The New Life Health Care Agency team consists of the following professionals:

Shirley Priester-Delgado, MSW

Division of Developmental Disabilities Program Director


New Life Health Care Agency’s Division of Developmental Disabilities Program Director Shirley Priester-Delgado oversees the need of the day to day programming & services throughout New Jersey. Shirley graduated from Rutgers University School of Social Work in 2018 with a Master’s in Social Work with a specialization in Health and Aging. As well as a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science degree from Wilmington University.

She has over 10 years of experience in numerous roles within the health and aging population. These roles consist of working directly with the elderly and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the community as well as in their homes.

Her passion for advocating and supporting the elderly and disable comes from case management, being a caregiver, a direct support professional, an employment specialist, as well as a program director and a community support senior coordinator for individuals with disabilities. Shirley is a true advocate, and offers support to individuals in need of specific services to help keep them living active and productive lives within their communities.