On May 10th, 2016, at the annual Resource Parent Appreciation Dinner the Pathways, Inc. Therapeutic Foster Care Program awarded The Nichols Award, also known as the Resource Parent of the Year Award, to Shirley Williams of Elmira, NY. The Nichols Award honors a Resource Parent/Family for going above and beyond in working with children and families. Shirley Williams has been a Resource Parent for Pathways, Inc. for over 22 years, has been an active member in her community and church, and is a former Elmira City Council Woman. Shirley Williams has provided extraordinary care, advocacy, and guidance to youths and their families of origin.
If you are interested in becoming a Pathways, Inc. Resource Parent, please contact Sharon at (607) 937-4524.