Our Services

We offer a wide variety of services and classes for the community:
Citizenship Classes Prepare for the citizenship test.
Turkish Classes Learn to speak Turkish!
English Classes Learn English as a second language.
Religion Religious classes and support including Ahiska cemetery and related services
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Who We Are

Creating a Unity Among Diversity

We are the Ahiska Turkish American Community Center of Dayton, Ohio, a non-profit organization founded to help provide for the needs of the Ahiska community of the Greater Dayton region, by equipping our members with the education and tools needed to succeed and become quality citizens of the United States of America. We work to create, promote, and save our Ahiska culture while creating a collaboration between the Ahiska people and American society.Please feel free to look around at the various programs we provide to help accomplish such an important mission.

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News Entries

Ismail Aydin, Parliamentarian from “Justice and Development ” Party of Turkey have visited Ahiska Turkish American Community Center

Posted June 11, 2014

June 9, 2014 ATACC of Dayton and its president Islam Shakhbandarov were honored to host a special guest who arrived to Dayton early morning, Ismail Aydin, who is a Parliamentarian from “Justice and Development” ruling party in Turkey. The main purpose of Mr. Aydin’s visit was to learn and identify the needs of Ahiska Turks [...]

One Ohio City’s Growth Strategy? Immigrants

Posted June 10, 2014

Dayton puts out the welcome mats In old North Dayton, It’s easy to spot the newcomers. Over the past few years, about 3,000 Turkish refugees have settled here and set about rebuilding this blighted neighborhood. Decaying houses with weed-choked lawns are giving way to tidy dwellings with colorful paint jobs. As his minivan winds through [...]

Representatives of USCIS and Social Security Office have visited ATACC of Dayton

Posted April 21, 2014

April 16, 2014 Ahiska Turkish American Community Center of Dayton had a conference dedicated to the topic of Immigration and Social Security Benefits. Representatives from both agencies specifically came to Dayton all the way down from Cincinnati to introduce themselves and the functions of their offices. We had very informative discussion. People learned a lot [...]