Welcome to JAAOCF
A 501(c)3 non-profit organization in Orlando, Florida (Central Florida Area)
In November of 1985, the organization was first named West Indian Civic Association, then The Jamaican American Society of Central Florida. In 1986, it became the Jamaican American Association of Central Florida by founding members Mrs. Marjorie & Desmond Brown, et al.
The Jamaica American Association of Central Florida (JAAOCF) is a 501 C (3) non-profit, non-political organization in Orlando, established in 1986 primarily to provide a support group for Jamaicans residing in Central Florida. We are committed to educate and inspire by helping those preserve, enhance and promote our cultural heritage by focusing on education, our youth, community service and emergency assistance both locally and internationally, and so much more.
JAAOCF, Annual Independence Scholarship & Gala is held each year in August by coming together with our community to celebrate and honor individuals who are making a difference as community leaders and recognizing our young people in their pursuits of higher education.
The JAAOCF is a 501 C (3) non-profit, non-political organization in Orlando, established in 1985 primarily to provide a support group for Jamaicans residing in Central Florida.
To preserve, enhance and promote our cultural heritage by and through
our focus on education,
our youth, community service and emergency assistance both locally and internationally.
We invite you to become
a member of the Jamaican American Association of Central Florida (JAAOCF), to help support our cultural heritage, educational and scholarship programs, events, etc.
Throughout the year JAAOCF, hosts several events, (Health Fair, Caribbean Heritage Month, Independence Scholarship & Gala, Christmas Gift Drive, Thanksgiving Food Drive, and much more.
UPCOMING 2024 EVENTS
Community Health Fair
JAAOCF In Collaboration with Knockalava. For tickets & Information, please call