Newsmaker: Hayley Foster
Noteworthy: Foster received Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic's Making-A-Difference Award at a ceremony last month.
Residence: A McKeesport native, Foster recently moved to Butler.
Occupation: Foster is a service coordinator at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. She works with the chronically homeless in the Neighborhood Living Project, a program that uses grants to secure housing for those in need. In her free time, she volunteers to help her clients go to the food bank and offers them cooking classes.
Education: Foster received a bachelor's degree in child development and family relations from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2004. She is attending IUP to earn her master's degree in community counseling.
Quote: "I feel very honored, though I feel it's really what my job entails. It's just part of my job."
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