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Testimonials

“Our son…cares about himself and others around him…He has regained hope and faith in life…And as a family, we have a huge increase in the positive interaction and time we share. Thank you for giving us so much.”

- Headway Client

Melissa Thoms, BS

Melissa Thoms

Supervisor, Plus Program

Coordinator, Community Services

Phone: 612-481-6227
Fax: 612-861-3446
Email: melissa.thoms@headway.org
6425 Nicollet Avenue South
Richfield, MN 55423 

Melissa has been in human services since 2007 and at Headway since 2011. From 2011 to August, 2014, she worked directly with clients as an ALC Plus Case Coordinator at SECA, and transitioned into a supportive staff position working directly with her colleagues.  Since 2014 she has worked as Coordinator for the Truancy, Children's Mental Health Case Management, and Diversion programs.  In 2018, she accepted the Plus Program Supervisor position in addition to her Community Services role.  "I am eager to work with the Plus Program staff and support them with all of the wonderful work they do for their clients," she says.    

When not at work, Melissa enjoys spending time with her family.   

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