The Puerto Rican Family Institute, Inc. (PRFI) is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to enhance the functioning and self-sufficiency of diverse marginalized communities, and to prevent family disintegration.
PRFI is a multi-program, family-oriented health and human service agency that provides culturally sensitive services to all children, youth, adults and families, and respects all individual’s ethnic, cultural and personal identities. Each individual’s identity and community, however that person defines them, serve as the foundation for the culturally responsive services that the Institute provides.
The agency’s core services include outpatient mental health treatment, child foster care placement preventive services, HIV/AIDS mental health treatment prevention and education, case management programs, residential care, crisis intervention, and Head Start.
PRFI currently operates over 20 programs located throughout New York City, Jersey City, New Jersey, and Puerto Rico.