Staff

Anna Shaffer

Anna Shaffer

Anna Shaffer is a case manager with the Immigrant Wellness Program, which provides intensive case management services to individuals facing significant barriers to self-sufficiency. Anna also works with the Immigrant Wellness Group programming which provides immigrants ways to work towards goals in a safe group setting. She originally got involved with HIAS Pennsylvania through volunteering while working as the services coordinator for a nonprofit providing ESL classes to immigrants in South Jersey.

Anna is passionate about refugee and immigrant rights, mental health and collective healing, and most of all her clients integration and the strengths that they bring to the United States. Anna has experience working with refugees abroad and focused much of her college research around migration as a basic human right and intercultural communication.