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PUERTO RICAN FAMILY INSTITUTE

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

Welcome!  / ¡Bienvenido!

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Empowering Families since 1960

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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 participants 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.

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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!

OUR MISSION

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

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are practice patterns that each member of PRFI team takes seriously as an essential key to growth and development 

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Program Directors 

Sonia Gonzalez-Cruz

Head Start Bronx, NY

 

Lynsey Tucker

Program Director

Health Home-Case Management Services for Adults

 

Gilberto Sorto Flores 

Facilities Supervisor 

 

Kara Beth Kimble

Program Director

Family Support Services

Barbara Bonhome

Program Director

Home Base Crisis Intervention

Case Management Services for Children & Adolescents

Syed Islam

Residential Programs

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Executive Team

Mildred Allen, P.h.D.

Board Chair


John Robert

1st Vice-Chair

 

Sonia Villanueva

2nd Vice-Chair

 

Johanna A. Decelleri

Secretary

 

Manuel Mendez

Treasurer

 

Patricia Stryker

Board Member

 

Ana Marie Vazquez 

Board Member

Angelina Cabrera

Board Member

Michael Khodadadi

Board Member

 

Maria Dávila-Peguero

Board Member 

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Board of Directors

 

Charlie Ugarte

Director of Finance

Diana Almanzar

Chief Corporate Compliance & Privacy Officer​

Maria Larraguibel

VP Behavioral Health Services 

Norma Batista

VP Early Education Services 

 

Carlos M. Barbosa

VP Children and Families services 

Peter Gonzalez 

Director of Human Resources 

 

Luis Rodriguez

Chief Executive Officer & President