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Pathways, MI to Merge with Arbor Circle

Thursday, August 25, 2016

The Boards of Directors of Arbor Circle and Pathways, MI announced they have signed an agreement for Pathways to merge with and into Arbor Circle. The merger will complete a partnership between Arbor Circle and Pathways that started last year.

"Arbor Circle currently has an Affiliation Agreement with Pathways that permitted both organizations to maximize efficiencies by sharing services to deliver mental health and counseling services to 11 counties across West Michigan. This merger takes that partnership to the next level by combining our organizations and really recognizes the compatibility and strengths of both organizations. The Pathways’ team is a great group of people who are dedicated to the communities they serve and we look forward to them joining our team,” said Jack Greenfield, president and chief executive officer of Arbor Circle. 

Pathways provides diverse programming including: child welfare, substance abuse and mental health counseling, all dedicated to enabling children, adults and families to achieve positive change in their lives and communities. Services are offered in: Allegan, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola and Ottawa counties. The $3.3 million organization annually serves more than 11,000 children, adults and families. Pathways has offices in Holland, Allegan and Muskegon.

Upon closing of the agreement, which is expected to be effective on October 1, 2016, Pathways will be consolidated into Arbor Circle. The combined organization will continue to offer services as Arbor Circle and Pathways, a program of Arbor Circle.

Read the full press release here: Pathways, MI to Merge with Arbor Circle.pdf