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Before APM’s founding, basic social services were largely unavailable to Philadelphia’s Spanish-speaking residents. That all changed in 1970 when a small group of social activists decided to claim their seat at the table and demand a change. That spirit of resilience still rings true today and underpins the work we do every day.

As a community-based organization, we are embedded in the neighborhood fabric. Our wraparound human and health services make Philadelphia a place of opportunity and support the development of at-risk youth and families.

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COVID-19 Exacerbating Challenges for Latino Patients

COVID-19 Exacerbating Challenges for Latino Patients

Pamela Montano, MD, recalls the recent case of a patient with bipolar II disorder who was improving after treatment with medication and therapy when her life was upended by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The patient, who is Puerto Rican, lost two cousins to the virus, two of her brothers fell ill,..

Posted by Nilda Ruiz