• Our Mission

     

    Organize Social Workers and Related Health Services professionals to strengthen, develop and improve the resources and services available to best meet the needs of the communities we serve.

     

     

    Legacy, Promise & Leadership

     

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    ADVOCACY: The Algún Día Project

    Thank you to all the Social Workers that have committed their time, effort and expertise in bringing more awareness to this issue and initiating a city-wide collaboration addressing the needs of children migrant candy sellers in New York.

     

     

    The findings are in. Learn more about the research with the New York Immigration Coaltion and Algún Día.

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    NAPRHSW APPOINTS TIFFANY HERVAS AS INTERIM PRESIDENT

    February 2024

    The National Association of Puerto Rican Hispanic Social Workers is pleased to announce Tiffany Hervas as Interim President. As a 2014 Student Scholarship Recipient, 2016 Scholarship Brunch keynote speaker, and an active member of the association throughout the developing years of her career, she brings a wealth of diverse experience and leadership in the nonprofit sector. She is committed to the association’s mission to organize Social Workers and Related Health Services professionals to strengthen, develop and improve the services available to Latinos.

     

    Tiffany Hervas, LMSW is a social entrepreneur by profession with a background in program development, financial management and philanthropy. She is nationally known as a thought leader on Financial Therapy and Trauma, and the Founder/ CEO of Resilient Wealth Consulting specializing in philanthropy for organizations that serve marginalized communities and personal finance first generation professionals and families of mixed status. She has trained mental health and financial professionals alike toward supporting their clients in healing their relationships with money through a trauma informed and culturally responsible lens. Her experience has ranged within providing psychological evaluation for immigration petitions, supporting human trafficking survivors, and survivors of intimate partner violence, leading advocacy initiatives for psychedelic-assisted therapy, and is a national speaker on mental health and financial wellbeing. With over a decade of advocacy in social justice issues, she has planted her flag in the fight toward economic empowerment, educational justice, immigration, and support for mental health and human services professionals.


    She is Ecuadorian-born, and New York raised, by Puerto Rican and Ecuadorian parents who have shaped and inspired deep appreciation for culture, community and service. She obtained her Associate Degree in Psychology from Suffolk Community College, a Bachelor of Social Work from Stony Brook University and Master of Social Work from Hunter College, with a focus on community organizing, planning and development.

     

    Advisory Board: Lou Medina (Immediate Past President), Lynda Ayala- Perdomo, Lois Logan and Vilma Matos.

     

    THE 36th ANNIVERSARY AWARDS GALA

    Left to Right: Legislator Samuel Gonzalez, Lois Logan, Chair, Scholarship Committee,
    Pilar Delgado, HONOREE, Maria Elena Girone, Board Member, Sonia Palacio-Grottola, HONOREE, Gladys Serrano, HONOREE, Rose, Assemblyman Phil Ramos' Office, Dilcia Granville, Gala Chair,

    and Louis Medina, NAPRHSW, President.

    Photography by: Walter Sanchez

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    Thank you for your support!