Chief Executive Officer
Service Program for Older People (SPOP)
Nancy Harvey, LMSW, has served as the chief executive of Service Program for Older People (SPOP) in New York City since 1990. During her tenure SPOP has grown from a neighborhood-based agency primarily serving homebound older adults to a regional resource for affordable mental healthcare for adults age 55 and older. A graduate of the State University of New York system, she holds a B.A. from SUNY New Paltz and M.S.W. from SUNY Albany. She has been an advocate for increasing access to geriatric mental health care in the region and has developed outreach strategies in partnership with NYC Aging, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Mount Sinai Health System, New York-Presbyterian Hospital System, SAGE/Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders, VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and dozens of other organizations. She is a member of the Board of Directors of The Coalition for Behavioral Health Agencies in New York City, where she serves as Chair of the Healthy Aging Committee. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Bloomingdale Family Program, a nationally-recognized educational program for young children.