc. works within a culturally-sensitive, anti-oppression and diversity framework. What does this mean to you?

  • Cultural-sensitivity: understanding the needs of diverse populations and respecting cultural differences in addressing issues of disparity, competently.
  • Anti-oppression framework: it combines the use of organizational change process and a logic model to help in the identification and discussion of challenges.
  • Diversity: our commitment to growing and sustaining an inclusive learning, living and working community that encourages and celebrates cross-cultural understanding and awareness.

 

Our Mission:  United Achievers’ Community Services is a non-profit charitable multi-service organization serving primarily Peel Region’s Caribbean and Black communities. We are committed to strengthening and enhancing the quality of life of families and individuals, by providing culturally sensitive programs, support, resources, education and training.

Our Philosophy: The philosophy of UACS Inc is to provide prompt, competent care and culturally-appropriate services to individuals, families and groups in our communities to address current needs and understand emerging ones. We recognize that barriers to becoming integrated into Canadian life are revealed through socialization, economics and demographics. Our aim is to assist our clients by providing pathways to achieve their full potential and contribute to improving their health, well-being and quality of life, in addition to being a self-reliant citizens that fosters the strengthening of community

Our Goals:


Integrity

To serve with integrity and an ethical stance

Excellence

To drive excellence through professionalism

Respect

To ensure respect for all is reciprocated by trust

Transparency

To maintain transparency as a cornerstone of our operations

Confidentiality

To never compromise confidentiality

Contact Information

36 Queen Street East
Goodison Building - Lower Level
Brampton, Ontario
L6V 1A2
  1 905 455 6789
  1 905 455 6162
  uacs@unitedachievers.org

 

Our Staff

Angela Carter

Executive Director

Alyson Joseph

Manager, Programs & Volunteers

Grace Newsome

Snr. Prog Coord., Healthy, Active and Wise...

Victoriya Wright

Program Coordinator, Youth Entrepreneurship...

Jacquline Burrowes

Counsellor, Building Healthy Families Program

Noela McFarlane

Counsellor, Building Healthy Families Program

Janin Bartholomew

Counsellor, Fresh Start for Women

Izzy Ohiro

Asst. Coordinator, Healthy, Active & Wise...

Norvett Fleurinord

Enhanced Youth Outreach Worker

Charmaine Hanson

Counsellor, Building Healthy Families

Zeresha McKenzie

Bingo Coordinator & Asst. Program Coordinator...

Davene Leslie

Asst. Program Coordinator, HAWS

Tishell Samuels

Office Support & Program Coordinator, After-...

Karen Humber

Bookkeeper

Our Board

John Scott

Chairman & President

Leon Dann

Vice Chair

Andrea Randall

Secretary/Treasurer

Jai Naraine

Director

Patricia Wilson

Director

Mark Tucker

Director

Juan Stanovich

Director

Nikki Clarke

Director

Melodie Fraser

Director

Peel Region

The Region of Peel serves 1.3 million residents and approximately 88,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.

Visit www.peelregion.ca to learn how Peel Region works for families and businesses.

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For more information about United Achievers' Community Services, please contact us.