Acción Comunal Latinoamericana de Montgomery County (ACLAMO), located in Norristown, is the only bi-lingual social service agency in Montgomery County. Since 1976 ACLAMO has worked to promote improved access to economic, health, educational, social and cultural opportunities for low-income individuals and families in Montgomery County, especially those of Spanish speaking background. ACLAMO offers low-income Latinos access to programs in employment, housing, supplementary education/drop-out prevention, family literacy, early prenatal care and primary care health services and parenting education.
Bryn Mawr College and ACLAMO have been connected in many ways since 2004, and Bryn Mawr students have:
During 2013-2014, Bryn Mawr and ACLAMO established a new college access program called ADELANTE for middle school students who attend the After-School Program.