Darving Irizarry

Director of Operations and Specialized Services

Darving Irizarry joined Saint John’s Residence four years ago as The Director of Specialized Services and Operations.

Darving chose his path in social work so that he could have an effect on the lives of many young people as well as helping to strengthen their families while ultimately helping young persons to live the best lives they can.

His responsibilities include overseeing the following programs at Saint John’s Residence: Quality Improvement, Mental Health & Medical Services, Information & Technology and Operations.

He has a knack for analyzing practice performance and developing strategies to improve program performance. He has championed the creation as well as the successful implementation of our quality assurance/improvement program in addition to staff training initiatives.

Darving earned a B.A. in Sociology from SUNY New Paltz, and an MSW from Fordham University.