Both ‘Akwaaba’ and ‘Ayeh’ mean WELCOME in Akan (spoken in Ghana) and Hindi (spoken in South Asia).
Akwaaba Ayeh’s main purpose is to help and empower Black (a collective term used to describe client groups who originate from South Asia (i.e.India, Pakistan and Bangladesh) Africa and the Caribbean, and their carers experiencing/living with mental illness, from the very acute to a mild emotional imbalance.
Advocacy is provided to the client groups identified above living in the City. Other services provided include:
Representation at Mental Health Review Tribunals, providing sufficient information as to enable choice, liaising with other related agencies.
Providing information, advice and guidance in relation to employment, training, finances and support.