The Asian Welfare & Cultural Association (AWCA) The Asian Welfare and Cultural Association (AWCA) was established in 2002, with a view to meet the needs of the minority Asian Community in Eastleigh, who were often isolated and had poor access to information about services and resources in the community and their place in it.It had a particular focus on older people from those communities and this continues through the Asian Elders Group. The AWCA has members from various ethnicities and religions. These include: Sikhs Hindus Muslims Christians Asian Elders GroupThe Group started in 2002. It meets every Wednesday from 12pm - 4pm at the Holy Cross Catholic Church, Leigh Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO50 9DF. It is a drop-in group for older members of the community. New members are very welcome to join the group.Web: www.awca-eastleigh.org.uk Contact: Mr D. S. Mann, Chair of AWCA Eastleigh CommitteeEmail: [email protected] Telephone: 07817 800846Address: Care of Rajni Bali, Eastleigh Borough Council, Eastleigh House, Upper Market Street, Eastleigh, SO50 9YN.