Learn how our programs change lives.
In early 2000, HAO started the HAO Counseling Clinic. These are bilingual counseling services staffed by a qualified team of psychiatrists, psychologists and counselors available to the general public. We accept insurance from Aetna, AmeriHealth Caritas, Gateway Assured, Gateway, Medicare parts A and B, UnitedHealthcare, and UPC.
Contact: Yanelis Fermin
Tel: (610) 351-2292 ext.2011
HAO's Housing Counseling Program provides services, including:
Information and referral services for housing related programs.
Translations and services to help you deal with your landlord.
Education in areas such as budgeting and goal planning.
Rental assistance (when funding permits).
Contact: Maria Cruz or Edna Lopez
Tel: (610) 435-5334 ext.2047
We provide adult learners with opportunities to to improve their English proficiency. There are comprehensive educational classes to learn, practice, and gain fluency in English with experienced, qualified instructors.
For more information, please contact the program director, below.
Contact: Edna Lopez
Tel: (610) 435-5334 ext.2049
The Nutrition Program helps low-income households buy the food needed for good health. As part of the food stamp program, we offer workshops and programming that assist our community in developing healthy eating habits.
HAO staff is trained and ready to take your confidential call.
Contact: Yvonne Weaver
Tel: (610) 435-5334 ext.2048
DRUG AND ALCOHOL RECOVERY
HAO is committed to helping its clients address and recover from addiction to drugs and alcohol. Our therapists have one focus: to bring long-term sobriety to every client.
We offer an initial assessment, and assist clients with individual and group therapy by creating relapse prevention plans for lasting recovery.
Contact: Edith Torres
Tel: (610) 351-7409
SOCIAL SERVICE REFERRAL
HAO makes thousands of referrals every year. We provide general referrals and case management services regarding food banks, Lehigh County Agencies for Adult Services, Children & Youth, drug & alcohol rehab and detox, mental health treatment, Aging, & Housing Authority, Red Cross, Social Security, Allentown Literacy Council, and applications for birth certificates.
Contact: HAO Reception
Tel: (610) 435-5334 ext.2101 or 2201