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The ADELANTE Program (named after the Spanish word for “moving forward”) was created in partnership with Bryn Mawr College’s office of Civic Engagement to expand educational opportunities for youth in the Norristown area. As such, the program is offered free of charge to students who demonstrate initiative and drive and currently serves twenty students in […]

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Health Literacy

The most basic health care tasks can seem challenging when language and the healthcare system are unfamiliar. The mothers in our Family Literacy program learn how to manage these challenges in English as part of the Family Literacy program. The Health Literacy curriculum covers everything from learning parts of the body, identifying illnesses, contacting health […]

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Case Management

Since 1977, the focus of the ACLAMO Social Services team has been to provide individuals and families with direct bi-lingual assistance where at all possible, and offer referrals to other professional agencies when necessary. The Director of Social Services and assistant case worker assist close to 3,000 people a year in our Norristown location. Issues […]

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STEAM Summer Bridge

ACLAMO’S 2015 Summer Bridge Program really adds up Staff + Volunteers + Presenters = Excitement ACLAMO’s regular team of teachers is organizing and leading Summer Bridge, which runs from June 29 to August 6. A total of 121 students in grades kindergarten through ninth grade are participating. Classes are being held in Stewart Middle School, […]

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STEAM After School

Throughout the school year, ACLAMO Family Centers offers an After School Program to at-risk children in the Norristown Area School District grades K through 8. The mission of the program is to foster school achievement through a combination of remediation, enrichment and language support as needed. With the help of tutors from local universities (including […]

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Family Literacy

Over the past 13 years, ACLAMO has served nearly 300 families in our Family Literacy Program. This program year saw an increase not only in the number of families served, but a significant 95% of the graduates in our pre-kindergarten program were assessed as “ready to read and succeed in Kindergarten and early grades” as […]

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