ABS helps Americans in need

U. S. Embassy
U. S. Embassy

The ABS serves as a conduit between the U.S. Embassy and the American Community in Mexico City.

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Dr. Rojas
Dr. Rojas

Our doctor consults with a patient.

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The Cherry Pie Festival is our premier event. Held at the ambassador's residence, we honor the person who has contributed the most to helping others.

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Membership dues are tax deductible

"For the Embassy and Consulate there is no higher priority than protecting the citizens. The American Benevolent Society is an important partner in our efforts to support our citizens."

The Embassy of the United States in Mexico

Looking out for our community

The ABS offers direct and indirect services and referrals.


Economic Assistance

  • Emergency assistance for basic needs, including food, housing, transportation.

  • Assistance to buy medicines, prosthesis and similar devices.

  • Pensions

  • Scholarships

  • Funerary services

  • Doctors fees

  • Laboratory and imaging costs

  • Wheel chairs, crutches, hospital beds and other physical disability needs

  • Caretakers

  • Transportation

  • U. S. Embassy liaison for federal benefits and citizens services

  • Financial management for people with mental impairments or homebound

  • Administration of social security benefits for the impaired

Health Care

  • Annual Health Fair offering vaccinations and checkups

  • Hospitals and other institutions

  • Nursing Homes

  • Medical Care (Doctors, nurses, nurse's aides)

  • Discount pharmacies, health care programs (VRIM)

  • Wills and advanced directives

  • Transportation to and from medical appointments

  • Psychological support (Provided by a licensed Social Worker)

    • Advice and consultation on a wide variety of issues and problems

  • Home Visits

    • Physical Therapy

    • Doctor and nurse welfare visits

    • Shopping assistance

    • Caretaker

Voting Assistance

Social Events

  • Cherry Pie Festival at the U. S. Ambassador's Residence on Washington's Birthday Feb. 22

  • Mother's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas luncheons

Reading Room

  • Copies of The Economist and The Sunday New York Times are available to read. Thanks to Marc Chassinat at Todolaprensa.