On my time off, you will find me roaming the Eastern Sierras in Penny, my camper van.

Director of Residential Services

Kristen Patterson

Kristen Patterson is the Executive Director of New Morning Youth & Family Services. She has spent her entire adult life working with at-risk youth, starting at the Contra Costa Probation Department. Prior to her current role, she was the Shelter Director for New Morning’s Ashby House.  She currently sits on the Child Abuse Prevention Council, the Commission on Youth and Families, and the El Dorado County Continuum of Care (El Dorado Opportunity Knocks).

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