PUERTO RICAN FAMILY INSTITUTE

NON-FOR-PROFIT, MULTI-PROGRAMS, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY.

Welcome!  / ¡Bienvenido!

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Puerto Rican Family Institute, Inc. is based on the principle of people first.  We are proud to provide person-centered care to the individuals we serve. PRFI’s focus is on the person and their strengths, not their diagnosis or disability.  Our support is focused on achieving the person’s aspirations and tailored to the needs and unique circumstances that they present to us.

PUERTO RICAN FAMILY INSTITUTE, INC.

A non-for-profit, multi-program, family-oriented health and human services agency that provides culturally sensitive services to children adults and families in all of New York Communities.  We also provide services in Puerto Rico.

 

We are committed to the elimination of racism, the prevention of violence, and all forms of discrimination. PRFI commitment to the people and communities we serve to assist with empowering and removing barriers of African Americans, Latinos, and all minorities in New York and Puerto Rico. No one is denied services for race, language, sexual orientation, religion, or inability to pay.  Our diverse staff is here and ready to help everyone that walks through our doors. WE ARE PRFI!

 

Is to enhance the functioning and self-sufficiency of diverse marginalized communities and prevent family disintegration.

OUR MISSION

 

Programs Directors 

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Diana Almanzar

Corporate Compliance and Privacy Office

 

Carlos M. Barbosa

Child & Adult Placement Prevention Programs

Norma Batista

VP Children & Families Development

Puro Cedeño

Information & Technology/MIS

Sonia Gonzalez-Cruz

Head Start Bronx, NY

Candida Hierro

Human Resources

Syed Islam

Residential Programs

Maria Larraguibel

Mental Health and Health Homes

 

Miguel A. Nin

Facility Manager/ Operations

Charlie Ugarte

Finance

Luis A. Rodriguez

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Team

Executive Team

Mildred Allen, P.h.D.

Board Chair


John Robert

Vice Chair/Treasurer

 

Sonia Villanueva

1st Vice Chair,

 

Angelina Cabrera

Secretary

 

Patricia Stryker

Board Member

 

Johanna A. Decelleri

Board Member

 

Ana Marie Vazquez 

Board Member

 

Manuel Mendez

Board Member

 

Maria Dávila-Peguero

Board Member and President of Hope for Families and Children Foundation, Inc.

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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

 

 

Maria Staface 

Director of Quality Assurance 

Lynsey Tucker

Program Director

Health Home-Case Management Services for Adults

Kara Beth Kimble

Program Director

Family Support Services

Barbara Bonhome

Program Director

Home Base Crisis Intervention

Case Management Services for Children & Adolescents