DFW AHEC DFW Area Health Education Center

Health Literacy
The DFW AHEC makes our communities healthier. Our programs include:

Ventanilla de Salud
Ventanilla de Salud, or Window to Health, is a health literacy program of the Institute for Mexicans Abroad. The DFW AHEC serves as the lead agency and partners with community organizations to deliver culturally competent health education and referrals to low-cost providers for Hispanics in North Texas. The center is open each day from 8 am - 1 pm at the Consulate General of Mexico. Click for brochures in English, or Spanish, or call 214-648-8332 for more information.

Hispanic Health Education Resources
Online Hispanic Health Education Resources
Index of Hispanic Health Education Resources (available for preview at the DFW AHEC office)

Other Services Offered by DFW AHEC
We offer both free and low-cost health literacy presentations (including fun, hands-on exercises) for groups large and small. DFW AHEC also designs custom health education programs for use with certain populations. Contact Lori Millner to discuss presentations in areas such as: sexually transmitted diseases, communicable diseases and handwashing, diabetes management and nutrition, tobacco education, and oral health education.