We Improve the Quality of Life of Hispanic Families



 A program designed to serve children, adolescents and families in the Lehigh Valley            

HAO (The Hispanic American Organization) as a community-based mental health outpatient facility will provide mental health services: Psychiatric evaluations, psychosocial assessments, outpatient counseling and groups to children, adolescents under the age of 18 and their families or legal guardians. The clinic will open from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

This service is designed to promote mental health interventions and improve performance in children youth and families. The clinic will be responsible for diagnostic and treatment services as a multidisciplinary team with the assistance of a psychiatrist, individual therapy as well as family therapy and peer group therapy.

Services will be provided to the general public without bias, because of race, sex ethnicity, religion or sexual preference. The clinic operation will be in accordance with Federal and State regulations.  Services will be provided at 462 W Walnut St., Allentown, PA 18102.

Adequate treatment will be provided by professional therapists and will be designed on an individual basis under the relevant statutes, regulations and professional standards to help in promoting a healthier improvement in his/her mental health illness.

The Program Director will be responsible that the clinic staff is trained and experienced in working with adolescents, children and families.  The staff will be trained in trauma informed care/grief and loss dialectical behavioral application, crisis prevention and interventions, suicide assessment, cultural competency, best practices and family system approaches.

For more information about the program you can contact Carmen Guzman at 610-351-2292 Ext.2101