Non profit making organization (NGO under the French law of 1901), recognized as a beneficial to the public at large (“reconnaisance d’utilité publique”) by the French Republic in 1956,  AAAS is independent from any religion or political party.

Based on the values of solidarity and mutual aid, AAAS has always been an important actor of the major events that have marked the history of the Armenian Community in France.

Since its inception, AAAS has constantly developed its activities around three main areas: retirement homes, welfare towards the Armenian community and sustainable development in Armenia.