Merrimack Valley AHEC

Welcome to Merrimack Valley AHEC! We are thrilled to introduce AHEC Scholars, a program designed exclusively for students at Merrimack College in North Andover, MA. Stay tuned for more information on this exciting initiative.

Quitting Smoking and Smoking Cessation Programs through Merrimack Valley AHEC at Greater Lawrence Family Health CenterAt AHEC, we are proud to host the Northeast Tobacco Free Community Partnership. Through funding from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, this program actively supports community efforts to reduce smoking and secondhand smoke exposure. We partner with local groups and policy leaders to empower smokers to quit. For more information, contact Ashley Hall, Program Director, at (978) 722-2864.

Looking for accurate English-Spanish translations? AHEC provides exceptional translation services at competitive rates, with fast turnaround times. From medical related materials, to employee manuals, marketing materials, and surveys. For more information, contact Ana Ortiz at

At AHEC, we offer a wide range of classes, trainings, and educational opportunities for you to explore. For the latest updates on these exciting learning experiences, please get in touch with Ashley Hall at (978) 722-2864.

Discover a world of possibilities at Merrimack Valley AHEC – where education, community support, and excellence come together!

Spanish Translation Services

LatinX Culture and Family, reaching out to LatinX communities through highly effective translation services from Merrimack Valley AHEC at Greater Lawrence Family Health Center.At GLFHC, we offer culturally-competent Spanish translation services that go beyond mere communication. We understand that reaching out to consumers in this area requires more than just words – it requires respect and effectiveness.

Our team is led by Ana Ortiz, a highly experienced Cultural Language Specialist with over three decades of experience at GLFHC’s Area Health Education Center (AHEC). With her wealth of regional and cultural knowledge, she is an invaluable resource in translating our health center’s internal and external marketing materials.

Whether you’re aiming to expand your reach with the Hispanic and Latinx market segment or to effectively communicate with your Hispanic and Latinx employees, our AHEC Spanish Translation Services can help you connect with this population in culturally-competent Spanish.

For more information, please contact Ana Ortiz via email at