EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF OLDER ADULT SERVICES
Sheryl Fuller is the Division Director for Older Adult Services at Educational Alliance. A skilled social worker and administrator, Ms. Fuller brings to Educational Alliance experience and expertise in providing direct and indirect service, short term counseling, crisis intervention case management and outreach to senior populations with an emphasis on the socially isolated and hard to reach. She is responsible for the administration of five programs including two senior centers, a naturally occurring retirement community supportive service program, a day program for homeless, formerly homeless, and mentally ill older adults, and two apartment buildings meeting the needs of seniors located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Ms. Fuller has been a leader in the development and implementation of The Center for Balanced Living, a model of health and wellness programs and services across all of Educational Alliance’s older adult programming. She provides clinical supervision to social work staff and field instruction to master’s level candidates in their social work field placements. She develops new programs in response to the changing needs of the target population, and builds links to other community social service agencies and providers. Ms Fuller is a board member and past treasurer of the Lower East Side Inter-Agency Council on Aging. She is also an active member of the Senior Issues Advocacy Committee of the United Neighborhood Houses and has represented the agency at numerous conferences, presentations and advocacy forums on senior issues. Ms. Fuller received her master’s degree in social work from S.U.N.Y at Stony Brook and is a licensed social worker in the State of New York.